Love Poetry and the Great Gatsby

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  • Paper One, Section C
    • Positive Love
      • "an air of natural intimacy"
      • "she blossomed for him like a flower"
      • COMPARE
        • Sonnet 116
        • To His Coy Mistress
        • She Walks in Beauty
        • Remember
      • CONTRAST
        • The Flea
        • The Scrutiny
        • The Garden of Love
        • La Belle Dame sans Merci
    • Painful Love
      • "left him standing there... - watching over nothing"
      • "I tried very hard to die"
      • COMPARE
        • La Belle Dame sans Merci
        • Remember
        • The Garden of Love
        • The Scrutiny
        • The Flea
      • CONTRAST
        • She Walks in Beauty
        • To His Coy Mistress
        • Sonnet 116
    • Lust/Physical Atraction
      • "She blossomed for him like a flower"
      • "her evening dress tangled amongst the dying orchids"
      • COMPARE
        • The Flea
        • To His Coy Mistress
        • The Scrutiny
        • She Walks in Beauty
        • La Belle Dame sans Merci
      • CONTRAST
        • Sonnet 116
    • Society
      • "with the influence of the dress her personality has also undergone a change"
      • "I've never seen such beautiful shirts before"
      • COMPARE
        • The Flea
        • To His Coy Mistress
        • The Scrutiny
      • CONTRAST
        • The Garden of Lvoe
        • She Walks in Beautfy
    • Wealth/ Superficiality
      • "I've never seen such beautiful shirts before"
      • "drifted here and there unrestfully, wherever people played polo and were rich together"
      • "they were careless people, Tom and Daisy - they smashed up things and people then retreated back into their money"
      • COMPARE
        • To His Coy Mistress
        • The Scrutiny
        • The Garden of Love
        • She Walks in Beauty
        • La belle Dame sans Merci
      • CONTRAST
        • Sonnet 116
        • Remember
    • Gender and Expectations
      • "they were both in white and their dressed were rippling and fluttering"
      • "I hope she'll be a fool..a beautiful little fool."
      • COMPARE
        • The Flea
        • To His Coy Mistress
        • The Scrutiny
        • La Belle Dame sans Merci
      • CONTRAST
        • Sonnet 116
        • The Garden of Love
        • She Walks in Beauty

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