1677 words - 7 pagesWhatisLove?
Romantic LoveIslove chemical?
Love can't be just pheromones, surely body chemistry changes. Although, perhaps that is why people break up after a while. Maybe they were attracted to each other at one point, but then the pheromones they were giving off change and the other person is no longer attracted to them.
Whatis attraction based on? What attracts one person to another?
People have said they have fallen in love before meeting in person, thanks to the Internet. Pheromones can't account for that. If someone falls in love, without meeting the other person (in-person), whatis left? Voice, a photo or two, etc. Perhaps attraction is oral. ButVIEW DOCUMENT
642 words - 3 pagesWhatisLove?
Love, love, love, we hear it every day, every where , it is used so often that we don’t really give it a thought.
The question that needs to be answered iswhat really islove? Was love created so that hate can be suppressed? Islove something that both man and woman hope for when their world comes crashing down on them? Does love help relief pain and suffering felt by victims of natural disasters?
Aphrodite, Venus, Cupid, and Eros were well know as the gods of love and sex by Greeks and Romans well before Christ was born, which basically makes love a very old subject. Yet this still does not answer the question, what really islove? If you were to flip thru a dictionaryVIEW DOCUMENT
988 words - 4 pagesThe word love has been around since the beginning of time and in this day in age it still has the same meaning as it has always had. However, now days there are more ways in which our culture uses the word love. If one was to say "I love you" or "I love it", is he saying that because he truly means it or is he simply saying that because that iswhat he thinks is the right thing to say? Loveis the deepest, most meaningful word one can say about someone or something, however, the way we use it in our culture is far beyond the true necessity of the word. The true meaning of the word love out of Webster's Dictionary states "loveis a powerful emotion felt for another person, manifestingVIEW DOCUMENT
647 words - 3 pagesLove, Love, Love. We all think about it, dream about it, sing about it, and even lose sleep worrying about it, but why? Loveis such a small word paired with a vital meaning. It’s universal, easy to spell, difficult to define, but impossible to live without. When we don’t have it, we search for it, when we find it, we don’t know what to do with it, when we have it, we fear losing it. Loveis the constant source of happiness and sorrow. I am young and I haven't a clue as to whatloveis, let alone what falling in loveis. However, I have my ideas of whatloveis like. I have never witnessed the beauty of people falling in love, or the severity of those falling out of love, so whatisloveVIEW DOCUMENT
818 words - 3 pagesIn your own words, describe what it means to you; what it includes, or doesn't include, etc.We humans are emotional beings. Our emotions are generally divided into two categories: positive and negative. Loveis an outstanding type of positive emotion, and, in its extreme form, there is true love.If you look up the word love in The American Heritage Dictionary, you'll find quite a few definitions about love: "A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person", "AVIEW DOCUMENT
1208 words - 5 pagesLove: Whatis it? Love, whatis it? To many people love means many things. To others, to loveis to place their happiness in one another. Others love can be how they feel about that special someone. I'm not talking about the fatherly love or that motherly love. I'm talking about the love that you feel towards someone. That special someone that you could possibly spend the rest of your life with. Webster defines love as a strong feeling of attraction resulting from sexual desire; enthusiasm or fondness. But to me loveis not just a feeling, but it is the way that you treat that special someone that you care for. Treating them so kindly so they'll know you care and love them. Love in myVIEW DOCUMENT
1145 words - 5 pagesWithout lovewhat would life be like? Think about it, millions of people say, "I love you." We celebrate love on Valentine's Day, but whatislove? Some people say that in order to be in love with someone you have to have had sex with that person. Or that you can't be in love with the same sex. Someone that you're in love with might ask you to do something that you don't want to do in order to prove your love. When you love another person, do you ask them to "sacrifice a part of themselves in the name of that love" (Bahr, 1232)? No. All these statements are not whatloveis. Sex is not love and loveis not sex. Love can be between the same sexes, and you sure don't ever have to proveVIEW DOCUMENT
755 words - 3 pages attractive person, it is likely that they give them good attributes purely because of thier good looks. While looks may influence relationships, it is important not to confuse the first impression someone gets from the person with an accurate description of who they truly are. This is proven by Aaron Ben-Zeév who is considered to be one of the worlds leading experts in the study of emotions he proves this when he claims,” In love at first sight, the high value accorded to the other’s external appearance is projected onto her internal characteristics”(Ben-Zeév). Human imagination overrides what people think about each other making love at first sight impossible. Due to the fact that love involvesVIEW DOCUMENT
