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  • Ideal Relationship
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    What's Ideally Real What is ideal and what is real We seem to have this idealized concept of what love is supposed to be like according to the way society has molded us. Perhaps these ideals are more about the self than they are about a relationship between two people. We want to feel loved, and when we get that love from another person we become determined to secure that feeling. By securing these feelings we lean towards controlling that relationship. However, control is merely a way of fabric...
  • Western Relationships Love
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    Fijian relationships between men and women have undergone many changes since the introduction of Western influences. These changes are due to the desire to become more 'Westernized' and therefore, incorporating the ideals that they perceive are important within Western society to their culture. This has caused relationships based upon an idealized version of 'love'. These Western influences, such as movies, magazines, and books make it seem as if many people have casual sex, and that they are al...
  • True Love And The Relationship
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    For so many people one of the hardest things in life is maintaining a strong and healthy relationship with another person, but it is especially difficult in a romantic relationship. For the most part, successful relationships are based on honesty, communication, trust, and most importantly compromise. When you are in a relationship that has a foundation based on those characteristics, it makes you feel connected with that person. On the opposite end of the spectrum, however, traits such as jealo...
  • Relationship With True Love
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    'The Lady with the Dog'; 'Love'; is defined by the Webster's dictionary as 'a passionate affection of one person for another. ' ; The short story 'The Lady with the Dog'; written by Anton Chekhov, is a love story. The story introduces us to the character Dmitri Gurov. He is a married man who is unfaithful to his wife and who leaves his family for long time periods in order to vacation. In the midst of one of his vacations in Yalta, his path was crossed with a young married lady named Anna Sergey...
  • Wife Of Bath's Tale A Knight
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    The Canterbury Tales: The Perfect Love The Canterbury Tales, written by Geoffrey Chaucer around 1386, is a collection of tale told by pilgrims on a religious pilgrimage. Three of these tales; 'The Knight's Tale', 'The Wife of Bath's Tale', and 'The Franklin's Tale', involve different kinds of love and different love relationships. Some of the loves are based on nobility, some are forced and some are based on mutual respect for each partner. My idea of love is one that combines aspects from each ...
  • Love For His Wife
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    Love and what is needed for it exist as seen in two works Love is a deep emotional feeling toward a person. Love comes in many forms, each being expressed in slightly different ways. There is the mothers love which she has for her child; a love of self, which aids in self preservation and self worth; there is love shared abroad to friends and family members; and love between a couple. Everyday we pass by people expressing affection and love, and partake in loving experiences with the people we e...
  • Loved One's Needs
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    Definition Essay - Defining Love Affection, devotion, passion, desire, warmth, respect or loyalty. You choose. It doesn't really matter which one because they are all forms of love. Some are powerful and demand attention while others are more subtle and just below the surface. In recent years, love has drifted from these subtle levels to the more noticeable ones, namely passion. In my opinion, our society downplays the real necessity for genuine affection. By this I mean that we, as a society, s...
  • Several Relationships In The Play Our Town
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    Semester Essay: Our Town The poet Virgil once wrote that "Love conquers all... ". This can be used to describe several relationships in the play Our Town written by Thornton Wilder. This quote means that if you love someone all other differences, views, and shortcomings can be either agreed upon or discarded as unimportant. If everyone were to view each other with love, according to this quote, anyone could conquer anything that he or she wants. For the most part this is true. When this quote is...
  • Kind Of Love
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    Song This poem by John Donne is about a relationship with him and his lover. In this relationship he has to leave even though he does not want to. He compares their separation to death and says since they go through small separations like these that they will be ready for a big separation such as death. He says, "To use myself in jest, Thus by feigned deaths to die". This means that their parting will not last forever. He also compares their separation to the sun. This comparison is looked at in...
  • Relationship Without The Feelings And Attractions
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    What is love?!? What is love? That question is the most popular question regarding teenagers and young adults today. How do you know if you are really in love? Why do people love one another? When dealing with love I personally feel that emotions are the first feelings that are shown. Then after the emotions are all done and over with then reason comes into play. Reason is very important in a romantic relationship, but I feel emotions are also understood as feelings and to start a relationship w...
