Lorna Essay

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Lorna DooneLorna Doone is a romantic adventure set back in the year 1673, in Devon, England. It is a story about a never-ending love between the young Master John Ridd, and Lorna Doone. Who really turns out to be Lady Lorna Dugal.The Doone's are a powerful group of murderers that everyone feared. They were hated throughout the land for their vicious acts or murder and robbery.Lorna, who was taken prisoner by the Doone family when she was a little girl, is not even aware that she is not a Doone. While being brought home from school early, at the holiday season, John first sets eyes on the beautiful Lorna. She was strapped across one of the monstrous Donne's horses. It was John's wish to rescue her, one-day, from that terrible family.Upon his arrival home from school, John finds out the bad news that his father had been murdered at the hands of the Doone's. He is determined to grow up and avenge his father's death.One day while fishing John winds up in Doone territory, completely by accident. This is the first time that Lorna and John actually get to speak to one another. He falls in love with her then.Time goes on, and it had been a while since John laid eyes on his Lorna. But he never forgot her, or stopped thinking about her. She too remembers him at a chance meeting. Because of who Lorna is, or is thought to be, John could never tell anyone of his feelings for her, nor could she of him.One sad day the Doone's find out about Lorna's and John's intentions to be together. With this in mind, the Doone's contact Lorna's family and plan to send her back, to keep her from marrying John. Though Lorna wrote many letters to John expressing her feelings, none of the ever got to him, and he...

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