1785 words - 7 pages Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, defines “truelove” as “one truly beloved or loving”(1343). The meaning of truelove is not as simple as the dictionary would lead people to think. For the person who has not yet become educated in true love will find themselves on a wonderful quest. The most powerful declaration one can make to another person is a pledge of love. Most individuals will desire the intimate affection that a special someone can provide. Is there such a thing as truelove? Difficult as the answer is to find, many people have ideas about truelove. By comparing ideas of love between women and men, looking at religious love, investigating chemical love, and love in marriage will show whatVIEW DOCUMENT
2240 words - 9 pages this patriarchal institution that seeks to care for them instead of allowing a self-fulfilling power to exist. The erotic is a deep acceptance of action and emotion that embodies freewill, transcending set political and social boundaries. The love laws that the Church provides based on the morality of its subjects is an explicit way of suppressing the erotic with in individuals; “We shall allow or forbid them to live with their wives and mistresses, to have or not to have children—according to whether they have been obedient or disobedient.” (Dostoyevsky) To control what kind of individuals can loveis a rejection of the power of relationships. The destructive power of the Grand Inquisitor’sVIEW DOCUMENT
1197 words - 5 pages sites to determine the usefulness and practicality of the system, IBM began developing commercial products based on their System R prototype including System/38, SQL/DS, and DB2, which were commercially available in 1979, 1981, and 1983, respectively.This article is about the database language. For the IATA code, see San Carlos Airport. SQL (VIEW DOCUMENT
1589 words - 6 pages God. Dante describes one instance in chapter XIX, just after he has decided to devote himself to writing words in praise of his lady.
After some reflection, Dante becomes afraid that he has taken on too ambitious a goal and is unsure of his ability to do Beatrice justice. It is in this indecision that he is walking along a path by a clear stream and a sudden strong urge to write comes over him. He says that, after deciding that he should only speak of his lady to other gracious women, “my tongue spoke, almost as though moved of its own accord, and said: ‘Ladies who know by insight whatloveis.’” (25)
This line begins one of the most remarkable canzones in the text and marks a turning pointVIEW DOCUMENT
1792 words - 7 pagesLove, the way that we understand the reality of life. Sometimes it becomes the life itself, and sometimes the reality itself. Love for parents, for a pet, for friends, and the most famous one for a beloved are some kinds of love. All kinds drive us to understand the life.However, love opens new doors. Thus, we look for the fundamental idea of love, its kinds. Which loveis the true one, the love that we fall in, the one that we think of, is the main question at the beginning of a love. Then, whatis the reality of love, who is the best beloved, the one who never minds your deficiencies, or who says the truth in all situations follows the main question.Many other questionsVIEW DOCUMENT
1355 words - 5 pages. To sum up, Olivia takes risky actions and expresses love directly to whom she loves. Her passionate character is obviously revealed by the lines she speaks and things she does.Men that have paid effort for love are mainly Orsino, Malvolio, Sir Andrew and Antonio. Orsino claims he himself as an ardent and passionate lover. What he does are listening to melancholic music (his most famous line in Act I sc I 'If music be the food of love, play on.'), indulging in love and most importantly, sending Viola to Olivia's place and to woo her for him. He never asks what Olivia really wants and needs. In Act II sc iv 'There is no woman'sVIEW DOCUMENT
566 words - 2 pagesScience is no doubt the most influential force which takes over almost everything in the world. It seeks to explain the unexplainable, to prove how everything existed, and to provide answers to all the questions one may think of. However, what science has left unexplained until now is the concept of love.Whatislove? Is there such thing as "destiny" or "fate"? What does one mean by "100% woman", or a "perfect" man/woman? Since science still can't find answers to these questions, several love-story writers often play around with the world of love. They either attempt to provide an explanation for love, or use its "unexplainable effect" to create a story.In the story "OnVIEW DOCUMENT