  • End Of The Relationship And Love
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    Whitman Essay Love is the greatest gift that God has bestowed upon mankind. Defining love is different for every culture, race, and religion. Walt Whitman's love is ever changing for anyone who tries to love him or understand his work. Love can be broken down into a multitude of emotions, and feelings towards someone or some object. In order to find love that is searched for, preparations must be made to allow the full experience of Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand by Walt Whitman to be pi...
  • Courtship And Love In Relationships
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    Important Factors in a Romantic Relationship Why get involved in a romantic relationship? What benefits do they have? People commonly ask these questions when faced with the decision of getting involved with someone. Romantic relationships provide comradery, courtship, and love. All of these contribute to building a lasting bond between two people. Friendship is the foundation, courtship preserves the romance, and love makes it last. Friendship is often the basis of romantic relationships. The c...
  • Love Hate Relationship The People
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    THEY LOVE ME, THEY LOVE ME NOT Growing up, I had a best friend named Susie. We shared everything. She knew my every thought, dream and fear. I always saved her a seat on the bus. When we became teenagers we double dated. We were each other's counselor, confidant, and sometimes even a shoulder to cry on. I loved her very much and could not imagine not being her friend, until she betrayed me. I discovered that she had been seeing my boyfriend behind my back. After learning of her deceit I hated he...
  • Pebble Views Love
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    Innocence & Experience In "The Clod & the Pebble"The Clod and the Pebble" represents two contrasting points of view between "a little clod of clay" and "a pebble of the brook". The poem expresses symbolic references towards innocence and experience with light and dark imagery. The two contrasting points of view on love are revealed through generous and unselfish tones in the first part and greedy and selfish tones in the second part. In the first stanza of the free verse poem, Blake uses the Clo...
  • Love With Arwen
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    The Lord of the Rings trilogy is very much more than an adventure story. In fact, J.R.R. Tolkien intended the novels have a greater message regarding the powers of love and truth. These underlying themes run throughout all three books, and nowhere are they more apparent than in the relationship between Arwen, the elf maiden, and Aragorn the human king in the Tale of Arwen and Aragorn. Through them Tolkein shows the reality of love as an ultimately triumphant force that has to endure many trials ...
  • Solaces Of Love Thou Shalt
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    relationship is modelled on the feudal relationship between a knight and his liege lord. The knight serves his courtly lady (love service) with the same obedience and loyalty which he owes to his liege lord. She is in complete control of the love relationship, while he owes her obedience and submission (a literary convention that did not correspond to actual practice!) The knight's love for the lady inspires him to do great deeds, in order to be worthy of her love or to win her favor. Thus "cour...
  • Strong And Passionate Love
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    Reflective Essay Love is what makes the world go round and it is a much broader topic than would appear. As stated in genre two, "Love is not one thing but many. Love is everywhere!" Through much study and research on this very topic, many things have become obvious. Love has an enormous existence and comes in many shapes and forms. After reading James Nagel's brilliant piece of writing, 'In Love and War', you come to see just how strong and passionate love can really be. The boundaries in which...
  • Storybook Love
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    William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" is a story about how love can and will conquer all. Each relationship in this story represents this clearly. As for today's society, many people have given up on this dea. In the world today, this idea of a "storybook love" has not been present for many years. Divorce is higher than ever, and in many cases, one may never even get married. Some people even get married because they think if it as the right thing to do, whether they are in love or not....
  • Illicit Love Affair Between Tita And Pedro
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    Illicit love is a forbidden affection toward someone, whose destiny is not to be his or her lover. Despite its connotation, The use of illicit love affair in novels as one of the themes, one finds it rather attractive and interesting. The aim of this paper is to compare the illicit love affairs in Like Water for Chocolate and The House of the Spirits. The subtitle of Laura Esquivel!'s Like Water for Chocolate reads, ! ^0 A novel monthly installments with recipes, romances, and home remedies.! +/...
  • Different Beliefs And Theories Of Love
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    Love Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties, as an attraction based on sexual desires: affection and tenderness felt by lovers and as an affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interest. Do you know what word this is the definition for? Love. Love has several different meanings in the English language, from something that gives little pleasure to something that one would die for. It can describe an intense fee...

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