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  • The Theme Of Destructive Love Within Relationships, Jealousy, And Betrayal

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    The theme of destructive love within relationships in shakespeare’s Macbeth and Bronte’s Wuthering Heights are presented through sexism, jealousy, and betrayal. This three factors are the main causes of broken relationships and arguments between the partners. A good example would be the stories of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Wuthering Heights. Sexism, jealousy, and betrayal can also lead to death in a destructive love. Love can be defined as an attraction of feelings, states, and attitudes that ranges

  • Jealousy And Paranoia In My Last Duchess By Robert Browning

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    Jealousy and paranoia are not the way for a happy marriage. Any man who is suspicious of his wife and her questionably promiscuous ways are bound to have some issues to sort out. Some men if angry enough could go to extreme depths to stop their wives from potentially going out with another man. Much like in Robert Browning’s poem “My Last Duchess”, the main character in the story does just that, his rough tone throughout this poem showcases his hatred that builds up over time for his own wife. He

  • Essay on Jealousy in Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, and Winter's Tale

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    Jealousy in Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, and Winter's Tale   The common thread of jealousy ties together the main plots in Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, and The Winter's Tale. In each of these plays, the main conflict is centered around some form of jealousy. While jealousy is the mutual, most prominent cause for turmoil in these plays, its effects on the characters, and ultimately the plots, is different in each case. This difference has much to do with the way in which the concept

  • Essay about Gene's Jealousy in A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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    away in time. However, as the time went on and Gene matured he found out that his feeling was much more than little jealousy but it has turned into hate. Gene Forrester develops into a mature adult when he finally accepts his feeling and faces reality. When the novel starts Gene is lost and confused about his feeling towards

  • SEX DIFFERENCES IN JEALOUSY: EVOLUTION, PHYSIOLOGY, AND PSYCHOLOGY (Buss et al, 1992, as cited in Funder & Ozer, 1997)

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    SEX DIFFERENCES IN JEALOUSY: EVOLTION, PHYSIOLOGY, AND PSYCHOLOGY (Buss et al, 1992, as cited in Funder & Ozer, 1997) The article titled, "Sex differences in jealousy: evolution, physiology, and psychology" written by Buss, Larsen, Western and Semmelroth (1992, as cited in Funder & Ozer, 1997, p. 211), discuss that evolution is rooted in reproductive success of the various species. Therefore, the core content of studying evolutionary psychology includes researching sexual differences (Buss et al

  • Jealousy And Jealousy In Human Behaviour

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    The concepts of jealousy and envy have been acknowledged as being important characteristics of human behaviour and can be considered as a mental state that directs an individual’s assessment of a stimulating situation. ‘The existence of a rival can be particularly threatening because it challenges some aspect of a person’s self-definition’ (Parrott, 1991), hence leaving persons in an emotional triangle between their self-worth and their social valve. ‘Your neighbour pulls up in a sweet new ride.

  • Sexual Issues With Cultural Controversies

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    Identify four sexual issues with cultural controversies Casual Sex People who are not in a committed relationship also known as hookups or friends with benefits. The controversial issue of casual sex are adverse effects of hookups may consist of emotional entanglement, psychological harm, sexual violence, sexually transmitted infections, and or unplanned pregnancy. People who have experience hook-up behavior has linked with a variety of mental health factors (Garcia, 2013). Additionally, although

  • Jealous Behaviors In Shakespeare'sOthello, And Iago

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    play Othello. Instead of coming to terms with the environment and conditions around them, the jealousy-ridden Othello and Brabantio are manipulated through Iago’s work, for even though Iago is the antagonist of this play, he is in much the same mindset as the other two. The illogical thought processes made by the insecure Othello and Brabantio allow for storyline that contains a theme saturated in jealousy. One of the first cases in which Iago passively controls another character is shown to occur

  • Dr. Lewis 's Till We Have Faces

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    For many of us, jealousy has at one time entered into our thoughts and made us envy others. In C.S Lewis’s novel, Till We Have Faces, he provides a different outlook on how a few of the main characters change throughout the story while trying to cope with their inconspicuous jealousy. Lewis’s story takes place in the kingdom of Glome where the main character, Orual is writing about her experiences with the gods and how they have mistreated her, the whole story is told from her perspective. This novel

  • Othello's Tragic Flaw Essays

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    authoritative power, which he did by becoming a military general. In the military Othello meets Cassio and Iago, he chooses Cassio as his lieutenant which upsets Iago. The promotion of Cassio begins to show jealousy in the play. Even though Othello is not a ruler in Venice, his tragic flaws are jealousy and gullibility, therefore Othello is easily manipulated by Iago because Othello feels the need to be accepted. Iago plans to revenge Othello for not choosing