1521 words - 6 pages, he bases his knowledge of creation and parenting from what he reads in it. He directly addresses Victor telling him ‘I ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel…’ (Page 77) this shows that the creature feels he has been rejected by his God and cast out from what should be his paradise. It also shows that the creature feels he should be treated with the same love and care that a parent gives their children as well as guidance and protection, however, he is left to live with fear and abandonment. This perhaps highlights the way the enlightenment affected Victor’s actions in abandoning the creature because of how scientifically unnatural the creature was, rather than the religiousVIEW DOCUMENT
1470 words - 6 pages away"(13), she is expressing her desire for Janie to get married to someone rich. Nanny thinks that women are the work ox and mules of the world, and that falling in loveis the reason women have such a role. Janie does not have the chance to decide for herself what she wants to do with her life and can not discover love at this time, even though she did try with Johnny Taylor, "lacerating her...with a kiss" (12). However Nanny does not want Janie with some man that can not support her so she marries Janie off to Logan Killicks.Through Janie's marriage with Logan Hurston shows that true love can not be found with someone that you don't love. When Janie marries a man named LoganVIEW DOCUMENT
2480 words - 10 pages that there are no fixed moral principles, but that morality is the result of individual spontaneous acts. Fletcher also wanted to maintain what he saw as the fundamental feature of Christian morality, the law of love. He devised six propositions which outline Situation Ethics; these include - 'Only one thing is intrinsically good: namely love, nothing else.', 'The ruling norm of Christianity islove: nothing else.', 'Love and justice are the same, for justice islove distributed.', 'Love wills the neighbour's good; whether we like it or not.', 'Only the Only the end justifies the means, nothing else.' And finally, 'Love's decisions are made situationally, not prescriptively.' So despite theVIEW DOCUMENT
1317 words - 5 pages reason, constitute "love." Mel repeatedly asserts that Ed's behavior doesn't qualify: "I don't know what you'd call it, but I sure know you wouldn't call it love " (Carver 171). Terri disagrees. She concedes, yes, Ed's behavior was crazy, or not recognizable to her new husband and the same emotion he currently feels for the same woman (Carver 172), but that is was no less true or powerful for all of its abnormality; he was willing to die for his love, and eventually did just that (Carver 174).
After this recitation, the narrator, Nick, and his recent bride Laura, give a brief read on their own brand of love. For all appearances, theirs is an affectionate one, but not particularlyVIEW DOCUMENT
543 words - 2 pagesWhatisLove?In today's society, loveis most often thought of as a romantic feeling between two people. However, it also exists between friends, relatives, and other people. 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8 clearly states whatloveis.1 Corinthians says that love keeps no record of wrongs. This doesn't mean, however, that someone who misbehaves often can't earn a bad reputation. A good example of this is mark Twain's character Tom Sawyer. Though Aunt Polly always forgave him for the bad things he had done, she still remembered them and he was often accused when there was trouble in their house. When someone asks for forgiveness from God, he not only forgives, but also forgets his orVIEW DOCUMENT
511 words - 2 pageswhat a marriage will suffer and that growing old together can be enriching. Tooth decay, indigestion, cigarette coughing and dandruff are mentioned as examples that a real marriage is more than just passionate kisses and living happily ever after. By inspecting what true loveis like, Viorst is realistic and sentimental at the same time. The wife recalls times that her husband has upset her and the tests they have went through in their marriage, yet, beyond all of this, they are still in love.The major point the reader gets from this poem are that true love can be fulfilling and lasting. The couple show each other love by tolerating each others little quirks andVIEW DOCUMENT
865 words - 3 pages unfolds, Heathcliff's obsession with Catherine in the formof love catapaults him into a revengeful cycle of spiraling consequences. From thebeginning when Catherine marries Edgar Linton out of social prestige, Heathcliff does notgive up, but instead develops into a socially acceptable gentleman. Heathcliff's love forCatherine is unrelenting and unending; even after her death, Heathcliff never stops trying.When Catherine dies having Cathy, Heathcliff's mission and obsession carries on. Hisinsanity drives him to dig up her dead corpse just so he can be with her again. He enduresso that he can see her and be with her again and interact with her ghostVIEW DOCUMENT
907 words - 4 pages"The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock" is a dramatic monologue. It is a speech of a person which illustrates a story and reveals his character. Although the transitions are seemly illogical and violent, it is not just random lines of prose. The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock is a magnifying glass which presents the readers with his human nature, able to give an impression of his character even from a superficial reading.
