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Love Medicine : The Idea Of Love

- ... He is overcome by grief and love as he goes over their years together in his mind. His love for her is so overpowering that he turns to drinking as a way to block out his memories (208). He also remembers the times he physically hurt June, and that haunts him even more. Goride thinks that June’s ghost comes back to him and as he tries to escape this drunken delusion of grief and loss, he believes that he was responsible for June’s death, he thought he killed her (218). The readers see that Gordie had actually hit a deer and had a breakdown....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Romance]

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The Cage of Love

- Why is it that heartache almost always precede after the act of first love. Things would be simpler if timing were not a crucial factor in romance. If love would transcend our different points in our foreign journeys. Rob, you say you are ready to take the fateful jump, but won't do it lonesome. Love, you say, is a two way thing. Your vision and hopes are turning bleak and suspenseful now; you never imagined it like this. But what do you do with all your passion and smitten feelings and sentimental attachment about this relationship when you have to face the possibility that it will not go your way this time....   [tags: Love is a Prison]

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The Power of Love!

- A person in love feels stronger, faster, better overall, Love is the power of telepathy the ability to fully understand someone without having to talk to simply understand or relate. Love is a force field that offers you protection from yourself as well as the outside world even protecting your heart. Force fields can’t be perfect so if someone brakes through and you became injured love has the power to heal. Love can heal your wounds and nurse you back to health it offers you hope, new beginnings and a confidence in yourself granting you the “I don’t give a crap what you think” attitude....   [tags: love, protection, force field]

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God Vs. Love : God And Love

- ... They will shout that love is painful because they hunted for love under the covering of another mortal. However, authentic love has nothing to do with sexual pleasure. There is no love purer than that of a mother. As soon as a woman knows she is caring a life in herself, she loves the miracle even before seeing it. She does not care if it is a girl or a boy, or any of the creature’s attributes. Two years ego my brother told me I was going to be an aunt, my heart jumped to the idea of a new member of the family....   [tags: Love, Romance, Good and evil, Ontology]

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What is the Definition of True Love?

- "I wanna love you and treat you right; I wanna love you every day and every night: We'll be together with a roof right over our heads; We'll share the shelter of my single bed; We'll share the same room, yeah. - for Jah provide the bread. Is this love - is this love - is this love - Is this love that I'm feelin'?"--- Bob Marley. Bob Marley wrote and sang about love just like hundreds of people before him. His idea of true love was sharing with someone in order to meet the basic needs and spiritual way of life....   [tags: essay on love]

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What is love? Is It Real?

- What is love. That question instantly brings to mind several different songs and books. We live in a culture where love and inadvertently sex is in almost everything. The entertainment culture portrays love as being all about sex and infatuation. They also make love look like it is about what another person can give you, and not what you can mutually give to one another. Is that what love is actually about. Webster’s Dictionary describes love as being a strong affection (“Love”). A strong affection is still a vague description....   [tags: sex, eros love, agape love]

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The Many Ways to Love

- Love is the most powerful of all magic. It brings hope, beauty, unity, and joy into ones life. Also, it brings pain and heartache if not nurtured, or if neglected. There are different types of love for example the love for your parents and children, which is unconditional, but sometimes complicated. Then there is the kind for lovers and friends, which are built on getting to know a person and accepting people for who they are. Regardless of the kind of love, it is still powerful and emotionally linked....   [tags: love, relationships, ]

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Love Has Many Definitions

- What is love. Webster defines love as “a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties <maternal love for a child> (2): attraction based on sexual desire: affection and tenderness felt by lovers (3): affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests <love for his old schoolmates>.” Love comes in many forms. Unconditional love, the love of a mother for her child, romantic love, the love for your partner and passion or lust, a more sexual emotion towards a person....   [tags: essay on love]

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The Treatment of love in "Love is not all" by Edna Millay

- While love may be an extremely touchy subject as well as one that can be incredibly hard to interpret in a unique way, it is not impossible to broach the subject from a fresh perspective; In “Love is not all” Edna St. Vincent Millay is able to approach love in a way that initially seems extremely pessimistic and almost cold, but continues on to show the reader that she is not actually all that closed and even reveals some vulnerability by the very end. While the more negative approaches she uses would appeal to some people, it seems that if you actually take the time to read it a few times the cynical façade fades away and you can understand Millay’s interpretation of love as guarded but not...   [tags: Love is not all, Edna Millay]

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A Farewell to Love, Where Love Leads to Pain

- Love is a strong affection or warm attachment to someone; on the contrary, pain is a punishment or penalty or suffering of body or mind. These emotions carry a direct relationship; love leads to pain. However, everything that begins must eventually come to an end, and in the end one emotion is victorious. There is a constant struggle between the opposing emotions; henceforth, Ernest Hemingway combines both of these emotions into A Farewell to Arms. Through Fredric Henry and Catherine Barkley’s relationship, Hemingway combines these two emotions in a relentless power struggle....   [tags: love , pain, ernest hemingway]

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Love in Relationships

- Unknown source of Passage 1 and 2 Love relationships are similar to a seesaw, as the seesaw tips according to the persons sitting on the two sides, a love relationship can also lean according to the mentality of the couple in the said relationship. Passage 1 and Passage 2 both depict situations with love relationships that have varying passions, intensity, and dilemmas. Passage 1 and Passage 2 establish a controlling idea that love?s various obstacles and hindrances can occur by the individuals in the relationship or by outside forces affecting the relationships. Passage 1 introduces the idea that the crisis of death can occur during a relationship....   [tags: Love]

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What is Love?

