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  • Wider Reading Novels
    • Tell me who I am
      • Joanna Hodgkin
      • Non-fiction Novel
      • Childhood, Romantic Love, Pedophilia, parental love, friendship, Twin Bond, family, Eccentric Love, Abusive Love
      • Key Quotes
        • "Marcus acted out of love"
        • "She had no regards at all for her sons"
        • "Alex was discovering real love and affection was found away from the family circle"
        • "I think there was sexual abuse in your family"
        • "The twins story must ultimately be one of hope and of love
        • "How did we turn out slightly normal... because we had each other"
      • Post Modern
    • Enduring Love
      • Ian McEwan
      • Novel
      • Deception, gender conflict, Science, personal narratives, nature of love, pathological love, Love as an outcome of evolution, religion, sexual love, romantic love, established love, companionship, respect, obsessive love
      • Key Quotes
        • "You love me you love me, and there's nothing you can do about it"
        • "I want you to open yourself up"
        • "The unspoken love between us as strong as a steel cable"
        • "Happiness running through me like an electric current"
        • Emotion pitched his voice a little higher
      • Post Modern
    • The Great Gatsby
      • Novel
      • Modern - 1925
      • F. Scott Fitzgeralf
      • Decline of the american dream, difference in social classes, role of past in dreams, moral value, failed relationships, adulterous  affairs, materialistic views of love, fantasy, dreams, 1920's view of love, class issues in love
      • Key Quotes
        • "I hope she'll be a fool - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world"
        • "Thee was a change in Gatsby that was simply confounding. He literally glowed"
        • "Tom was evidently perturbed at Daisy's running around"
        • "She never loved you, do you hear...she only married you because i was poor"
    • The Kite Runner
      • Post Modern
      • Novel
      • Khaled Hosseni
      • Key Quotes
        • "Blood is a powerful thing"
        • "My body was broken... but I felt healed"
        • "Happiness like this is frightening"
        • "We don't have to say anything"
      • Love, sacrifice, betrayal, friendship, jealousy, selfless acts of love, contrast of relationships, love and tension between father and son, redemption


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