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Leo Tolstoy War

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“All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love” Leo Tolstoy War and Peace. As shown in Great Expectations, Romeo and Juliet, and Animal Farm love is a prevailing theme over hate, however the way that love prevails comes in different forms. Though love prevails over hate in English Literature, Love is shown to take over many forms such as love being a mask for hate, pure and unconditional love, and love of power. The first, love being a mask for hate, is show in Great Expectations Pip is “in love” with Estella though she treats him with animosity. Pip should in fact hate Estella for her vile behavior therefore his love is masking what dislike he should show towards her. Pip is in love with Estella’s beauty, he is using
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