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What is Love?
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 is what really is love? Was love created so that hate can be suppressed? Is love 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 is love? If you were to flip thru a dictionary
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The 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 is what he thinks is the right thing to say? Love is 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 "love is a powerful emotion felt for another person, manifesting itself
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What is Love?
Is love 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.
What is 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), what is left? Voice, a photo or two, etc. Perhaps attraction is oral. But
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would be interesting to see how the couples relationships progress. It is evident that Viola sincerely admires Orsino as she patiently waits and hopes to be his wife while maintaining her composure. What makes Twelfth Night unique is how love and its different types are presented. Love a subjective experience, evoking different emotions for each character in the play and causing them to behave differently. The reader is made aware that ‘love’ does not have one distinct meaning, by representing love differently through each character. In effect, the meaning of love is in the eye of the beholder.
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Without love what would life be like? Think about it, millions of people say, "I love you." We celebrate love on Valentine's Day, but what is love? 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 what love is. Sex is not love and love is not sex. Love can be between the same sexes, and you sure don't ever have to prove
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Love, Love, Love. We all think about it, dream about it, sing about it, and even lose sleep worrying about it, but why? Love is 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. Love is the constant source of happiness and sorrow. I am young and I haven't a clue as to what love is, let alone what falling in love is. However, I have my ideas of what love is like. I have never witnessed the beauty of people falling in love, or the severity of those falling out of love, so what is love
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What is Love? Religion, Politics, Racism…. All controversial topics within our world, however there is no topic such as the meaning of 'Love'. There are so many versions of 'What Love Exactly Is', so coming to a simple definition would seem almost impossible to most people. 'Love' has been the basis of most things in our society, and has been shown in many mediums. How can a small world mean so many different things? The simplest definition I was able to find was within 'The Reader's Digest Oxford Complete Wordfinder', here it stated that love is 'an intense feeling of deep affection or fondness for a person or thing'. Intense being a strong emotion and affection meaning 'showing
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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 involves
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In 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. Love is 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", "A feeling of intense desire and attraction toward a person," or "An intense emotional attachment, as for a pet or treasured object". While love in general is a positive feeling for anything that pleases us
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Love: What is it? Love, what is it? To many people love means many things. To others, to love is 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 love is 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 my eyes
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fall into the same time frame as when I am at a point of heightened curiosity on this subject of Love. Why at this very moment I find myself questioning my current status with a newfound relationship. I can't help but to assume that I have found 'Genuine Love' because of an overwhelming feeling of vivacious content upon finding a seemingly perfect union. Peck's views on love in this respect differ from what my thoughts have conjured up as such. And I can only infer that the words of a reputable author and doctor are more legitimate than mine. It is here that I must stop to apologize to you, Louis, for making this part of the paper far too personal than necessary.'Falling in Love' is a
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What is love? That question instantly brings to mind several different songs and books. We live in a culture where love and inadvertently sex is in almost everything. The entertainment culture portrays love as being all about sex and infatuation. They also make love look like it is about what another person can give you, and not what you can mutually give to one another. Is that what love is actually about? Webster’s Dictionary describes love as being a strong affection (“Love”). A strong affection is still a vague description. In the ancient Greek culture they used three main words for love. The three words are Agape, Eros, and Philos. Each word was used to describe a different type of
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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 what
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about love, and how humans have to find a way to experience true love. The characters experience completely human qualities such as jealousy and obsession. These emotions are necessary so that one can eventually find a more genuine form of love. This transformation is seen throughout the book as Bendrix experiences jealousy, rejection, denial, and acceptance. All of which are feelings of true love.
Each character in this work has some interaction with love. The exact type of love that they are each feeling may be in a different stage. Bendrix undergoes all the stages of love before finding what one would call true love. At the beginning of the Novel Bendrix is unsure about how to express his
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There are many mysteries in life; one of many happens to be love. Love is such an easy thing to grasp, but to hold and truly understand it will dumbfound philosophers for a millennia and a millennia more to come. To understand such a thing is like asking; why does the sun set? Why do the ones we say we “love” leave us? To give an answer in a matter of seconds would almost certainly be wrong. Ask your self, what is love? A good example is in Verona, Italy where many letters of “love” are sent; one such letter will be examined and only a small few could truly say if this letter was “love” or just a strong connection to another human being.
