Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister
Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister Themes
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"Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister" begins and ends with an actual, guttural g-r-r-rowl of utter hatred, so you better believe "hate" is our number one theme! The speaker simply cannot stand his f...
The speaker of "Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister" describes the supposed sins of Brother Lawrence in great detail, showing so much expertise in these various sins that it's clear he really knows...
"Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister" takes place in a cloister, or the central garden of a religious monastery, and the speaker and the other main character, Brother Lawrence, are both monks. So it...
What, you ask? How can "sex" be a theme in a poem that takes place in a monastery? Very easily, actually! The speaker of "Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister" accuses his rival, Brother Lawrence,...
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