Love

Unusual love scene
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Turn to Act two, scene two and remind yourself of the whole scene. This is a very unusual love scene. How effective do you find it and how does it relate to the main concerns of the play as a whole? In act two, scene two Friel has created a very unusual love scene between Maire and Yolland who have just escaped a dance hand in hand. Soon enough language comes between them and they struggle to understand each other.…...
Love and Madness
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They say the mad lover is drugged often by the exhaustion of the confusing state they are in. It is like drowning. Drowning in an ocean with nothing to hold on. Although they will not be able to breathe, they will still feel a sharp sting of unavoidable pleasure around themselves. They will still desire to keep on drowning, to keep on losing their consciousness, to keep on feeling the honeyed pain. It is like drowning, drowning deep. The construction…...
He replies Yes love?
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Eddie replies in his upper crust well spoken tones, un-affected by the question "No I don't think so. " Mickey says " you wanna be best mates, we could be blood brothers, give us your hand. " They both pretend realistically to swap blood and this small scene draws to a close. The parallel scene reopens and the two brothers advance slowly towards one another once again. This time it is Mickey's turn to say something, Mickey says, "When we…...
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Did My Heart Love Till Now?
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“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night.”- Romeo. This is just one of the beautiful quotes from William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. In the 9th grade curriculum, many different types of poetry are being taught including Shakespeare’s work. So why exclude only “Romeo and Juliet”? There has been much debate about whether or not the tragic story of the star-crossed lovers should be taught to 9th graders. Shakespeare’s Romeo…...
And yet not so, since I am sure my love’s more ponderous than my tongue
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Said by Cordelia when she was ment to say something during division scene to prove her love towards her father – Significant because it shows her character: honest, loving, etc. Nothing? Said by Lear when Cordelia responded with nothing to prove her love – Significant because Lear misunderstands Cordelia which is what brings him down to nothing See better, Lear, and let me still remain the true blank of thine eye. Said by Kent when Lear tells him to get…...
True Love Waits
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God opens millions of flowers without forcing the buds, reminding us not force our way but to wait for things to happen perfectly in time. Can we still count the vast number of in-a-relationship students here in our school? Why not try to ask someone how many boyfriends/girlfriends she/he had? Let me rephrase, is there anyone still existing as No-Bf/Gf-Since-Birth? Why not try to ask someone if ever she/he had a boyfriend/girlfriend? Gone are the days when men wait years…...
Story of romantic love Discuss
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Using Jane Eyre page 171 as your starting point, from "I, indeed, talked comparatively little" to "suppose he should be absent spring, summer, and autumn: how joyless sunshine and fine rays will seem! " on page 172, explore the methods which writers use to present romantic love. A romance novel is one which focuses on the developing romantic relationship between two individuals. Its main plot may involve romantic suspense - struggles that associate with obtaining each other's affections. The novel…...
My story: Love is Blind
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Jeremy Gold's was no ordinary 25 year old man. Apart from being stunningly handsome with smooth flawless tanned skin, silky black hair and pumping red lips, he was also an agent working for M.I.5. One sunny afternoon after a full English lunch at the Old Inn Jeremy came home from shooting down a helicopter containing terrorists and bombs. His home was just as un-ordinary as he was. From the outside it looked pretty normal but as soon as you opened…...
Porphyria’s Lover
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Porphyria’s Lover is poem by Robert Browning about a deranged man who suddenly kills his lover for his want to preserve the moment. He strangles Porphyria with her own long, golden hair and stays with the body for the rest of the night. A lot of interpretations have been formulated regarding this poem. The most popular one is that Porphyria’s lover is insane. Some argue that he rally isn’t and some say it was just on the lover’s mind. We…...
Poor love
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I also heard Mrs. Foresight talking to a customer in the post office last Wednesday about how she left her bicycle outside a shop for one minute and when she came out it was gone! Dear me. That same afternoon I was sorting through the post in the backroom of the post office as usual. I found out that Mr. O'Donnel is running for Mayor at his age! Then I noticed a group of property magazines were being sent to…...
