Love Through The Ages English Literature A2 AQA A

This is my revision on English Literature Love Through The Ages. I have recalled as many quotes as I could and I have listed down all the possible themes.  It was rather a personal revision, but I have used 190 quotes which some of you may probably find useful.

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English Literature A2 level Love through the Ages Revision.

1. THEMES
- Romantic Triangles
- Heroines in physical danger
- Aristocratic villains
-Misdirected letters
- Constant love
-Unrequited love
-Timeless love
-Courtly Love
- Love subject to change
- Sexual discretion/ or lack of it
- Love and wealth
-…

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C. John Done ­ The Flea, The Eulegy XIX, The Sun Rising, The Valediction: A Forbidden
Mourning ­ metaphysical poetry
D. William Wordsworth ­ She was a Phantom of Delight ­ Romantic poetry
E. William Blake- The Sick Rose, The Garden of Love ­ Romantic poetry
F. John Keats ­…

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figure at the time- we don't really blame Annabella.



29. `' oblivious daydreaming'' ­ Briony - Atonement
30. `' Love that was not built on a good sense was doomed" ­ Briony's perception of
love
31. " Marriage, a fond possibility of a lifelong union" ­ Briony on marriage
32.…

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60. " my cherished preserver"
61. " stranger places with strange people"
62. " Gentle reader. May you never appeal to Heaved so hopeless and so agonising as
have this hour left my lips"
63. " forbidden food"
64. " You are formed for labour, not love"
65. " clothed…

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98. " social salvation"- aka marriage
99. " I can't bear anyone to have him but me"
100. " How lovable was her face to him"
101. " indescribable sadness"- Angel sleepwalking
102. " Tess and Claire unconsciously studied each other"
103. " irresistible law" ­ love
104. " I…

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124. " It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man of possession of a good
fortune must be in want of a wife"
125. " You have bewitched me, my soul and body"
126. " I cannot fix a foot on it (...) I was in the middle…

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153. " Off with that wiry coronet"
154. " Off with that girdle"
155. " Oh my America/ my Newfoundland"
156. " flesh upright"

157. " Busy old fool" ­ The Sun Rising- John Donne
158. " this bed thy centre, those walls thy sphere" ­ metaphysical conceit
159. "…

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184. `' pleasured by virtuous Helen of Troy" ­ Mrs Faust
185. " pearly nails" ­ Pilate's wife- C.A.D.
186. `' I miss him most, even now, his hands, his warm hands on my skin, his touch" ­
Mrs Midas
187. " I lie alone in the dark" ­ Mrs…

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Alice Deane

This must have taken you ages!!

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