The human nature of J.Alfred Prufrock is not expressed by the subject himself, but by the author, T.S. Eliot. He did so in a way which Prufrock could not have done himself, thus placing Prufrock into an objective view, presenting the actual condition ofVIEW DOCUMENT
1030 words - 4 pagesAjay Mohanraj"My way of life has fallen into the sear…and that which should accompany old age, as honour, love, troop of friends, I must not look to have…"It is not fate but Macbeth who is responsible for his demise. To what extent do you agree?Set to the backdrop of medieval Scotland, William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" portrays how the protagonist Macbeth is responsible for his own destiny through the deeds he commits and that fate has no part in it. In this play, it can be seen how Macbeth's willingness to commit evil sins and the fact that he commits them leads him to his undoing. Even though fate in the form witches and VIEW DOCUMENT
703 words - 3 pagesThere are many definitions of love in this world, and each has its own reason behind it. Fatima defines love as many things, here are some examples below.Fatima defines love as trust. She says that as she is" a part of your(his) dream", "I(she) want you(him) to continue towards your(his) goal." She thinks that if she is really part of his dream, he will "come back one day" for her. She does thinks that loveis trust as if there is no trust there will not be a strong bond between them.Fatima defines love as not possessive. She does not want Santiago to stay with her all the time if he does not want to; she wants him to "wander as free as the wind that shapes the dunes". SheVIEW DOCUMENT
1009 words - 4 pages afford us. Loveis a song that threads its way through our lives from beginning to end. It weaves in and out of our lives. Love can make to close friends become lovers. Loveis an undying feeling a person will have for someone long after there gone. Loveis when you long to hear your mate's voice. Loveis when all you want to do is be by the person you love no matter what state they're in. Loveis a funny, tingling feeling that rushes through your body as you hold your mates hand. Being rich in love and not money can help any couple get through the hard times. Loveis a feeling of benevolence, kindness, or brotherhood towards others. Love can be found between two neighbors and respect forVIEW DOCUMENT
811 words - 3 pagesLoveis a simple word to pronounce only four letters, and one syllable. Sure, it sounds like plain word but the meaning behind this word has a weight on almost everyones life. Loveis a feeling that is so strong it has a life changing affect on peoples lives. It can affect ones life positively or negatively. Love has weighed a toll on our lives but has also made us feel content. All persons have experienced love in some form at some point of their lives.When a child is born and is brought into a household this baby is surrounded by love from its parents, family members, and friends . This loveiswhat creates a child, it helps a child grow. Love stimulates a babyVIEW DOCUMENT
1495 words - 6 pages learns all about Estella from her attitude and appearance. This attitude and appearance iswhat Pip wanted to attain so that Estella would love him. In chapter 17 Pip tells Biddy “ I am not at all happy as I am” (Dickens, 127). He wants to become a gentleman, a complement to a gentlewoman--Estella. Again telling his feelings to Biddy, he professes. “ the beautiful young lady at Miss Havisham’s. And she’s more beautiful than anybody ever was, and I admire her dreadfully, and I want to be a gentle man on her account” (Dickens, 129). This is the first time we learned about Pip’s love from Pip. Thus far we assume that he likes her, but we never actually hear him say it. The reasons, which he gaveVIEW DOCUMENT
811 words - 3 pages Himself islove. Paul classified faith, hope and love as the highest virtues, and concluded that love was the highest of the three.
Loveis essential to all perfect relationships.
What most people never realize is that true loveis not always romantic. Romance is different from love, even though ideally, they should occur together. Romance is the emotional component of love. Romance adds the sparkle in your eyes. Romance adds the perfume and the colors. Romance embellishes the scenery and swells the music. Romance is the gilding of love. Romance is gold leaf. It is ornamentation. Romance sometimes becomes a means unto itself. It even becomes a cheap substitute for love at times. SomeVIEW DOCUMENT
1037 words - 4 pages avoid because from the outside the dissimilarities and discord in their household would not look like love to the casual observer. But it takes a special bond to be together for more than 70 years.