Love song, With Two Goldfish
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“(love song, with two goldfish)” by Grace Chua is a contemporary poem written in 2003. The poem is about a pair of goldfish living together in a fishbowl and experiencing a romantic relationship. The two goldfish represent a young couple (young teenagers) growing up in an environment which deprives them of their desires and does not fulfil them; their common feelings of isolation draw them toward each other, then apart as they mature and slowly realize that they do not…...
Love in Donne’s Songs and Sonnets
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The presence of love is thematically interwoven into all of John Donne's Songs and Sonnets. Confronting the ideas of both the eroticism of physical love and the purity and intellectualism of spiritual love, Donne creates a world in which the reader is able to glimpse into the psyche of the poet. It is significant to understand that Donne does not attempt to describe a single and unchanging view of love. Rather, his poetry expresses a variety of emotions and attitudes.…...
Aphrodite: Goddess of Love
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In Greek mythology, each god or goddess has a unique affinity. For example, Athena is the Goddess of war, Poseidon is the God of the sea, and Aphrodite is a famous goddess known for representing beauty, love, and fertility. Aphrodite is quite popular in our world as she is the symbol of the infinitely desirable female. Aphrodite is very mysterious; there is no definite reason of how she was conceived, although there are two stories. One is that she is…...
Maximillian Novak in His Study of Moll’s Love
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Maximillian Novak, in his study of Moll's love affair with the elder brother, has pointed out how "much of the humor in this first part of Moll Flanders results from the heroine's inability to separate her desire for wealth from her love for the heir"(McMaster 132). Defoe has used a good deal of ingenuity in the verbal texture of his narrative to show how love and avarice amalgamate in Moll's mind. At the lovers' first encounter after the elder brother's…...
Impossibility To Live Without Love
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Tell me, sir, have you left behind a love - male or female, I do not presume to know your preference, although the intensity of your gaze suggests the latter - in your homeland? What would you do for love? Love makes us do strange things. It makes us forget what is right and makes us question every moral fibre in our body. For how can one truly be happy in life without a love. Love makes us do things…...
Love Story
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The brain has many unique functions, one of which is that it can store up to millions of memories from your childhood up until now just like a computer or a memory card. Many people believe that a single memory can stay in the human mind forever and attempts on removing it can prove extremely difficult even with the help of a psychologist. I for one, agrees on this theory that it cannot be removed. In my brain, millions of…...
The piece itself is based upon Macconie’s great love for the north
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The piece itself is based upon Macconie's great love for the north; discussing the places, people, experiences and general nomenclature that differs there in comparison to that of the rest of the UK. The overall tone is established very quickly with the writer comparing Wigan to many other cities. These cities all have something in common, they are regarded as somewhat of a joke. "Hick towns that are somewhere to be laughed at. However, this being noted there is still…...
Symbol Of Love
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The rain roared across the bar. I took a shot of tequila with regrets of what I did last night. I looked up from the disgusting brown bar table. She walked into the bar. Her long charcoal colored hair was dripping from the pounding rain. It wrapped around her neck like the choker I bought her for Valentines. Her skin was a silk white with beautiful droplets coming off her skin. She looked directly at me and... smiled? - Diana?…...
The Essence of Love
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The essence of love is an eternally controversial topic, the opinions of which vary from person to person. Some don't have sufficient faith in pure-love, on the contrary, others are firmly convinced that love is unconditional. From my perspective, love is as immaculate as snow that people yearn for, however to some extent, the material factor is supposed to be emphasized beyond reproach. What should be reached an absolute consensus is that genuine love can't depend on how much money…...
A Brother’s Love
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When you compare Louis Erdrich's story "The Red Convertible" and James Baldwin's story "Sonny's Blues", they seem like completely different stories. "The Red Convertible" is about two brothers, Lyman and Henry, who grow up on a Native American reservation in North Dakota. The two brothers share a strong bond that is personified through their love for a certain red car that they share. They go through an amazing Journey and discover a lot about each other. On the other hand,…...
