Love Is The Power Of Love

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Love is a Game. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and other times it affects people around you. Nicola Yoon's The Sun Is Also A Star, taught me the power of love causes people to do crazy things and makes people sacrifice what's important to them. This includes skipping a once in a lifetime chance at fame,or even ruining your relationship with family. One of these sacrifices was when Samuel Kingsley skipped his big audition because he fell in love with a cashier at a local gift shop. The text states,¨ Patricia never stood a chance against the force of his charm. His audition time came and went, but he didn't care. He couldn't get enough of those eyes that widened so dramatically at the slightest flirtation¨ ( 153). This illustrated that love makes people blind and do crazy things that could potentially hurt them in the future. However, it also illustrated that love is all about taking risks and opening yourself up, whether u get hurt or not. The text states, ¨ Still, a part of him had to stay away. Some prescient part of him saw the two paths diverging in the yellow wood. Maybe if he'd chosen the other path, if he left the store instead of stayed, it would have made all the difference¨( 154). This demonstrates that Samuel knew that if he hadn't skip that audition than he would have had a chance being famous; however he chose love over fame/ glory. Consequently, his love with the cashier did not last, due to his failed attempt at becoming famous, they started to

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