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Love through the Ages Chart
Main Themes:
- Romance and passion
- Love and marriage
- Illicit love
- Meetings and partings
- Parents and family
Text Year Aspects Quote Analysis
Prose
Signifies the breakdown of traditional
The Great Marriage "Neither of them can stand
1923 morals in the 20th Century, valued
Gatsby Adultery the person they're married
Mod. nothing but money. Marriage was no
Fitzgerald Family to."
longer valued.
1957,
Testament of Metaphor for her restlessness,
based Anticipation "watching the grey sea
Youth anticipation for his return.
WW1 Romance tossing rough"
Vera Brittain Foreshadowing - unsettling scene.
Mod.
Marriage
Sense and
1811 Romantic
Sensibility
Rom. Idealistic
Jane Austen
Betrayal
"To talk to each other is but
So close together they are one entity,
a more animated and an
Jane Eyre co-dependent due to his disability,
1847 Forbidden audible thinking."
Charlotte which joins them. Despite initial social
Vic. Social divide
Bronte class barrier & the fact that he was
"bone of his bone and flesh
married.
of his flesh."
Tess of the Lust Red, to symbolise passion & her lips
1891
D'Urbervilles Force Imagery of strawberries which Alec always thought of as
Vic.
Thomas Hardy Physical appealing.
"I will resent to my heart
having been made a
Letter to Fanny Misses her, wants her to feel the
1820 Separation football."
Brawne same. Modern: emotional blackmail
Rom. Jealousy
Keats but reader has sympathy for his pain.
"The air I breathe in a room
empty of you is unhealthy."
Poetry
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The Sisters "Like a white candle through
957 s il
Roy Campbell a shuttered hand"
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Nature
"I will love thee still my dear, Eternal, time progressing.
A Red Red Rose 1794 Romantic
while the sands o'life shall life cycle of nature and
Robert Burns Neo. Time/cycles
run." Ahead of his time ­ Rom
Decay
"loving them but wishing to Combination of love and lus
Regret
On the Table 20th C lift them aside, unbutton up by his regret.
Lust
Andrew Motion Mod. them" Alliteration ­ long slow so
Loss
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First word `I', last word `you
distance between the
1572-1 Syndetic list ­ only apprec
The Indifferent Carpe Diem "I can love her, and her, and
631 sexual element of love, v
John Donne Gender you and you"
Ren. quantity over quality & com
The Scrutiny 1642-1 "Have I not loved thee much Temporary relationship
Richard 646 Promiscuity and long/ A tedious 12 commitment, purely phy
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Eternity 864 M "Wilt thou go with me"
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Idealistic
Antony &
1609 Passion
Cleopatra
Ren. Duty
Shakespeare
Marriage
1775 Deception
"I intended to tease him only
The Rivals Anti-se Identity
for three days and a half, and Precise detail, Romantic attitude.
Sheridan nt. Romantic
now I've lost him forever."
Neo. Idealistic
Illingworth took advantage of Mrs
Adultery Arbuthnot when she was "a little over
AWONI 1893 "She was very young and
Family 18". Vulnerability of young women in
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Late 18th ­ Romanticism.…read more

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