Against Love
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At the beginning of this essay Kipnis says something stands out to me. “Love is, as we know, a mysterious and controlling force. It has vast power over our thoughts and life decisions. It demands our loyalty, and we, in return freely comply” (Kipnis 749). I think this is the best way to explain love. When there is someone that you really love you do and say things that you never imagine yourself doing. I think this is the main…...
Analysis Same Love
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Same Love Medium: Song Composer: Macklemore features vocals by Mary Lambert. Year: 2012 Publisher: Ryan Lewis Analysis: This song is written and sung by Macklemore and has featured vocals by Mary Lambert. Macklemore’s real name is Ben Haggerty. Macklemore’s Uncle is gay and he had wanted to write a song about gay rights and homophobia within the hip-hop community and the world. Macklemore was fuelled by the issue of marriage equality and the flagrant use of ‘gay’ as a derogative…...
An Imaginative Exploration of Same Love
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How and why is a social group represented in a particular way? Throughout history, revolution has been sparked by the influence of social change. Humans are clever, finding dozens of ways to adjust an unsatisfactory establishment into an adequate alternative. With methods ranging from strict non violence to genocide, and producing such change as radical transformation in government or sudden, fundamental shifts in public opinion on social issues. Today, Americans in the United States find themselves in the midst of…...
The ways in which Larkin and Duffy present the reality of love
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Both Larkin and Duffy explore the reality of love in their poetry, examining in detail the unrealistic expectations of romance (such as the oft-held belief that love endures through time and hardship) present in a relationship in ‘Love Songs in Age’ and ‘Valentine’. This eventually leads to the realisation that love does not match such idealistic expectations, as seen in ‘Love Songs in Age’ and ‘Disgrace’. However, while Larkin attributes the loss of love to the erosive nature of time…...
Symptoms of Love
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Robert grave’s poem ‘Symptoms of love’ was written in a period when Graves had a volatile relationship with Laura Riding after leaving his wife. It can be suggested that his experience of relationships may have influenced his views on the concept of love. ‘Symptoms of love’ being the title holds strong imagery and connotations of love are conveyed by his negative views. The poem begins “Love is a universal migraine”82 capturing the poet’s techniques to compare an emotion to a…...
Loves Song, with Two Goldfish
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In the poem, “(love song, with two goldfish)” by Grace Chua, the author describes the evolution of a young romance between two goldfish with its consequential rise and fall using imagery and metaphors. From the title we can automatically understand what the poem will be about and the parenthesis give an image of the shape of the fishbowl, creating a setting. The title is not capitalized because it is not just a statement, but is in fact part of a…...
The Love Between Heathcliff and Catherine
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Love is considered ordinate when two individuals have deep affections and respect for one another. In Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw have deep and sincere love for each other. They spent most of their childhood with one another. The love that Heathcliff and Catherine experience is pure and true. They both contributed different yet special things towards their distinctive relationship. The trust and affection between them would have made the greatest love one has ever seen.…...
The Concept of Love
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When I think about the concept of love, my thoughts are uncertain. When I think about the word love, the four letters arranged in a random pattern, nothing is simpler. Clearly, a distinct difference lies between a word and what it represents. The importance of the word love lies in the power it has over people. When asking someone what love means, not one person has a solid answer to the question. The word love is so abstract, as to…...
Love is Pain
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“Then almighty Juno, pitying her long agony and painful dying, sent Iris down from heaven to release her struggling soul from the prison of her flesh.” - The Aeneid, Book 4, line 693             In Book four of the Aeneid, the selection narrates the tragic story between the protagonist of the story, Aeneas and Dido, the queen of Carthage. Although Aeneas and Dido's relationship only spans a small chapter in the entirety of the Aeneid, it still represent striking themes…...
Go Lovely Rose: An Explication
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Topic Sentence 1: The lover has emphasized sweetness and loveliness of his lady by comparing her to rose. Proof 1: He seems to be disappointed by the fact that his warm love has not been requited by the lady he loves. His impassioned address to the rose – “Go, lovely Rose” – is an instance of apostrophe, a figure of speech effectively used. This comparison not only highlights the lady’s beauty, it also underscores its fragility. Proof. 2. It is…...
