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    Love in Greek Literature

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    According to the stories by Edith Hamilton in Mythology, love can be deadly/dangerous/woeful, inevitable/necessary/destined, and sweet/helpful. To begin, Hamilton shows that love can be sweet and helpful. This is the case with Ceyx and Alcyone in “Ceyx and Alcyone.” Love ended up saving one of the lover’s life. When Ceyx went on a sea voyage, Alcyone warned him that it would be perilous and that he could die because the winds are so vicious and acute. “She told him with streaming tears and in a voice

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    Manipulation...Disguised as Love

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    needs as love for the female character. According to classical versions of the myth, Orpheus loses his wife and ruins his attempt to bring her back. “The bride, just wed, met death/she stepped upon a snake; the viper sank its teeth into her ankle” (CITATION). When Eurydice is bitten by a snake and dies, Orpheus makes the journey to Hades to retrieve her. “The poet dared to cross the gate of Taenarus, to seek his wife among the Shades consigned to Styx” (CITATION). His actions may seem like love but are

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    The final aspect of Philia that sets it so apart from the other loves in its unnatural ways is its exclusivity. In Eros, there is little choice in whom a person falls in love with and in Affection there are the factors of proximity and exposure. Friendship is different from both those types of love because it is the choice of the individual. They are able to choose one another, or as Lewis more explicitly says are chosen by God. There are many circumstances that must align in order for people to

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    Falling In Love Today, and Staying In Love Falling in love is surely one of the more exhilarating things that can happen to you. Unfortunately, you often fall out of love just as easy. How can you make sure that you stay in love? Yes, it is undoubtedly an art to stay in love, especially nowadays. In general, we continuously find the need to have love and affection in our lives, but if we could find a way to stay in love, it would be the ultimate reward. To fall in love is always the start to a

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    Love Is Not All Analysis

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    The poem “Love Is Not All” is a poem about what love cannot do for a person’s physical health and what love is not. Love is not food, water, medicine, shelter, or sleep, but love is still essential to people. Millay wrote “Love Is Not All” to show people what love is not, but by the end of the poem, Millay states that she does not think that she would trade her love for peace in a moment of suffering or the memories of a night with her lover for food. Love may not be food or water or shelter, but

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    Mathew 22:37-40 "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments." Someone who has been a Christian for over fifty years said to a new Christian: God wants us to love Him, we do not know why but if we say we are Christian we have to obey. The pain this statement brought to my heart was unbearable

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    Have you had a crush on someone or had a relationship with someone? In this paper, it will be shown that there is love between friends, love between family, and love between teenagers. In Perks of Being a Wallflower, there are many characters, and they are: Charlie, Patrick, Sam, Mary Elizabeth, Aunt Helen, Charlie’s sister, Brad, and Craig. A summary of the book is that Charlie’s a wallflower. Wallflower means someone who doesn’t have friends and doesn’t talk much. He’s starting high school

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    The Dark Side of Love

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    Side of Love In Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe’s Faust (Part One) as well as in Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Nathan the Wise, love plays a vital role. Love is the reason that an individual strays from the path to enlightenment and begins to act in strange, unpredictable ways. It decreases an individual’s ability to reason and takes away any incentive he might have to seek enlightenment. Since love is based on faith, it goes against the ideals of enlightenment which stress individual thinking. Love brings

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    Four Kinds Of Love

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    “What is love?” a song written by Haddaway is an excellent example of what society asks themselves.  People have always wondered about what love is, more importantly, what it should look like.  Though love is commonly defined as a physical, romantic emotion, it may be better defined as a willful decision to allow another to either accept, or deny the offer of love. Both men and women desire an unconditional love, and simply want to be loved.     Longing to be loved by another, people have a great

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    Mature Love Analysis

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    of immature versus mature love using Rilke and Fromm among other sources for elaboration. How does immature love relate to the concept of completing oneself through another? Draw from the Plato's myth of Aristophanes and other sources to illustrate your thoughts. Rilke and Fromm, fascinating authors who are passionate about love in its various forms, both use their gifts of words to enlighten readers about the difference between immature and mature love. Immature love is one that lacks a genuine

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