- What is Love. Romantic Love Is love chemical. Love can't be just pheromones, surely body chemistry changes. Although, perhaps that is why people break up after a while. Maybe they were attracted to each other at one point, but then the pheromones they were giving off change and the other person is no longer attracted to them. What is attraction based on. What attracts one person to another. People have said they have fallen in love before meeting in person, thanks to the Internet. Pheromones can't account for that....   [tags: essay about love]

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What is Love?

- Love, Love, Love. We all think about it, dream about it, sing about it, and even lose sleep worrying about it, but why. Love is such a small word paired with a vital meaning. It’s universal, easy to spell, difficult to define, but impossible to live without. When we don’t have it, we search for it, when we find it, we don’t know what to do with it, when we have it, we fear losing it. Love is the constant source of happiness and sorrow. I am young and I haven't a clue as to what love is, let alone what falling in love is....   [tags: definition essay, defining love]

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Theories of Love

- It is instilled into our brains at a young age. Everyone, must end up happily married. From Disney princesses, to characters in books. There is no excuse to not ending your story with a magical and happy ending, which society portrays as marriage. However, the idea of love and being able to “love” someone so much that they are the only person you wish to commit to be becoming harder in a society where love is such a commonly tossed around word that it no longer has a direct definition. Love can be described as a feeling, a thought, an emotion, and an action....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Disney Princesses]

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Love and Literature

- "Love is an inborn suffering proceeding from the sight and immoderate thought upon the beauty of the other sex, for which cause above all other things one wishes to embrace the other and, by common assent, in this embrace to fulfill the commandments of love. . . ." once said Andreas Capellanus, the twelfth century French author of a well-known but skeptical book, The Art of Courtly Love. Despite Capellanus’s attempt to provide others with an accurate definition of love, he fails in doing so; trying to achieve the impossible; Capellanus is unaware in composing a meaning of love that with its great ambiguity, love cannot ever be defined as a single phrase; its true meaning, which lies in the e...   [tags: The Art of Courtly Love]

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Garden of Love

- Chapter One The sun was shining right in John’s face as he ran his 2 miles for the day in the Dessert. John was sent back to the dessert for six months after he made Tech. John was into his Fourth month deployment and he was more than ready to get back home to his loving wife Maddie. He finished his run and went back to his room to take a cold shower. He would have taken a hot shower, but it was already hot outside. John stepped out of the shower and decided to try and get a hold of his wife Maddie....   [tags: military, love, relationship]

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The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

- book “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman, the author writes about the importance of communicating with your spouse in a language that fulfills their love tank. Throughout the book he uses real life scenarios in couples to help them examine what their primary love language is through various acts and experiments. Love and marriage are the primary topics of the book, and the author illustrates how to understand their construction, and how they function in society. Love is needed in all areas to fulfill the needs of a human and to succeed in marriage....   [tags: love and marriage]

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The Triangular Theory Of Love

- ... The first of the three main concepts discussed in Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love is passion. Passion could be described as the “heat” of a relationship or infatuation. This can include butterflies in the stomach, thinking about them nonstop, or even in a form of desire (Hock, 2016). Passion is an important characteristic when it comes to love because it gives the desire factor. Without passion, the desire won’t be there in the relationship. Passion can also be combined with one of the other three factors....   [tags: Love, Triangular theory of love, Robert Sternberg]

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Different Forms Of Expressing Love

- ... Hayden then mentions that “with cracked hands that ached from labor in the weekday weather made banked fires blaze. No one ever thanked him” (3-5). His father is doing hard, physical labor every day, which explains for his cracked hands. This is how the father shows his appreciation and love for his family, instead of hugs and kisses. Even though he does his best to provide for his family and does whatever to make them happy, no one even acknowledged how much he contributed or thanked him for it....   [tags: Love, Greek words for love, Family, Marriage]

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The Disease Of Love By Lauren Oliver

- ... Not only is it beautifully written with unique imagery, it discuses an important subject, love. While many of the books we read this semester mention romantic attractions or love, it is not the focus of the books. The main characters in most of the books we read develop a romantic relationship with another character; however, the subject of love itself never arose in discussion. Many books about love are sappy and are often not well written. However, Delirium, is not only a love story, but a critique of love....   [tags: Love, Romance, Romance, Protagonist]

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Never Fall Of Love With A Player

- ... Love has been called a want, but, note well, such a want that the lover continually wants what he actually possesses—a longing, but, note well, continually for what the lover actually has—since otherwise it is indeed unhappy love that is described. Life, a passion; yet since this is such a general definition, attempts have been made to define it more precisely. “(Kierkegaard, Studies Yearbook) Love is and will always be a battlefield and there will always be a mountain. Trying to put it together one by one yet somehow you will always feel the unfilled piece....   [tags: Love, Debut albums, Emotion]

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Love Is a Temporary Form of Insanity

