Love Wider Reading Quotes

UL- unrequited love

FmL- familial love

OL- obsessive love

EL- eros love

FbL- forbidden Love

RL- romantic love

HideShow resource information
(UL) Othello- William Shakespeare
Roderigo: It is silliness to live when to live is torment and then have we a prescription to die when death is our physician.
1 of 16
(UL) 15th February- Peter Reading
"She tore the stuffing out of the scarlet heart." "I sort of felt like she'd tore out all me stuffing."
2 of 16
(UL) North and South- Elizabeth Gaskell
'"to one whom I love, as I do not believe man ever loved woman before"... He threw the hand away with indignation, as he heard her icy tone; for icy it was...'
3 of 16
(FmL) Twelfth Night- William Shakespeare
Orsino: O she that hath a heart of that fine frame to pay this debt of love but to a brother, How will she love when the rich golden shaft hath killed the flock of all affections ele that live in her.
4 of 16
(FmL) We Are Seven- William Wordsworth
"My stockings there I often knit, my kerchief there I hem: and there upon the ground I sit, and sing a song to them."
5 of 16
(FmL) The Rector's Daughter- Floral Macdonald Mayer
[convo between father/daughter] '"I don't mind loneliness, I should't mind anything if I thought you cared."... At least he let his real feeling out. He said, stammering with the unusual effort, "I do care- I care very much."
6 of 16
(OL) Othello- William Shakespeare
Roderigo: I have wasted myself out of my meas. The jewels you have had from me to deliver to Desdemona would half have corrupted a votarist.
7 of 16
(OL) Text- Carol Ann Duffy
"I re-read your first, your second, your third, look for your small **, feeling absurd." "I tend the mobile now like an injured bird..."
8 of 16
(OL) Notes on a Scandal- Zoe Heller
(Bash after falling out with Sheba) "And then after a while, I became rather depressed."
9 of 16
(EL) Betrayal- Harold Pinter
Jerry: Look at the way you're looking at me. I can't wait for you. I'm bowled over, I'm totally knocked out, you dazzle me, you jewel, my jewel...
10 of 16
(EL) The Princess- Alfred Tennyson
"Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white... Now droops the milkwhite peacock like a ghost..."
11 of 16
(FbL) Romeo and Juliet- William Shakespeare
Juliet: Romeo O Romeo wherethore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse my name! Or if thou wilt not be but sworn my love and I'll no longer be a Capulet."
12 of 16
(FbL) On Monsieur's Departure- Queen Elizabeth I
"I grieve and dare not show my discontent, I love and yet am forced to seem to hate..."
13 of 16
(FbL) Notes on a Scandal- Zoe Heller
"He just kept coming back. It began to feel like our secret, and well, secrets can be... seductive." '"The boy is fifteen!" "But he's quite mature for his age!'
14 of 16
(RL) Othello- William Shakespeare
Othello: It gives me me wonder great as my content to see you here before me. Oh, my soul's joy!
15 of 16
(RL) Love Poem- Frederick Nims
"I will study wry music for your sake. For should your hands drop white and empty all the toys of the world would break.
16 of 16

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

(UL) 15th February- Peter Reading

Back

"She tore the stuffing out of the scarlet heart." "I sort of felt like she'd tore out all me stuffing."

Card 3

Front

(UL) North and South- Elizabeth Gaskell

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

(FmL) Twelfth Night- William Shakespeare

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

(FmL) We Are Seven- William Wordsworth

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar English Literature resources:

See all English Literature resources »See all Love through the ages resources »