Nature of love - comparison

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  • Created on: 09-02-19 18:16
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  • Write a comparison of the ways in which views about the nature of love are presented in these two texts
    • The Handmaid's Tale
      • Love is more remembered than is active in the Handmaid's Tale, done specifically through  the use of analepsis.
    • Frankenstein
      • In Frankenstein the nature of love is portrayed through loss and hurt
        • This relates to the pain and loss Mary Shelley experienced in her life
      • Victor had a desire to be with Elizabeth "looked upon Elizabeth as mine - mine to protect"
      • Alphonse's inability to sympathize with Victor shows a lack of affection
        • "excessive sorrow prevents improvement or enjoyment , or even the discharge of daily usefulness, without which no man is fir for society "

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