- Love is a temporary form of insanity In the novel The Kite Runner and the play Antigone Love can be a destructive force such as betrayal, which occurs when one betrays a loved one. An example in Antigone would be when Antigone broke Creon’s law to go bury her beloved brother this questions us to think will people do wrong to help and be with their loved ones and is love a destructive force. In the Dictionary Love is a strong feeling of affection. The readers should be pretty sure that love is a strong feeling of affection the readers has felt it....   [tags: antigone, betrayal, destructive, love]

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The Danger of Love: Antigone by Sophocles

- The Danger of Love Nearly everyone experiences the feeling of love. Whether it’s for another person or for food, almost everyone feels love during their lifetime. In the play Antigone, the writer, Sophocles, illustrates a very important fact regarding love: love is our most important and most dangerous motivation for doing anything, and without moderation, love can be deadly. In Antigone, unmoderated love is prevalent throughout the play, and it is best demonstrated in three main characters: Antigone, Creon, and Ismene....   [tags: creon, ismene, dangerous love]

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Difference Between Romantic And Platonic Love

- ... It is land, solid ground in the midst of a beautiful hurricane. It’s knowing that no matter how disastrous it may get, you never fail to see his silhouette in the distance. It’s amazing when you find this one person—the one you never thought would fit quite nicely in the space of your heart as if its meant to be there. And sometimes it feels overwhelming, in a good way, because he’s making you feel all sorts of things. Unraveling all of you in order to know all of you; memorizing every nook and cranny, and loving you all the same....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Platonic love]

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The Radical Idea Of Marrying For Love

- ... Many ancient cultures thought that the public display of affection was unseemly between spouses. A Roman was even expelled from his senate seat because of it. Coontz goes on to talk about the different reasons for love in modern cultures. Many still disapprove of using love as an excuse for marriage. A tribe in Africa doesn’t see love as a legitimate emotion. They believe that the love between spouses will take away from the entire society’s dependence of each other. The Hindu religion doesn’t believe that sexual attraction and love are valid reasons for marriage, even though both are celebrated....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Love, Wife]

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Chemistry Of Love : Scanning The Brain

- ... Fisher’s hypothesis was that romantic love was connected to an increased amount of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a chemical in the brain where a large amount of it can produce a great level of attention towards someone (Fisher, Page 52). I believe the connection between looking at a picture of someone being related to an increased level of dopamine in your brain to be very interesting. The idea to compare the reactions between viewing a picture, reading a love letter and thinking about good memories was a very good attempt in gauging if using a picture of the loved one was the right way to eventually conduct the brain scanning experiment....   [tags: Love, Romance, Romance, Brain]

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The Definition of a Realistic Love

- Love can defined as many things. In the work “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun” by William Shakespeare, he shows the rarity that is love has. Telling how there is no other love like his. In another work, “Digging” by Seamus Heaney is about his father digging for potatoes. Each piece showed the love in the words. Whether it was towards their love, or for their job. In William Shakespeare poem, he compares is woman to the others. He compared her to the fairest of them all. He showed the other men why he picked her....   [tags: William Shakespear, love]

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Intense And Covert Ideas Of Love

- Intense and Covert Ideas of Love Love is portrayed in numerous mediums: song, history, rhythmic dance, or poetry. These four instruments of love typically identify the notion as subjective, lifeless, and static. Song writer of this age often convey love as a goal in life not as an element of living. While people from different periods in history used love to gain power giving love a bare and emotionless personnel. And lastly dance and poetry perceives love as inaudible and plain, because the vary performers and authors have not experienced love on an intimate or divine level....   [tags: Shakespeare's sonnets, Love, Sonnet]

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Different Meaning Of The Word Love

- ... Friendships include sharing time and love for one another, but that love can also end because of numerous reasons. Not only does the love for friendships end, but the love people share with their other halves also may not last forever. The last type of main love we all engage in is relationship love. No matter how young a person starts engaging in a relationship, as time continues, people grow up and change, realizing that the relationship they had with someone a year ago may not be the same type of relationship they want in the present day....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Friendship]

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The Problem Of Love And Marriage

- While society has heavily embedded the idea of love into marriage, the actual applications of marriage does not incorporate love into it. Love and marriage are a thing that has been disconnected for a long time, yet the restrictions that have plagued marriage are the same restrictions that affect love due to the heavy mental connection that culture created with marriage. Abuse of the systems that marriage creates is a main reason for the failure of love. When someone can use marriage to gain something material, people will not marry who they love and ruin the concept of marriage....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Sociology, Society]

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The Ways Of Love Is Expressed

- ... Love is an essential building block for any long term committed relationship. Psychologists have concluded that the need to feel loved is a primary human emotional need (Chapman, 19). Expressing love and understanding are required to build this relationship. First, the five languages must be comprehended. The first love language is Words of Affirmation (Chapman, 2014). Verbal compliments, or words of appreciation, are powerful communicators of love (Chapman, 37). When we verbally affirm a person, it is sending them a powerful message of love....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Love, Romance]

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A Study On The Foundation Of Love

- ... Peppper Schwartz as Sociologist; and Spiritual Advisor, Greg Epstein. Arranged Marriages consider as unacceptable to me and there are several ideal I have to consider before watching someone I love walk down aisle and start our life together such as, Career, Common interests’ hobbies, and Personality. To begin with, Career is important and play a major key role for a successful family and financially. As we know that in “Married at First Sight’’ Tres match up with Ashley and they know each other job and position but they didn’t know that how that job impact to one and another such as wages and how busy they are and what position that their partners doing because they aren’t able to comm...   [tags: Marriage, Love, Arranged marriage]

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Letters to Juliet: What is Love?