Puppy Love
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Every day there are animals that are abused and neglected by heartless individuals. We live by the quote, “A dog is a man’s best friend”. But how is it that one can do such horrid things to a best friend? Puppy mills, animal hoarders, and careless owners are only a few of the biggest contributors to this horrifically criminal act. It breaks my heart to drive to school everyday and be greeted by an animal out on the road flatter…...
Losing a Loved One
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Losing a loved one is like having the rug swept from under you. We make plans for the day, and do not think twice about how those plans can be taken away in the blink of an eye. I never thought much about it myself, until I was faced with the shock, and undeniable truth of my uncle’s death. I do not think anyone really thinks about tragedy until they are actually faced with shocking news. It is amazing how…...
Love and Lust: Two Different Concept
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Love has a different meaning for many. For some, it may be an act of loyalty, and for others, it could be a comforting relationship. It is also an act in which everyone is happy. However, few differentiate love from lust like the character of Tomas from the book “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” by Milan Kundera does. In fact, the function of the fifth part is to prove that even though Tomas has sexual relationships with other women, he…...
Definition of Love
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Is there a specific and accurate definition of love? The true meaning of love is very difficult to find for adults. Do adolescents mature enough to manage love? It is too complex to define love in one word. Even though adolescents are physically matured like adults, they still need to develop mentally because they are still insecure. Teenagers are like thin glass cups; their appearance and mind seem clean and transparent, but they are delicate and can be broken easily..…...
Love in L. A. and The Love of My Life
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The difference between two separate opinions of love could be very similar, yet could be drastically contrasting. In the story "Love in L. A. ", written by Dagoberto Gilb, Jake has, what would appear to a normal person, a skewed vision of love. Out of everything in his world he could chose to love, it is his car that he loves. His car means everything to him and it seems as if nothing else matters. In the story "The Love…...
The Definition of Love
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The definition of love have been changed tough history and continuously in every context. Every times it is used, it is used in different way but there is the comment type that can be applied to every one. We know that there can be multiple types of love such as motherly love, brotherhood love, erotic love, self love, and love for God. And the real love should represent all this types in one person at the same time. According to…...
Platonic Love
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In the Symposium, which is normally dated at the beginning of the middle duration, Plato presents his theory of love. First thing to note is that in Plato's theory, love is provided and its existence is not questioned. The word love leaves the matter uncertain as to whether we are discussing love in the regular, human, sense of the word, or if we are talking about desire in a much broader sense, however in this conversation we are just thinking…...
Love Conquers All
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I believe that a relationship is more than just love, it’s a balance of communication, love, and trust. The day I fell in love was a defining moment in my life. I now had a partner and a life long friend . My husband and I spent the first part of our marriage struggling over money issues. There was never enough money to take care of all the bills and the kids, as well as our moments. Still through all…...
1 Corinthians 13 What Is Love
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The Excellence of Love (1 Corinthians 13)1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 3 And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if…...
Sternberg: Triangular Theory of Love
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In his short article he mentions, "According to the theory, love has three components: (a) intimacy, which incorporates the sensations of nearness, connectedness, and bondedness one experiences in caring relationships; (b) passion, which includes the drives that result in romance, physical tourist attraction, and sexual consummation; and (c) decision/commitment, which includes, in the brief term, the decision that one loves another, and in the long term, the commitment to preserve that love. The amount of love one experiences depends upon…...
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The ways in which Larkin and Duffy present the reality of love

...Ultimately, both Larkin and Duffy share the same purpose of presenting the reality of love by destroying the common belief of its supreme powers through the portrayal of the unmet expectations of romance. However, this is presented in a different man...

1 Corinthians 13 What Is Love

...8 Love never fails; but if there are gifts of prophecy, they will be done away; if there are tongues, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be done away. 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part; 10 but when the perfect comes, the part...
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