In over 70 years, Baba and Daddy Gus lived their own separate lives together. Their differences in appearance, demeanor, affection, and personality, all support the proposal that loveis blind and also reinforce the belief that love overcomes all obstacles. Baba’s loquacious soliloquies and Daddy Gus’ silent integrity were the “found treasures” Bell Hooks would later store in her memories and was what taught her the pattern she would use for her life (Remix, 377).
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1720 words - 7 pages country, my life, and myself. These are all the things I hold dear to me in all the choices and plans I make. To lose them is to lose everything.
After a considerable amount of time pining over what I should write I've come to the conclusion that writing about love would be most beneficial. Love in all its forms; love for family, friends, country, and oneself. I will compare them with the four types of love, Storge, Eros, Philios and Agae.
Love of Family:
The love I have for my family is known as Storge love. Storge love means family affection. Storge talks about family affection between family members. There is a certain sense of family affection that you have for one another because you areVIEW DOCUMENT
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The electrifying feeling of loveis something no one can explain. If we were to ask someone to describe what being in love feels like, they will describe something that sounds like sexual passion and desire tinged with obsession. Commonly, the feeling of lust that is often mistaken as love at first sight. The feeling of obsession when we cannot stop thinking about the person and wanting to be around them all of the time, or the sacrifice and commitment of love that most people dread, although, some overcome. Ultimately, the passion which is a major part to the way we love.
The feeling of loveis something I enjoy. That feeling I get when I look deep into my loved one’s soul, the tingleVIEW DOCUMENT
538 words - 2 pages described.Despite mirroring in intensity, loveis unlike hate. It is unlike selfishness, for the most selfless act is to love another without condition. It is unlike discrimination, as the subconscious makes the decision of whom and what to love, and it is unlike negative feelings of spite or anathema. Loveis unlike any concept that can be described in words.What began as primitive need for reproduction, has turned into the need for human companionship and the quest for love, whilst the emotional security and closeness is derived from family structure. Love itself is driven by a spiritual or religious force and although compatibility is said to be a string of chemical amalgamationsVIEW DOCUMENT
2324 words - 9 pagesIn English poetry written in the early 17th century, numerous poets attempt to answer the question: whatislove? To answer such a loaded question, we must decompress the question to make it an attainable to answer. Therefore, various poets try to define love and explain to their audience how love makes humans feel through their characters; however, in poetry, we, as literary analysts, can not conclude the poets to give a clear and correct definition of love because poetry consists of hidden language and using literary techniques to convey an idea. In essence, poems that attempt to define love becomes the question: islove good or bad?
For instance, John Donne’s poems, “Song: Go and catchVIEW DOCUMENT
1352 words - 5 pagesLOVE
Love, among the many ideas men have and usually express as their understanding for whatloveis it can be comprehensively explained as the uncontrolled feeling one has for someone which makes him always wish the best of situations for the loved one (thus the one that is being loved), love comes in many folds some of which include; Biblical love, Romantic love, occupational love among others. Loveis usually referred to as the most wonderful feeling on earth. Loveis very wonderful and mysterious, in that it comes with so many spiritual backings.
Love can be grouped into some few categories these include;
Affection; this comprises the deep emotional attachment oneVIEW DOCUMENT
1468 words - 6 pages word as well as a broader overall feeling of the situation and feelings towards her significant other. The main goal in this work is to show that in a relationship a person can love everything about another person and the person could potentially list all the reasons for loving that person. Furthermore, the work introduces lines like, “Smiles, tears, of all my life! – and, if God choose, /I shall but love thee better after death.” (Barrett 208) Those final lines leave a message for the reader that when a person truly loves someone else the love will last far after death. This work demonstrates the feelings involved in what would be considered romantic love among people.
