In literature, “Are These Actual Miles?” shows a man pimping out his wife and rationalizing his alcoholic abuse by questioning her character; additionally, 50 Shades of Grey shows the sexually abusive relationship between Ana and Christian as Christian ignores the basic ground rules of BDSM. Finally, in the music industry The Crystals compares a man’s abuse to a sweet kiss and within modern times Eminem and Rihanna are a prime example of romanticized abuse as they sing about a violent relationship. Although these media examples can be contused as misinterpreted, rather they were meant to be ironic or as a light hearted joke.
When he finally takes action, it isn’t a loving touch. Second, “My Last Duchess” and “Porphyria’s Lover” are works of ... ... middle of paper ... ...re is the possibility of him hating her and wanting a new wife who wasn’t too adoring and obsessive. In conclusion, the similarity of reasons for their actions, ways of dealing with their lovers, and the difference of the two men are comparison and contrasts of the two poems. Robert Browning had a motive to writing these poems; it could be a possibility of writing to his own lover or mocking the ways of most men. The anger and jealousy of one and the lunacy of another.
This is the case with Catullus and Lesbia and how Lesbia is cheating on him. The last poem is poem number seventy-five. In this poem, Catullus recognizes the sins that Lesbia has committed but still says that he “can never cut this love.” Some individuals still love their partner after what they did.
Love can manipulate someone or distract them from their own morals and things that they believe are right. In the book, The Great Gatsby, By J.F. Fitzgerald, focus on a group of people that all get off their paths because they are distracted by the love and passion they feel for someone. Throughout the story, Fitzgerald uses red to symbolize passion and love in the characters: Tom, Gatsby, and Daisy, through various ways such as singers, leaves, shirts, and blood; he ties it the american dream in the aspect that not everything is obtainable. Tom is a very intimidating, manipulating man married to Daisy, whom he is in love with.
Response to His Coy Mistress Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" is the charming depiction of a man who has seemingly been working very hard at seducing his mistress. Owing to Marvell's use of the word "coy," we have a clear picture of the kind of woman his mistress is. She has been encouraging his advances to a certain point, but then when he gets too close, she backs off, and resists those same advances. Evidently, this has been going on for quite some time, as Marvell now feels it necessary to broach the topic in this poem. He begins in the first stanza by gently explaining that his mistress's coyness would not be a "crime" if there were "world enough, and timeâ€¦" (l.2).
"We were very tired, we were very merry- We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry." These are the first two lines of the poem. The author wants the reader to know that while they were drained of energy, they were still in high spirits. We know this is important to the tone of the poem because the first two lines of each stanza are these same two lines, repeated a total of three times throughout the poem. It is a testament to human will that even without sleep and exhausted, the company of another person can keep the emotions positive.
These short sentences capture the attention of the reader as the poem reaches its climax in which the wife acknowledges her deep sorrow for the long absence of her husband. By not following the rigid form of poetry, Pound allows the reader to feel the sorrowful emotions of the wife. The images of natural environment and wildlife livings put an emphasis o... ... middle of paper ... ...te she must be just to see her beloved husband. Thus, the poetic devices are extremely appropriate and effective to illustrate the longing of the wife. Pound successfully uses various techniques in The River-Merchant’s Wife: A Letter to exude the longing and solitude of the speaker.
The other text of Porphyria’s Lover is more brutal in the lover’s jealously. When she comes home from a ball or party, her husband’s jealously soars through the roof. However, after she cuddles with him, he calms down, but still filled with some form of jealously he strangles her with her own hair. This could ... ... middle of paper ... ... no clue what he was about to do, the thought of strangling her simply popped into his head as he sat there. The major similarities between these two poems ranging from the same jealously to the same amount of craziness, to the difference of being rich and poor or the murder being premeditated or meditated can be seen in the two poems of “My Last Duchess” and “Porphyria’s Lover”.
There’s conflict involving Nick by he’s trying to withhold judgment, although he’s unable to do so at times based on the amount of moral corruption he sees around him. He cannot seem to accept the things he sees as beneficial and declares to Gatsby that he’s worth “the whole damn of them put together”. Nick and Jordan baker had an unusual relationship. They were both fairly attracted to each other. At the end of the novel he goes as far as saying he was half in love with her.
In these first two lines the speaker contradicts himself right away by saying that he believes her, but knows she is not telling the truth. He is very aware of the delusion he is in, but he is willing to let it pass. He is willing to let it pass because of the mutual dishonesty that exists in the relationship. In the next two lines, he talks about youth, and age. He is talking about the Dark Lady considering him a younger ma... ... middle of paper ... ...anings of the word.