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  • The Poem Unrequited Love

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    Love has been constantly defined as a beautiful, optimistic, and hopeful emotion. It fills people with joy and delight, leading their hearts to never-ending laughter. However, in the performed poem "Unrequited Love", Sierra DeMulder sees loving another to be gut-wrenching and mentally agonizing. In the poem, the speaker talks about watching someone her listener loves have feelings for another woman. When the person that she is speaking to first finds out that there is another woman, that person tries

  • Unrequited Love Is The Worst Kind Of Love

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    Unrequited love is the worst kind of love. It’s a kind of love which eats away at your ability to do everyday tasks such as eating and sleeping because they only the thing you want to do is think about the other person and desperately wish that one day that person will love you back. Despite the severe depression you feel and the endless nights of crying, you make no attempt the get over the said person because for some bizarre reason, no matter how much it hurts, you want to remain in love with

  • Unrequited Love In Romeo And Juliet

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    The theme of love is central to Romeo and Juliet. Discuss the different types of love that Shakespeare explores in the play. Introduction: In William Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet, the main theme of the play is love. Shakespeare explores many different types of love including idealistic love, unrequited love and family love. The love between the two protagonists, Romeo and Juliet, is idealistic. They both dream of perfection in their relationship. Unrequited love is portrayed by Romeo at the

  • Unrequited Love - Romeo and Juliet

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    Romeo and Juliet Essay Unrequited Love Love was always a monopoly. You never know whether someone really loves you or not. All you know is you love them. That is what always makes unrequited love difficult. In Romeo and Juliet, unrequited love is present whether apparent or implied. Romeo falls in love with Rosaline and Paris falls in love with Juliet which remain the most obvious examples. However, I do believe their is an unrequited love between Juliet and her parents. When we first meet

  • Unrequited Love In The Lady Of Shallot

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    Love is like a fire on a candle, it needs both the oxygen to keep it going and the string to for its continuation.It can lead to the most beautiful things of nature and even more tragic. The Arthurian legends are crowded upon the images, misdemeanors and vast examples of this extreme burning passion for one another. However, many of these examples are one sided and only one of the characters feels emotions for another, More specifically, in these situations the passion one another has for someone

  • Unrequited Love By Edward Lemay

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    Unrequited love is a literary term that occurs when, men and women fall in love but the love is not returned. Unrequited love also occurs when love is mutual and delightful, then for one the love fades. Often love strengthens or dies unpredictably, unfortunately many lovers end up valuing and caring for someone who just does not care or value them in return. Although unrequited love is used in literature, it occurs in real life also. Love has to be balanced in order for it to work. Psychological

  • Guilt, Duty, and Unrequited Love

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    Guilt, Duty, and Unrequited Love: Deconstructing the Love Triangles in James Joyce 's The Dead and Thomas Hardy 's Jude the Obscure "It 's no problem of mine but it 's a problem I fight, living a life that I can 't leave behind. But there 's no sense in telling me, the wisdom of the cruel words that you speak. But that 's the way that it goes and nobody knows, while everyday my confusion grows." --New Order, Bizarre Love Triangle, from Substance, 1987 Most people who have

  • The Great Gatsby's Unrequited Love

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    used to think that Gatsby was a character I should pity because of his unrequited love for Daisy. Although I still feel bad for Gatsby, I also believe that what started out as love as turned into mere interest and infatuation. One could say that Gatsby is a romantic, but after reading Chapter 4, I realized that Gatsby is the sad teenage boy who narrates his tale of woe about the manic pixie dream girl and pretends that it's love. Gatsby and Daisy once had something real, but that was thrown away when

  • Essay On Unrequited Love In Hamlet

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    person falls in love which is why it is such a prevalent theme in literature and art. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, love is the driving force for the tragic ending. The play begins with Claudius murdering his brother, which in part is done out of love for Gertrude. Throughout, the audience watches Hamlet struggle with his morals, unsure whether to do what is right, or to enact revenge out of love for his father. At the end, Laertes sets all the plans in motion because of his own family love, which is what

  • Romeo And Juliet Unrequited Love Analysis

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    What is love? This definition from Dictionary.com states that love is “a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend”. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is by far the best love story because of all the different types of love that are present. There are many different forms of love in the play, but, the ones that show the most are unrequited love, friendship, and romantic love. To begin, unrequited love is one form that is present throughout the play. One