“Love” can be called many things such as a strong
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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 love is a rejection of the power of relationships. The destructive power of the Grand Inquisitor’s
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Love, 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 love is 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, what is 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 questions about love divide
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RDBMS with aspirations of selling it to the U.S. Navy, Central Intelligence Agency, and other U.S. government agencies. In June 1979, Relational Software, Inc. introduced the first commercially available implementation of SQL, Oracle V2 (Version2) for VAX computers.After testing SQL at customer test 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 (/ ˈ ɛ s kju ː ˈ ɛ l /, or
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Have you ever felt the feeling of butterflies in your stomach or heard the phrase “my heart skipped a beat for you”? As children, we grew up learning from our elders and experiencing new beginnings in life. Much of our knowledge has been brought upon by what we see and hear, rather of what we know. Many important decisions we make in our life has to do with what our feelings show us. Love is an important matter in our life because it motivates us in different ways. Love can be shown through emotions or even through actions. What is a valuable definition of love? A brief definition of love can be said to be a variety of different feelings or attitudes that ranges from interpersonal
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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 what love is.’” (25)
This line begins one of the most remarkable canzones in the text and marks a turning point
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passion anymore, she arranges marriage with Sebestian, whom she thinks is Viola. 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
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, 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 religious
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Science 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.What is love? 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 "On Meeting My 100
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beginning to like boys. However Nanny wants Janie to have a better life than she did and tries to get her to marry someone rich. When Nanny says that, "Ah'm ole now. Ah can't be always guidin' yo' feet from harm and danger. Ah wants to see you married right 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 love is 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
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love', and as Christians it is him (love) which we need to live our lives by. A final principle of Situation Ethics is Relativism. The entire significance of situation ethics is the idea that we must make the most loving decision in a particular situation. Therefore, being relative is fundamental if one wishes to follow the ethic correctly.Situation Ethics holds the view that love is the only moral criterion, and that all our actions are to be judged by it and it alone. St Augustine of Hippo Regius was one of the first to articulate this theory, claiming a basis in Jesus' teaching when telling his congregation - and troops - to "love and do what you will."However, it wasn't until the 1960's
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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 particularly
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wife would not allow her husband to play the stock market with their money because she felt it was irresponsible. They live together with all of the normal trials of a marriage and dealing with the daily worries. Most couples go through tough times and struggle, yet, if it is a strong marriage, they can face these trials and succeed.Viorst shows that the experiences the couple in "True Love" face are illustrative of what 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 love is
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What is Love?In today's society, love is 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 what love is.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 or her sin, and it
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Hindley's only son a pauper, he also marries EdgarLinton's sister while stillmadly in love with Catherine. To follow through with revenge insuch an unrelentingway characterizes not only a passionate love, but also a sign ofinsanity.As the melancholy story 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
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The two texts that I have analysed are "there's no understanding what you did" which is a poem by Gabrielle Faure and the lyrics to "Religious Love" by R. Kelly.The topic that we are studying is loss. These two texts are both about loss and the harm and suffering of losing someone very close but show very different views and emotions about the same topic.The poem by Gabrielle Faure tells the cause of death and expresses the aspects of tragedy, loss and the unanswered.While the song by R. Kelly shows the love he has for this special person and passion to be with her even though she is not alive. He describes it as 'religious love'. It does not tell of the cause of death as the poem does, it
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"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 of Prufrock without bias
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Ajay 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 Lady Macbeth try to control Macbeth's destiny by
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There 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 love is 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". She does not want to
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Himself is love. Paul classified faith, hope and love as the highest virtues, and concluded that love was the highest of the three.
Love is essential to all perfect relationships.
What most people never realize is that true love is 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. Some
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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. Love is 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 amalgamations, love has a lot to do with chance, or fate, as some like to call it.Where there are harsh emotions, love
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afford us. Love is 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. Love is an undying feeling a person will have for someone long after there gone. Love is when you long to hear your mate's voice. Love is when all you want to do is be by the person you love no matter what state they're in. Love is 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. Love is a feeling of benevolence, kindness, or brotherhood towards others. Love can be found between two neighbors and respect for other
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The Meaning of Love What exactly is love? Is there an absolute meaning to the word - love? Or is it purely subjective? The concept of true love is what we search for all our lives. Yet love is 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. Love is 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, when he
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loving those you may not even like. This love is 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.
Love is 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, “What is Love?” 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, “Love is 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.”
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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 bond
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Love is 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. Love is 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 love is what creates a child, it helps a child grow. Love stimulates a baby, this
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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 are
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Another form of love is 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 is what caused their relationship to fall apart; that and the fact that Lancelot and Guinevere loved each other and had a not-so-secret secret
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Love, among the many ideas men have and usually express as their understanding for what love is 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. Love is usually referred to as the most wonderful feeling on earth. Love is 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 one
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What is Love? What is 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.Love is 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 and breathing rates
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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 love is 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).
Whether the family saw their
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Every 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 what is 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 love is not
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learns all about Estella from her attitude and appearance. This attitude and appearance is what 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 gave
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The electrifying feeling of love is 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 love is something I enjoy. That feeling I get when I look deep into my loved one’s soul, the tingle
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an "in love" experience with what is 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 a condemning or in an "ordering" tone of voice. It is proven that words of kindness produce results. The second is
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Ashley HeldenbrandEmily CorbyEnglish 132- 80October 18, 2014Many Shades of LoveWhen you say the word love you picture yourself with your best friend, your soul mate, someone that understands you or connects with you. Everyone wishes for that feeling you get when you have a personable connection with that one person you can't get enough with, that you want to spend every waking moment with. But for most that is just a vision, love comes in many ways. Being a parent, couples relationships, grandparents, all these are different types of relationship that combine with love. The two short stories Killing by Andre Dubus and The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin are two completely different types of