Tag Archive: Love

Love, The Invisible Driving Force in Porphyria’s Lover

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Love is one of the most complicated human emotions. It has driven many individuals to engage in actions that they would otherwise not partake in. Love is the emotion that launched a thousand… Continue reading

Frozen Meets Goblin Market

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Disney’s Frozen took audiences by storm when it hit theaters in 2013. With a quirky snowman, charming love interests, majestic powers, and singing trolls, Disney defied all odds and ventured away from the… Continue reading

The Idealization of Childhood in Wordsworth’s “Ode” and Moonrise Kingdom

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Many film goers can think of their favorite quotes from a movie. Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom is rife with them. “That’s not a safe altitude (Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson, 2012)..” “I’m going to find a tree to… Continue reading

La Belle Dame Sans Mercy: A Song of Unrequited Love

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  John Keats embodies the concept of unrequited love in his work, La Belle Dame Sans Mercy. The stylistic elements incorporated throughout this piece not only add to the melancholy nature of the… Continue reading

Strong Female Character or Desperate Lover?

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In Eliza Haywood’s “Fantomina; or Love in a Maze” we meet “a young lady of distinguished birth, beauty, wit and spirit.” (Haywood 2796) However, despite her class standing, or perhaps out of boredom… Continue reading

Percy Shelley: Rebel and Lover

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A rebel in his own right, Percy Bysshe Shelley seemed destined for his life in the limelight as an author, poet, radical, lover, and so on.  Born into wealth, Shelley was always sent… Continue reading

The Disguise of Love

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Eliza Haywood’s Fantomina: Or, Love in a Maze, deals with the shenanigans of our female heroine’s (if one believes this the correct term for such a character) attempts to gain the love and… Continue reading

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