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1260 words - 5 pages lost that sparkle that originally attracted both mates to each other.People can confuse an "in love"� experience with whatis real love as defined through this course. According to Dr. Chapman, the actual "in love"� experience lasts about two years. It is biological. The feeling of increased heart beat or blindness to another's imperfections wears out after the europhia of "in love"� has gone. Dr. Chapman gives us five languages to aid us in our search for peace. The first is Words of Affirmation. With this technique, if positive feedback results from complimenting your spouse, then gentle kind words stimulate her. Requests should be done with praise and not in aVIEW DOCUMENT
750 words - 3 pages , laughter and tears. A moment that changed my life, a moment the gifted my heart with love. Perhaps I haven’t given you much of what you truly deserve. But I gave you what I am and my innocent love. I gave you what I was and what you made of me. I change and I grew as a person you made me feel like a woman, and especially you gave me life. You made me believe in love again, and even though my heart aches, You will always be part of me. Your voice , your hands, your mouth, your entire being gave me strength.
I know this letter is not going to make any difference, maybe you refuse to read it and will remind unread. All I can say is that I will swallow this pain of knowing you are gone and I won't ever have you as my man because to feel pain is to recognize you have loved. Even if we never speak again, just know that I loved you. Always have, probably always will. We have just begun a new chapter in our lives, in which there is not an us anymore but after this short journey in our lives, will you remember our love?
1005 words - 4 pages. Two types in the story Killing, where Matt and his wife have a major crisis that brings them closer together and then parent's love for his child. Matt is a heartbroken because of his love for his wife and family. In a sense, he has no choice, he must take vengeance the death of his son and ease his family's pain. In the story The Story of an Hour Louis loves her husband but it seems like she doesn't feel free if her husband is around. She clearly isn't happy in the relationship or she was just settling because that iswhat everyone else wants her to do. One story the relationship is happy with each other and the other she is happy but more happy thinking about freedom.Dubus, A. (1988). KILLINGS. In Selected stories. Boston: D.R. Godine.Chopin, K., & Taylor, H. (1979). Kate Chopin portraits: Short stories. London: Women's Press.VIEW DOCUMENT
956 words - 4 pagesThe Meaning of LoveWhat exactly islove? Is there an absolute meaning to the word - love? Or is it purely subjective? The concept of true loveiswhat we search for all our lives. Yet loveis one of the most misunderstood concepts of all. What people really want more than anything else is to be loved unconditionally; to be accepted for who we are, and still be loved. Sometimes we will do some crazy things, in the name of love. Loveis actually the choice one makes to put someone's wishes, desires and needs above our own. Many people confuse the word love with the meaning of the word want or desire. For example, sometimes when a young man tells the woman of his dreams, I love you, whenVIEW DOCUMENT
543 words - 2 pages someone they only knew for a few weeks. I wasn't ready but all my friends were doing. So I just let it happen.I was tired of being with someone I didn't love. Tired of being with someone who called me a bitch or a hoe when I didn't want to do what he said. I know I deserved better. I knew that I had no other choice but to leave and that's what I did. After he beat me the way he did I knew our "relationship" was over. I was too young to be dealing with all these grown up things.Not being with him made feel like life was worth living. It's funny because most people say, "he made my life worth living". Whatever the phrase is, I'm just happy I'm no longer tired.By Tavana LigonVIEW DOCUMENT
698 words - 3 pages loving those you may not even like. This loveis where most get hurt because it is hard. It is hard to love those who do you wrong, hard to love those who you don’t even like, it is especially hard to love someone and get nothing in return. This type of love has to be one hundred percent pure. This is the ‘no matter what’ love, meaning that you will still love them no matter what happens. Agape is the purest type of love and it knows no limits.
Loveis a complex idea; it is a mixture of feelings, emotions, thoughts, and even actions. Love can sometimes even be unintentional. It is defiantly difficult to define. People often ask, “WhatisLove?” Or “am I in love?” When you are in love, you don’t need to ask that question, I can assure you will already know. Barbara de Angelis said, “Loveis a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.”