- There are many mysteries in life; one of many happens to be love. Love is such an easy thing to grasp, but to hold and truly understand it will dumbfound philosophers for a millennia and a millennia more to come. To understand such a thing is like asking; why does the sun set. Why do the ones we say we “love” leave us. To give an answer in a matter of seconds would almost certainly be wrong. Ask your self, what is love. A good example is in Verona, Italy where many letters of “love” are sent; one such letter will be examined and only a small few could truly say if this letter was “love” or just a strong connection to another human being....   [tags: love, connection, feeling, desire]

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Love Is All Of The Wounds

- ... This will captivate mutual attention. Nonetheless, relishing the one he/she cares about with affection and passion, not a high phone bill, will spark pleasure. In the end, having a soft spot in shunning a significant other improves nonverbal communication skills and not spending time with a lover proves immense love. Thanks to these skills, the relationship will flourish with love. Also, devoting time into keeping your partner’s ex around will provide lust tricks. Without a doubt an infatuation existed within them....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Friendship]

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Love and the Pattern of Relationships

- Love and the pattern of relationships will often be fashioned on a person’s upbringing and the family life they experienced. While a person may have come from a loving home with parents who respected each other, shared responsibilities and managed to stay married, this will perhaps be the kind of relationship they will want for themselves. On the other hand, while a person may have come from a hostile environment with parents who fought and ended in divorce, this may perhaps be the kind of relationship they may seek....   [tags: Essay About Love]

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Structure and Style of To Sir, with Love

- Dramatic Structure To Sir, with Love embodies a conventional three-act structure. However, the protagonist, Mark Thackeray, is faced with multiple active antagonists. The first act introduces Mark Thackeray (Sidney Poitier) as a Communications engineer who, after many unsuccessful attempts to find employment in his field, takes a teaching position at the North Quay Secondary School. Once he has arrived, Thackeray is informed of the rebellious nature of his assigned students, who mostly come from underprivileged backgrounds....   [tags: To Sir, with Love Essays]

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Love Is A Beautiful And Natural Thing

- ... Will we have to move or go to a new school. Will I have to make new friends?” Many of the times it is because of the loss of communication within their family that they feel so confused. One of the issues is the moving situation that is losing valuable ties with friends that may help them cope with the stress they are going through. Children often feel responsible for their parents’ divorce because they feel that somehow their actions contributed to the separation. For the same reason, children may think it is their fault that their parents are going through this situation....   [tags: Marriage, Divorce, Emotion, Love]

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Dr. Rank And Love For Nora

- ... He is in love with Nora, but Nora is married, which insinuates that that probable relationship has no way in any shape or form to progress. He also has a fatal illness, which in the end kills him, and then he is never spoke of again. Torvald even expresses in Act 3, “His suffering and his loneliness seemed almost to provide a background of dark cloud to the sunshine of our lives. Well, perhaps it’s all for the best. For him at any rate. And maybe for us as well, Nora. Now there’s just the two of us,” and soon after this line they begin to argue....   [tags: Love, Marriage, An Unmarried Woman]

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Plato 's Views On Love

- ... People becomes more beautiful to each other as they learn each other’s personalities and their internal beauties. Eryximachus agrees with Phaedrus 's two views on love except he says love exists outside the hearts of men and is nature-like and godlike. He says that one should focus more on heavenly love than common love because it is the moral good. Eryximachus said "it is the Love whose fulfilment lies in virtuous, restrained, and moral behaviour from both gods and men who has the greatest power, and is the source of all our happiness....   [tags: Love, Human, Plato, Romance]

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Movie Review : The Movie Love

- ... They finally share their first kiss, but get interrupted by her mentally ill brother, Michael. Although Karl never ends up becoming the man she wants him to, she ends up spending Christmas Eve with her brother. These select couples, and various other individuals end in an epilogue which sets one month later in time. The relationships between characters have continued evolving. Daniel has a new girlfriend, his son gets his girl and her mother comes back to America. Everyone ends up together. One of the first concepts from the book I saw in this movie was the gender and sexual scrips referenced in one of the couples....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Romance]

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The Word "Love" is Misunderstood

- The word love is usually misused or misinterpreted. There are numerous meanings and definitions to this overly used word. Not many of them make much sense to me. Love is a feeling of complete bliss. Love is something that can’t be touched or bought, but is something that is much better than money and earthly objects. I can stay here and describe love all day long and still have so much more to say about this word days later. Love isn’t a word that should be used lightly, but usually is. I believe that love is the most commonly used, but most understood word ever known Some people get the word love mixed up with lust....   [tags: essay about love]

