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Analysis Of Audre Lorde By John Lennon

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Love. It is an emotion that can happen no matter the situation or the circumstance. It is a strong driving force that can bring two perfect strangers together and create sheer happiness and joy as well as an overwhelming feeling of sadness. Love comes in many distinct forms. There’s unconditional love and a love a mother feels for her child. There is also a romantic kind of love that one feels for a spouse and/or partner. Within this kind of love, another one exists, which is the forbidden kind of love that Romeo and Juliet once felt. However, no matter how anyone describes it or is interpreted by each person differently, love is still love. It shapes and it molds a person into something new. John Lennon wrote, “Though I know I’ll never lose…show more content…
In her narrative, she switches from a first person to a third person point of view that successfully offers a glimpse of what might have been felt by the other characters in her story. It extends the narrative beyond Marguerite’s story and encompasses others to merge with hers. Her story of forbidden love begins at the tender age of fifteen when she meets an older and wealthy Chinese banker. Their affair is considered forbidden as Marguerite is white and comes from a poor family. They continue their love affair and it changes or shapes Marguerite’s life as she begins to defy the rules set in place at her boarding house. “I go to see the teacher on duty, a young half-caste herself who spends a lot of time looking at Hélène and me. She says, You didn’t go to class and you didn’t sleep her last night, we’re going to have to inform your mother. I say I couldn’t help it, but from now on I’ll try to come back and sleep her every night, there’s no need to tell my mother…I’ll do it again. My mother will be informed” (Duras 46). Although this forbidden love allows Marguerite to defy the rules set in place for a white girl living in Indochina, at a young age, she already knows what she wanted to do. “I want to write. I’ve already told my mother: That’s what I want to do—write. No answer the first time. Then she asks, Write what? I say, Books, novels” (Duras
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