946 words - 4 pages where the painting metamorphoses from a simple picture to a masterpiece. During this phase, the artist is most likely to make mistakes because the intricate precision in so important. With each mistake the artist makes she considers the expectations she has for the painting and what course the painting should take. Thus, the mistakes made by a true artist in this stage enhance the overall work because each decision the artist makes reassures her of the effect she wants in the end. Also with each decision the painting is one step closing to becoming a complete work of art. Love also matures to a stage where it experiences this tribulation. Lovers often assess their beautifully growing bondVIEW DOCUMENT
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Another form of loveis romantic love. This love has many faces and two sides. To truly experience this love, both sides need to be working. An example is the love between Arthur and Guinevere. Sometimes both of them loved each other, but sometimes only one loved the other. Arthur, for example “must be king first” before husband and Guinevere loved Arthur “as king and sometimes as husband”. They loved each other, but not at the same time. It was like he loved her, then she loved him, and so on, and so forth. Their love simply didn’t match up. That iswhat caused their relationship to fall apart; that and the fact that Lancelot and Guinevere loved each other and had a not-so-secret secretVIEW DOCUMENT
560 words - 2 pagesWhatisLove? Whatis this thing called love? This, not so simple, question begs for an answer. The symptoms of love are familiar enough. A drifting mooniness in one's behavior and thought; the fact that it seems as though the whole universe has rolled itself up into the person of the beloved, something so wonderful that no one on earth has ever felt about a fellow creature before.Loveis ecstasy and torment, freedom, and slavery. Love makes the world go round. Until recently, scientists wanted nothing to do with love. It is life's most intense feeling. Anger and fear are emotions that have been researched in labs and can be quantified through measurements such as pulse andVIEW DOCUMENT
766 words - 3 pagesEvery year on Valentine's Day, the age-old saying "I love you," lingers on someone's lips, often demonstrating gratitude or appreciation for a particular person. Presented with flowers, candy and an elegant dinner, this special day exhibits a rekindling of one's love for his or her significant other. Defining it as “A Strong affection for another, arising out of kinship or personal ties," Webster captures love from an objective point of view, recording only whatis seen or heard. (Webster)
George Herbert views love from a different angle, exceeding Webster’s denotation. In his poem "Love," Herbert observes it going beyond the typical ‘Attraction’ for someone suggesting that loveis notVIEW DOCUMENT
570 words - 2 pages movies educates you. It teaches you what you do not see at the low class societies in the world, whom all they know is to survive by exterminating each other. As the years pass, your love for intense adrenaline does not come as quick as it used to. You loose that will to get on the front of the roller coaster and scream on top of your lungs. What happened to those days when you wanted to go to a bar just to pick a fight? Or how about driving down the interstate and racing others? How many fifty year olds say they still do that? Movies have to reach out to those adolescent young adults. To brain wash that developing mind. I am a firm believer that death is not a scary thing. Everyone has to go through with it once in there life. It's just a matter if you are prepared for the after life. This is why I think the entertainment has already gone to hell in the world.VIEW DOCUMENT
1000 words - 4 pages. Intimacy in a relationship involves an “emotional bond, connection, or closeness two people feel for each other.” Passion is the “physical attraction and sexual chemistry that two people experience,” and the final component is decision/commitment, which “refers to the conscious decision people make when they realize they love someone or when they decide to commit to one person” (Carey 404).
In Bell Hook’s essay, “Baba and Daddy Gus,” the author reflects on becoming aware of the genuine love her grandparents shared especially after the passing of Daddy Gus. “After his death it was easier to see the ways that they complemented and completed each other. For suddenly, without him as a backdropVIEW DOCUMENT
513 words - 2 pagesIt is often said that over half of marriages today end in divorce. Now it is your parents turn! Why do so many marriages end in divorce? Personally, I do not want to have divorce in my life or in the life of my future children. If people understood why divorce is so high, maybe it could be avoided in numerous cases. What should people do to avoid divorce? Divorce can be avoided by having a better foundation in marriage. Marriage should be based on love. ItVIEW DOCUMENT
983 words - 4 pages to be done. Sandi was very stubborn and she was always stressing. Sandi always stared at Ben during her classes and Ben does the same. Sometimes, Ben daydreams and casually stares at Sandi. Tracy always looks at Ben and he is almost always staring at Sandi. Sandi would love to ask Ben if he likes her, but she is afraid. Tracy and Sandi have said that they were going to tell Ben, but they never do it.
A week later, Ben finally talked to Sandi. She was very excited and she was very eager. She immediately ran to Tracy and started to yell. “TRACY!!!!” yelled Sandi. “He talked to me and I was so abashed!!!” said Sandi. “What did he say?” asked Tracy. “He asked me if I wanted to hang outVIEW DOCUMENT