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Love Should Not Be Measured

- Love is an emotion that a person feels inside his heart. People can love their partner; in addition, they can also love their friends. However, if a person were asked to choose whom they loved best, the majority would say they loved their partners more. When comparing love in this way, it would be conceivable that love can be measured. The same can be comparable to our children. While loving other family members, if we had to make a choice, we would undoubtedly choose our children. Loving someone means you are willing to make sacrifices for them....   [tags: Essay About Love]

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Relationship Between Friendship And Love

- ... Choosing a spouse based only on romantic love has consequences, and may lead to a tendency to idealize the partner, display affection toward the partner, and attach more importance to sexual intimacy. There are a number of cultural beliefs about love. For example, in individualistic cultures such as the United States, people value passionate love and it 's expected that people living in this culture will marry out of such an intense love, which is to be the most important factor in finding a spouse....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Friendship]

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Love Is The Ultimate Dagger

- ... Othello values Desdemona higher than anything else, speaking to her first. Likewise, Desdemona reciprocates the same platonic love as Othello. Her heart is “subdued even to the very quality of [Othello]” and sees past the surface to see his mind: “I saw Othello’s visage in his mind” (I. 3 250-253). Her focus is not on the color of his skin, but she appreciates Othello for his inner qualities and essence. Desdemona and Othello both do not rely on the physical aspects of one other but rely on the quality of one another in their love....   [tags: Love, Friendship, Othello]

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Types Of Woman 's Love?

- ... Also showing that the speaker listens to her mind more instead of what her heart is saying “they have, we laugh, and buy the dreams”(Alvarez), says the speaker exhibiting to her audience that in a way she agrees with what her mother is saying. The speaker says she is interested in love time after time, but in fact never mentions that she is actually out there looking for it, which may confuse the reader about how much she means what she is saying in the poem. Has she been hurt before. And if she has how....   [tags: Love, Poetry, Woman, Romance]

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Power of Love and Relationships

- Power of Love and relationships The first aspect of forming a social bond is an attraction, and there are many different ways in which people are attracted to those around them. Attraction refers to positive feelings you have for another person, it can be liking, love, friendships, and lust. When it comes to love and relationships, attractions are important. One would think that physical attraction is aspect number one and research shows that the romantic attraction is primarily determined from physical attraction....   [tags: social bond, romantic love]

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What is Love?

- “I love you”. No other sequence of words has so much power; these words have the power to strengthen a bond, weaken a relationship, ruin a friendship or bring two people together. The concept of love is puzzling and we have struggled to understand it for centuries, everything between the Greek goddess Aphrodite and today’s Romantic comedies have attempted to comprehend and explain it. The theme of love is popular in Donne’s early poetry. His understanding of love from the perspective of a protestant preacher reveals much about the anti-Christian sentiments and of the scientific revolution of the 17th century....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Donne, Love's Alchemy]

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Crazy Love by Steven Pinker

- In Steven Pinker’s short informative article, “Crazy Love,” he defines the special effects love has on us as human beings, and the technique people use to look for certain spouses. Pinker claims that ever since the beginning of time love has driven humans to make verdicts they would not generally make. Love induces feelings not only of happiness, but of distress and irritation as well. Pinker begins to clarify how humans find a companion, and what they browse for in the opposite sex. He says that romantic passion, with its ideational fixation, mood swings, and intense need for signs of giving back is different from lust and long-term commitment....   [tags: effects of love, people]

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Love in Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

- Love is said to be one of the most desired things in life. People long for it, search for it, and crave it. It can come in the form of partners, friends, or just simply family. To some, love is something of a necessity in life, where some would rather turn a cold shoulder to it. Love can be the mixture of passion, need, lust, loyalty, and blood. Love can be extraordinary and breathtaking. Love being held so high can also be dangerous. Love can drive people to numerous mad things with it dangerously so full of craze and passion....   [tags: Love, Toni Morrison, Beloved,]

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The Power Of Youth Love

- ... Tita said“ Unquestionably, when it came to dividing, dismantling, dismembering, desolating, detaching, dispossessing, destroying, or dominating, Mama Elena was a pro”.(Laura Esquivel 97) Mama Elena was the opposite of a typical mother. She was cold hearted. Through the story she keeps destroying Tita’s happiness in many ways. However Tita and Pedro don’t let anything stop their love, Tita faced a lot of difficulties and she is getting hurt in many ways. Pedro asked for Tita’s hand, but Mama Elena offers her middle daughter Rosaura to him instead....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Emotion, Romance]

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Love Portrayal of Jack London

- Love Portrayal Of Jack London Throughout the novel The Call of the Wild Buck is thrown into a vast amount of obstacles. Buck is a half Saint Bernard and Half Sheepdog who is stolen from a home in California. He was then sold as a sled dog in the arctic where he would begin his adventure. Buck undergoes many challenges that can be related to human beings. The two experiences that everyone goes through are love and death. According to Jack London in The Call of the Wild, love and death are portrayed as bitter, sweet, and deadly....   [tags: death, love, obstacles, adventure]

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Friendship Between Love And Friendship

- ... My friend Fernanda was there for me when I was having family problems. Fernanda did not judge me and I did not feel awkward talking about my problems with her. Friends can understand better what is going and give me advice if it is needed. If I did not have the support of my friends I would be lost. Relationships can be hard, they need a lot of effort on it and that is something I do not have. Sophomore year I was really close to this girl named Kelsi. She had to move schools and then after we stopped talking at all....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Friendship, Love]

