Wider reading log- Love through the ages- Prose

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Era Prose type Author Quotes Love Context Additional
and title. Themes Notes
18th In the Jill "Love may Female Gothic and Makes a plea
centur name of Tweedie turn out to submissio romance for a change
y Love be our n novels in the
(Later). only popular function,
solace in Male place and
this oppressio Popular potential of
loneliness n amongst women.
of a women
million Roles of readers.
million males.
galaxies" Impact
Loneliness among
"The loves women
we know Love- readers
(late passion
comers as and Aimed at
they are) romance women.
are as an
passion escape
and from "An
romance reality accessory for
and both, our shaky
if given egos"
the centre
stage, will True love is
not very
sustain the different "a
burden of logical
reality" assessment
of his or
"Both are hers'
an escape qualities "in
from light of the
reality" reality"
"Romantic
flourishes
may be
seen to
have a
devious
purpose...
it
convenien
tly
conceals
the
gangrenou

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Early Sense and Jane "Do not Society Romantic Marianne
19th Sensibility Austen betray and the period- and
centur what you judgments 1775-1840 Willoughby
y feel to of that
everybody society Key focus:
present"- nature and
Elinor to imagination
Marianne. and passion.…read more

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I thought society
I
overheard
Miss
Havisham
answer-
only it
seems
unlikely-
"Well, you
can break
his heart"
The Story Kate "Free! Miss
of an Hour Chopin Body and Mallard.
soul free!"
Short she kept Victorian.
Story. whispering
, Inequality
of gender
"She did roles
not stop
to ask if it Unhappy
were or marriages.
were not a
monstrous
joy that
held her."
First The dead James "He Master- Modernist After world
half of Joyce longed to Male period.…read more

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He knew Young
that a love
feeling like
that must
be Love."
"You loved
Michael
Fuery...
I was great Death and
with him love
at that
time" Her
voice Marriage
pained
"how said
it is to die
so young"
"A poor
part.. Her
husband..…read more

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Sex
and ego
gratificatio Lust
n of a
tepid Hurt
kind."
Pain.
Mary stays
awake Gender
after sex roles.
to wash
the dishes
Love as
"Inside blind hope
John, she
thinks is
another
man...…read more

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I also
knew she
would not
be forever
Lolita.…read more

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