The Conference Of The Birds And The Story Of Layla And Majnun

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The Role of Love
Love is defined as a variety of different feelings, states and attitudes that ranges from interpersonal affection to pleasure. It is the most powerful of all magic. It brings hope and joy into people’s life. However, it brings heartbroken feelings as well. We all in our lives have felt its ups and downs, so we thought that we could understand love easily when it appeared in literature. But it is changes all the time with different characters or social environments. The Conference of the Birds and The Story of Layla and Majnun both described love at great length, the role of love is different in every story of the two books since the characters, social status and event their background are all different from each other. It can be good or evil depending on how you understand and explain it.
In the Conference of the Birds, the stories that deal with love are mostly the most detailed and the longest. There are several birds’ excuses related to love. Nightingale cannot leave his beloved because he has to show the rose that he loves by singing, while the hoopoe answers his that this kind of superficial love makes him quail, and beauty such as the rose’s goes fast, but true love will see such empty transience. Then the hoopoe told him the story of the Dervish and Princess, in order to show how love is insensitive and easily misguided. Besides the story with the Nightingale, importance of love can also be found in other places of the book. Love between a social…

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