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Metamorphosis in Relation to Love

- Metamorphosis is a key element in Greek mythology. The ability of the gods to change the shapes of others or themselves is well portrayed in several of the stories, including Baucis and Philemon, Ceyx and Alcyone, and Pometheus and Io. Metamorphosis was greatly used to deceive but what is most admirable is the use of metamorphosis in relation to love. The first story of Baucis and Philemon began with the gods Jupiter and Mercury making their way to Phrygia out of boredom. Jupiter who was responsible for all guests seeking shelter in a strange land, decided he wanted to test the hospitality of the people of Phrygia....   [tags: Love, Greek mythology]

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Love Is Not The Matter Of Insufficiency Of Language

- ... On the other hand, poets from economically depressed periods were anti-patriarchal (realistic). First, I’ll discuss Sir Thomas Wyatt, who was an English ambassador and lived in an era when adulterers were punished with imprisonment. He himself was imprisoned for alleged adultery and was later released. The government’s attitude towards sex coupled with his position of being an ambassador of England left him no choice but to represent love in courtly and patriarchal manner. Wyatt was deeply affected by the infidelity of his first wife and the execution of his mistress at the hands of the monarch....   [tags: Poetry, Sonnet, Great Depression, Love]

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Love, Hate, And Hate

- ... Hate may also be very powerful. Love distinguishes itself from hate by caring extremely more for something, or someone. Love exists as a feeling found deep within the soul. Love is a greater extent than an emotion, feeling, or word love is a lifestyle. A person can love someone yet not be in love with them. That is the only difference when it comes to love. Considered as a deep and intense affection, affection can approach and proceed within minutes. Love can have a person being in the presence of the same person all day and night and never getting tired of that person....   [tags: Love, Feeling, Human, Emotion]

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`` Love Medicine `` By Louise Erdrich

- ... Yet, Gordie was the one who took June’s death the hardest. They had a connection that ran deep through their bones that had begun when they were children. Despite all the troubles that they had gone through in their marriage, Gordie loved her unlike anyone else. He went into a deep depression, where he started drinking excessively. Marie Kapshaw is one of the two characters I believe holds the most love. She loved June like her own, “It wasn’t long before I would want to hold her against me tighter than any of the others,” (86)....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Louise Erdrich, Adultery]

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Love And Marriage : A Discussion

- ... That is what makes us human. Taking a historic and religious approach, it might be appropriate to think that homosexual love and marriage is a modern undertaking, but that could not be more wrong. The ancient Greeks did not only witness homosexuality between two people of comparable age, but also celebrated pederasty. This act is despised as young boys can be motivated and mentored in many other ways. The selfishness in this act was considered inappropriate (Trevas 1997). Historical accounts state that the enjoyment of the boy in question was not of importance at all, which is morally wrong (Trevas, 1997)....   [tags: Love, Marriage, English-language films]

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Forms of Love in Plato's Symposium

- Love, in classical Greek literature, is commonly considered as a prominent theme. Love, in present days, always appears in the categories of books, movies or music, etc. Interpreted differently by different people, Love turns into a multi-faceted being. In Plato’s work Symposium, Phaedrus, Pausania, Eryximachus, Aristophane and Agathon, each of them presents a speech to either praise or definite Love. Phaedrus first points out that Love is the primordial god; Pausanias brings the theme of “virtue” into the discussion and categorizes Love into “good” one or “bad” one; Eryximachus introduces the thought of “moderation’ and thinks that Love governs such fields as medicine and music; Aristophane...   [tags: Plato, Symposium, nature of love, relationships]

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A Love For Ophelia By William Shakespeare

- ... Be you and I behind an arras then. Mark the encounter. If he love her not, And be not from his reason fall’n thereon, Let me be no assistant to a state, But keep a farm and carters”(shakespeare 49). Polonius and Gertrude think they can solve an end to this madness that’s become of Hamlet. On the second hand Ophelia has been prancing around singing songs about a man she may be interested in. Could this man be Hamlet. Ophelia has given more than just one example of her true feelings that relate with Hamlet himself....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Gertrude, Characters in Hamlet]

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Romeo and Juliet a Tragic Love

- Romeo and Juliet, the tragic play by William Shakespeare, centers around the love story between Romeo, the young heir of the Montagues, and Juliet, the daughter of the house of Capulet. This story starts off with two opposing families of royalty, the Montagues and the Capulets. These families have a deep seeded hatred for one another that traces way back into their family’s history. Shakespeare takes his audience though a heart churning tale of two star crossed lovers. From the start Romeo and Juliet’s love seemed to be an uphill battle that they would never win even with help....   [tags: romeo, juliet, shakespeare, love story]

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Dependency of Love

- Love is the ubiquitous force that drives all people in life. If people did not want, give, or receive love, they would never experience life because it is the force that completes a person. People rely on this seemingly absent force although it is ever-present. Elizabeth Barrett Browning is an influential poet who describes the necessity of love in her poems from her book Sonnets from the Portuguese. She writes about love based on her relationship with her husband. Her life is dependent on him, and she expresses this same reliance of love in her poetry....   [tags: power, love, poetry, Elizabeth Barrett Browning]

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I Learned The Real Meaning Of Love

- ... In my lifetime, I have seen my close friends, family member, and in the meaning of songs have three different types of relationships. The first is my close friend Erika who demonstrates, consummate love which means there is intimacy, passion, and commitment.The second love which is my older sister which is empty love with there is only commitment in the relationship. Lastly is in Justin Bieber’s song “Sorry” which the kind of love is romantic love which have intimacy and passion. My close friend Erika has a relationship that is consummate love....   [tags: Love, Triangular theory of love, Robert Sternberg]

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True Love, Is It Necessary?

