Love Is A Strong Affection For A Person

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Love is used incorrectly in so many ways in today’s society. People think they know the true meaning when they do not. A lot of people also today will tell somebody they love them when they do not even mean it. The word is just thrown around and used like it has no meaning. Love to me is a strong passion and deep feeling for a person. When you love someone you are compassionate to them and are true and faithful. Some people have no clue what any of that is in today’s age. “Love is a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties and attraction on tenderness.” (Merrian-Webster) According to English-for-students the word love goes back to the roots of the Old English language lufu and is relayed to the Old Frisian luve, Old High German luba, Gothic lubo. The word is recorded from the earliest English writings in the 8th century.
In the Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennett and Darcy come together and understand their love for one another. Elizabeth and Darcy both came from two different types of families. Darcy was from a high social and educated family. Elizabeth Bennett had no education because her parents thought they did not need it that doing well for themselves would be marrying a rich man and Elizabeth thought differently. Once she met Darcy, she refused to love him because she was not marrying a man just for his family’s wealth. Until she figured out that she could never love another man and realized the strong love and deep passion that she had

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