• Replay Love Is Real Or Not
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    True love is when a person has a deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward one other person. Even through difficult obstacles or changes in life, the strong feeling between the two persons should remain constant and last eternally. However, the novel, Replay, by Ken Grimwood, creates characters that are confused on the meaning of true love. Throughout the novel, the characters are constantly falling in love with many different people and are having many short term marria...
  • What Makes Us Love
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    What Makes Us Love What makes us love This question has been studied for centuries by philosophers, scientists, and even writers in search of a sensible answer. Shakespeare, for one, explored many ideas to justify love. In his play, A Midsummer's Night Dream, he lists various thoughts on what he thinks causes people to love. Some are overwhelmingly ridiculous, while others make some sense. One of his far-fetched answers as to how people fall in love was Cupid. He believed Cupid would shoot his a...
  • Rodgers And Hammerstein Musical Love Story
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    Rodgers and Hammerstein Collaborations Oklahoma! The first collaboration of Rodgers and Hammerstein was entitled Oklahoma! The idea of the musical came from a play called Green Grow the Lilacs, written by Lynn Riggs in 1931. This story is about the state of Oklahoma at the turn of the century, when the Indian Territory joined the United States. It is the story of a girl named Laurey Williams and her (sort of) love triangle with two boys by the names of Curley McClain and Jud Fry. Laurey is in lo...
  • Fitzgerald's Winter Dreams Love Story
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    English Study: Discussing Winter Dreams as a Love Story Winter Dreams, by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a classic love story. It includes all of the stereotypical parts and moments weve come to expect from years of watching movies and from television. Every love story has a hero, the one person we route for and believe is the good guy. The hero will usually come from a poor family or has a set back of some sort keeping him from the heroine. In Winter Dreams, our hero is Dexter Green, son of the owner o...
  • Ariosto Orlando Furioso
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    Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533) Italian poet, remembered primarily for his ORLANDO FURIOSO, published in its final version in 1532. Ariosto's work was the most celebrated narrative poem of the Italian high Renaissance, and the first example of modern poetry to provoke widespread critical controversy. Ariosto was born in Reggio Emilia, as the son of Count Niccol Ariosto. At the age of then his family moved to Ferrara, where he studied law from 1489 to 1494. There he also started to study Latin and G...
  • Narrative Essay Of A Midsummer Night's Dream
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    CHARACTERS A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy of situations and confusions, which are further complicated by a group of fairies interfering and interacting with human beings. In short, the play resembles a pleasant dream where no one can be sad or disappointed for long. The interest lies not in the evolution of characters but in the development of the actions and the events that contribute to them. Hence, the characterization is rather shallow with most of the characters not changing fro...
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
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    A Midsummer Night's Dream takes place in Athens. Theseus, the Duke of Athens, is planning his marriage with Hippolyta, and as a result he is a planning a large festival. Egeus enters, followed by his daughter Hermia, her beloved Lysander, and her suitor Demetrius. Egeus tells Theseus that Hermia refuses to marry Demetrius, wanting instead to marry Lysander. He asks for the right to punish Hermia with death if she refuses to obey. Theseus agrees that Hermia's duty is to obey her father, an...
  • Falls In Love Play Demetrius Puck
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    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Test I Made. A Midsummer Night's Dream (Test I Made. Shows Basic Understanding. ) "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM' by William Shakespeare I. Matching Match the description on the left with its best fitting answer on the right. Put the answer's letter in the space provided. (Some answers will not be used. ) e. 1. ) the city in which most of a. ) Hippolyta and Theseus the play takes place b. ) Verona f. 2. ) the king of the fairies c. ) Titania and Oberon a. 3. ) the only c...