- ... Symborska’s poem questions the actual necessity of love with a tone of denial. Furthermore the poem is set as if the lonely woman in the painting is the writer. The poem has a series of questions as if the author is skeptical of true value of love and whether it is actually needed to survive. Skepticism is portrayed with the question, “What does the world get from two people who exist in a world of their own?” (Lines 3-4). It is suggested that when two people are in love they create a setting of their own, focusing only on each other....   [tags: Love, Romance, Emotion, Interpersonal relationship]

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Troilus and Criseyde Love Analysis

- Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde focuses on Troilus role as a lover. The story relates to Troilus romance build on inside the framework of courtly love. Courtly love was a popular and common theme in literary works in the thirteenth century. Usually, courtly love is defined to be a secret between members of nobility. Criseyde is not a truthful lover and she is to blame alone as we all know Troilus love for her was very strong. Her love for him was nothing but a lie. Come to think of it this kind of love cannot possibly exist....   [tags: geoffrey chaucer, courtly love, lover]

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Love: A Complex Mix of Chemistry, Psychology, Culture and Emotion

- Love is by far one of the most talked about, written about, expressed and implied feelings in the human array of emotions. The Beatles told us that “love is all you need”. Dr. Theodor Geisel, best known under the pseudonym Seuss, stated that “When you are in love you can't fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams.” Douglas Adams gave us a dry warning in his book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, stressing that, in terms of love, “Avoid, if at all possible.” With all the artists, poets, writers, philosophers, scientists, and thinkers of the world giving us conflicting and equally meaningful views of love, can it really be explained....   [tags: essay on love]

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The Real Meaning Of Love

- ... Based on this, we can see that humans in this book express love not only by their own feelings and emotions but also what types of personalities other characters had and compared it with the motif of nature. Catherine also connected them along with events in the past to her own view of feelings and love. In the text of Layla and Majnun, nature is an important part of the book because it is the setting where Majnun lives in for a couple months. It also connects to Majnun’s desire for marriage with Layla....   [tags: Wuthering Heights, Love, Catherine Earnshaw]

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Eros, The God Of Love

- ... Bridges looks further, and reasons that “thy body is thy mind, for in thy face is nought to find” implying that his mind is on parallel with his beauty. It also can mean that his mind and body are one in the same. The third stanza is an extension of what was said during the first line of the poem “Why hast thou nothing in thy face?” The poem specifically included that Eros doesn’t have a face, implying that he can’t have any expression. The speaker tries to understand why he can’t see Eros’ face but isn’t able to....   [tags: Poetry, Love, Human, Rhyme scheme]

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We Love A Good Tragedy

- ... In her quick escape, Thisbe’s veil falls. By the time Pyramus reaches their meeting spot, the veil is covered in blood and he kills himself, assuming the love of his life has been killed. He also becomes riddled with self-blame, exclaiming “I have destroyed you, Poor girl, telling you to come by night to this place Full of terror, and not coming first myself” (Lombardo 94). When Thisbe returns and sees Pyramus dead, she commits suicide with the same sword her beloved used to end his life. Dido and Aeneas’s love affair bears similar tragic consequences in Virgil’s Aeneid....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Love, Dido, Suicide]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Ethic of Love

- The civil rights movement was a period in the United States in which African-Americans actively started to demand equality for themselves. It was a movement to end prejudice and segregation against black people so that African-Americans could live as freely as white people. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—a very popular civil rights leader during the civil rights movement—is considered one of the most influential people during this time due to his method for achieving equality. Dr. King believed that the only way to end segregation and attain equality was to nonviolently resist by using a principle of love as a foundation....   [tags: Ethic of Love]

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My First Love : Chad

- ... Chad smiled and said, “Hello Cassie. Your stepdad was telling me about you, and mentioned you wanted a puppy.” He reached out and places her in my hands. I stood there, still frozen, trying to muster up the courage to speak. After what seemed to be several minutes passed by, I managed to say one simple word, “Mia”. “That is a perfect name,” Chad said. My step dad agreed. That day was the beginning of something great. I guess I could say he had me from hello. Month after month went by, and Chad, Mia, and I spent every minute we had to spare together....   [tags: Love, Debut albums, 2006 singles]

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The 's Love For Cunegonde

- ... First, Candide murdered the Inquisitor when he discovered him with Cunégonde. Candide also killed Don Issachar, a wealthy Jew, who purchased Cunégonde and made her his mistress. When Cunégonde’s brother and Candide met he told him “I was expecting to marry her, and I still hope to” (377). The baron was enraged with Candide’s comment and told him he could not marry his sister and brought up the seventy-two quarterings. Candide replied to the Baron with “most reverend father, all the quarterings in the world do not affect this case; I have rescued your sister out of the arms of a Jew and an inquisitor; she has many obligations to me, she wants to marry me” (377-78)....   [tags: Candide, Voltaire, Love, El Dorado]

