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Religious Love:

'And tomb stones where flowers should be, And Priests in black gowns, were walking their rounds' => 'The Garden of Love' William Blake, Romantic Period   POETRY

'You have my full and free forgiveness; ask now for God's and be at peace' => 'Jane Eyre' Charlotte Brontë, Romantic/Victorian Period   PROSE

Passionate Love:

'Its fierce kiss will stay on your lips' => 'Valentine' Carol Ann Duffy, Postmodern Period   POETRY

'he does not concentrate and stiffens for my warmth' => 'Standing Female Nude' Carol Ann Duffy, Postmodern Period     POETRY

'O, then, dear saint, let lips do what hands do/ they pray; grant thou lest faith turn to despair' => 'Romeo & Juliet' William Shakespeare, Renaissance Period    PLAY

Death of Love and Partings:

'Pale grew thy cheek and cold, Colder thy kiss' => 'When we two parted' Lord Byron, Romantic Period    POETRY

'Time was away and she was here, And life no longer what it was' => 'Meeting Point' Louis Macneice, Postmodern Period    POETRY

'I tend the mobile now like an injured bird' => 'Text' Carol Ann Duffy, Postmodern Period POETRY

'A time will come when Torvald is not as devoted to me, not quite so happy when I dance with him...' => 'A Doll's House' Henrik Ibsen, Victorian Period     PLAY

Romantic Love:

'falling in love with you was the most astonishing thing' => 'We Need To Talk About Kevin' Lionel Shriver, Postmodern Period   PROSE

'Looked at Daisy while she was speaking in a way that every girl wants to be looked at' => 'A Streetcar Named Desire' Tennessee Williams, Modern Period   PLAY

'pronounced me "fair as a lily, and not only the pride of his life, but the desire of his eyes"' => 'Jane


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