Forbidden love links

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  • Forbidden love
    • Daisy and Gatsby
      • "Daisy tumbled short of his dreams"
      • Oppressive societal class barriers
        • Gatsby was "dirt poor" and Daisy had a voice "full of money"
        • Pelagia and mandras
          • "Unfortunately my dream of Pelagia was better than Pelagia herself"
            • Love pushed further from G's grasp by his idealisation of Daisy - sheer commitment makes her more unachievable
              • "colossal vitality of his illusion"
              • DREAM/ IDOLISATIONOF RSHIPS
                • Pelagia and Correlli
                  • Pelagia is Greek and Correlli is Italian
                    • A04 - Italian army = Axis powers  v. Greek army = United Nations alliance
                    • "Invaders should behave with more dignity"
                    • "People will throw stones at you and spit"
                  • "infinitely enclosed in their first unpatriotic and secret kiss"
                  • "Don't laugh, it is our duty to hate them"
                  • "She was desperately trying not to smile"
                  • "After the war, I'll love you forever"
                    • DREAM/ IDOLISATIONOF RSHIPS
                      • Pelagia and Correlli
                        • Pelagia is Greek and Correlli is Italian
                          • A04 - Italian army = Axis powers  v. Greek army = United Nations alliance
                          • "Invaders should behave with more dignity"
                          • "People will throw stones at you and spit"
                        • "infinitely enclosed in their first unpatriotic and secret kiss"
                        • "Don't laugh, it is our duty to hate them"
                        • "She was desperately trying not to smile"
                        • "After the war, I'll love you forever"
                        • Pelagia and mandras
                          • "Unfortunately my dream of Pelagia was better than Pelagia herself"
                            • Love pushed further from G's grasp by his idealisation of Daisy - sheer commitment makes her more unachievable
                              • "colossal vitality of his illusion"
        • Fitz discounts American Dream; no social mobility
          • Gatsby's  facade/artifical exterior will always give him away
            • "He hurried the phrase educated at Oxford...choked on it"
        • LOVE AS GUIDING FORCE
      • The Definition of Love
        • Marvell can't be with higher class tutee Mary Fairfax
        • Oppressive societal class barriers
          • Gatsby was "dirt poor" and Daisy had a voice "full of money"
        • His love is "so divine a thing" because he can't have it
          • Through "magnanimous despair" he sees how precious his love is
        • ONTOLOGICAL POEM
        • World revolves around their love; "Though love's whole world on us doth wheel"
          • LOVE AS GUIDING FORCE

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