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Forbidden Love By William Shakespeare

- ... They had fallen in love. She asked him “what is your name?” He responded in a gentle voice, “Christopher”. After hearing his voice, she had fallen even more in love. It sounded like an angel was speaking to her. Christopher asked her what happened with his owner but she had more important questions to ask. “How did you turn from a horse to a man. Am I dreaming?” He told her about his ability to turn into human but begged her to always keep it a secret. She vowed to him that she would never speak of it, but she needed to keep seeing him....   [tags: Love, Debut albums, 2007 albums]

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First Love : A Quiz

- ... So as I move through the first stanza, options a-c identify different things that can happen when a guy approaches you, but then I came across the last option. Option D depicts more of a darker image of romance. “He came up to me: D. from the ground, in a lead chariot drawn by a team of stallions black as crude oil and breathing sulfur….” When a person thinks of a chariot one thinks of a prince charming riding in on his stallions, but this has a darker twist. This man being described is far from prince charming, hence the fact that he rides in on stallions black as crude oil and breathing sulfur....   [tags: Poetry, Love, Stanza, Poetic form]

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Different Styles Of Love As Well As All The Aspects That Are Incorporated Into Love

- ... 96-98). Dixon explains that a person’s idea of love depends on their experiences with their parents. She also explains that men and women tend to express their love in different way where women are more communicative and men are more about action. She to also gives different loves styles that people portray and also how these styles can create conflict with a partner who portrays one different from your own Dixon 2007, pg. 46-50) I find the different styles of love to be very interesting as well as because I can see myself in a few of them I also think that arranged marriages are really interesting....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Marriage]

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Rekindling Lost Love in Ray Bradbury's A Story About Love

- I decided to write this in pencil, knowing it would have to be transcribed onto a computer later because it seemed natural. I forgot how easy they are to use when time has given me so much technology, time has given me a computer. Natural seems the most appropriate thing to do when referencing a story about love. Love is something ironically so cliché and so important that I always take it for granted, like this beautiful piece of yellow painted wood with a small number two engraved into it. Like love, when using a pencil sometimes mistakes are made, but the eraser like time doesn’t fully cover them up ever....   [tags: A Story About Love]

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Untraditional Love in a Small Texas Border Town

- I was incredibly touched and inspired by this heartbreaking story of love, devotion, and family expectations. Set in a small Texas-Mexico border town in the early half of the 1900’s this tale is a sample of Mexican storytelling at its best. Tita and Pedro have a love that is passionate, timeless and worse, untraditional. An unbreakable doctrine forces Tita to never marry Pedro because she is the youngest daughter in her family and is therefore bound to care for her mother until death. To be near her, Pedro marries Rosaura, Tita’s sister....   [tags: love, relationships, ]

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Love and Sex in the Tale of Cupid and Psyche

- The concept of love and sex is hard to ascertain consciously. "Sex is a function of love. Love is a function of sex, and lust is only a function of sex." Many researchers think that love is nothing but a chemical drive within the brain, very similar to the drive for sex. If it were true, all these effusive feelings would be nothing more than a breeze up the leg. Greek and Roman mythology are based on themes that depict human nature which can be true or fictitious; myths, in a sense, are the "highest reality." Most stories of the myth have its root in love and sex....   [tags: love, sex, desire, brain]

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Love Interpretation in The Sun Rising and The Canonization

- What pops into your mind when you hear the word love. When people hear the word love many people think of romantic love. The word love has many other interpretations such as loving your neighbor, loving of one’s nation, and loving of God. People need to avoid thinking about something as important as love so superficially. Both John Donne’s “The Canonization” and “The Sun Rising” use metaphors to deal with whether the nature of love and whether it is really mysterious. While Donne’s “The Sun Rising” focuses on romantic love, his poem “The Canonization” delves into the many facets of love beyond the mere romantic such as being consumed by love, dying by it, and being reborn through love....   [tags: love, loving, poetry, canonization]

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Reflection on Love: The Aeneid and the the Tabula Cebelis

- True love in a story must be acted on by two different people. It cannot be made to happen by an outside force or it will be doomed to fail. In this essay we will look at two different texts. The first being The Aeneid and the second book being the Tabula Cebelis. We’ll look at different instances of love that are highlighted between both texts and discuss rather it is an instance of true love or a deceitful love. Deceitful love being one that is influenced by an outside source or a person that is just using love to further their own desires....   [tags: true love, virgil]

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Perspectives on Love in Bernard Schlink's The Reader

- The essence of romantic love is the passionate affection one has for another. As Bernhard Schlink favours love over hate, and narrates both the positive effects of a relationship and the negative effects of a breakup, he is portrayed as a proponent of love. Bernhard Schlink uses his novel, The Reader, to express his feelings on the unexpected love between the characters, Hanna and Michael convey both the positive and negative effects of their love. Schlink also uses their relationship to showcase the form of love they possess for one another....   [tags: romantic love, break up]

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