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  • Stoker's Dracula And Interview With The Vampire
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    Vampires, Obsession Throughout Eternity Obsession. A persistent, disturbing preoccupation with an often-unreasonable idea, feeling, object or person; broadly: compelling motivation (Collegiate Dictionary). Many stories have been told of obsessed men and women who waste their lives on lost causes, calling them tragedies. But what if you were immortal What if you were forever Then your life would not be wasted, but instead a reason for living would become instinctive. And what if having an obsessi...
  • Speakers Love
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    A Comparison and Contrast of Love in Christopher Marlowe "The Passionate Shepherd to his Love" and C. Day Lewis "Song" In the poems "The Passionate Shepherd to his Love" by Christopher Marlowe and "Song" by C. Day Lewis, the speakers display their individual views of what can be expected with their love. Both speakers produce invitations to love with differences in what they have to offer. A list of promised delights is offered by the speaker in "The Passionate Shepherd", and through persuasion,...
  • Relationship Of Yanko And Amy
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    "Amy Foster" and "The Mythology of Love " In "Amy Foster", Joseph Conrad has written a great story that shows the different types of love felt between Amy and Yanko as described by Joseph Campbell in his essay on "The Mythology of Love". The relationship of Yanko and Amy is dynamic and changes as the story progresses. At first, Amy feels compassion for Yanko; she does not see the differences between him and the English people as the others of Brenzett do. However, later in the story, compassion ...
  • Psychology Of Love Emotional Intimacy Passion And Commitment
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    Theories of Love What exactly does the word love mean Webster's dictionary defines love as: A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlying oneness. This is a very basic thought of the word love. Love does not have an finite meaning. You can love in many different ways. For example I might say I love my brother, and I also might say I love my car. But do I really love m...
  • Oroonoko's Devotion Towards Imoinda
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    Essay #1 In life and in literature, love and passion often drive a man to succeed. The drive was often led by a passionate cause, such as a woman. With this passion, a man could defy all obstacles and continue to survive based on hope. In Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, this was no different. Oroonoko's motivation to thrive on and survive was his love and enthusiasm for Imoinda. The main test of his endurance was when Oroonoko lost his wife to the king, and he became a slave. Oroonoko was a slave trader,...
  • Marlowe's The Passionate Shepherd To His Love
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    The British Renaissance Produced Many Types of Literature and Was Influenced By Shakespeare, Marlow, and Spenser The British Renaissance produced many types of literature for the world to see. Shakespeare, Spenser, and Marlowe all contributed to the shaping of the time period. Christopher Marlowe's 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love " portrays one of the typical love poems that can be seen from the Renaissance. Aman is in search of the love of another girl, or woman. Sir Walter Raleigh wrote a...
  • Passionate Shepherd In The Christopher Marlowe Poem
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    The poems "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" (Marlowe), "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" (Raleigh), and "Song" (Lewis) all focus on the same basic plot and characters but vary considerably in point of view and theme. This difference comes primarily through the difference in the poems's peckers. A poor shepherd is the voice of both "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love", and "Song". However, the shepherds of the two poems feature almost opposite attitudes. The shepherd in "The Passionate She...
  • Limitations In His First Attempt At Persuasion
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    Andrew Marvell attempts to win his "Coy Mistress" over and ultimately convince her into unleashing her passion and turning over her virginity. He is playing on a women's vulnerability of love and admiration, fear of the loss of beauty and youthfulness and ultimately he clinches his argument by appealing to passion and lust. He is displaying a sense of urgency, to further his persuasion and has placed limitations on the availability of time in order to increase pressure. In Marvell's first stanza...
  • Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd
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    There are many poems that are considered to be companion poems. Companion poems are two separate poems that are similar. Usually they are about the same experience or experiences, and are also usually written in the same form. Two of the most famous companion poems are "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe, and " The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" by Sir Walter Raleigh. These two poems are perfect companions. Both " The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" and "The Nymph's Rep...
  • Dido And Medea
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    The story of a scorned woman has been told in many different ways. In Medea and the Aeneid both Dido and Medea are driven by passion. The old saying that all's fair in love and war fits these stories well. While Medea handled it through revenge, Dido handled her scorn through suicide. Of all the characters in the Aeneid, Dido is probably the one you might relate to the most. She's the most human. She's beautiful, generous, kind and successful. She has strong emotions. She's the queen of a busy c...
  • Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd
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    Contrasting Conditions of the Heart People cannot exist within the context of society, without encountering the contrasting polarities of the human heart. The theme in Christopher Marlowe's poem "The Passionate Shepard to His Love" (circa 1600 A.D. ), and the theme in Sir Walter Raleigh's poem "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepard" (circa 1552-1618 A.D. ), portray the contrasting themes of love and hate. Christopher Marlowe's poem "The Passionate Shepard to His Love" is a poem that manifest hope, lo...
  • Wilde's Salom
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    Salom: A Wilde Perspective Oscar Wilde had long been fascinated by the Biblical story of Salom, princess of Judea, who danced for King Herod and asked for the head of St John the Baptist in return. So he decided to write down his own version of the tale; however, Wilde's Salom turned out to be something quite special, and not just because it was written in French. The Gospel according to Mark and Matthew According to the Gospels, St John is beheaded on instigation of Herodias, Queen of Judea, wh...
  • Bride To Self Extinction In Blood Wedding
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    Passion is the instrument of self-extinction in Blood Wedding In the play Blood Wedding, Lorca has presented human beings trapped in the webs of their own passion. John Gassner has mentioned that "Lorca's most impressive dramas deal with people who are seized by elemental passions which conflict with custom, reason, or some other restraining force"2. In this play the passion which stems from the heart of man has been dramatized as a tragedy. From the beginning of the play, the element of passion...
  • 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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