Theme Of Love In Literature

What does the feeling of love mean and how does it control one’s actions? Multiple playwrights and authors have used this as a basis for their stories or plays. Throughout American literature, the theme of love is the most important because it can be displayed in many different aspects and readers are most often able to relate. Love as a theme is used in many different ways throughout stories or plays and it is quite important. In the article, “Love in Literature,” the author explains that love can be used in a variety of ways because this theme can have unseen twists and turns throughout it, as well as many different endings. The theme of love has been used in plenty of famous stories and plays, such as Romeo and Juliet, Wuthering Heights, Sense and Sensibility, and Pride and Prejudice (“Love”). Love is important to these stories (and others) because it has been used as early as Greek and Roman mythology writings and continued throughout time(“Love”). As stated in “Love in Literature”, “Love is unique in that it is a constant: while it goes on through different decades and different centuries, the elements stay the same.” This shows a sort of significance that it has continued throughout the ages. Love has been used in many stories with much …show more content…
American literature, but the theme of love is essentially the most versatile and important. The theme of love can be displayed in many different ways throughout stories and plays in literature. Its importance is shown in “Ain’t I a Woman?” by Sojourner Truth, “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder, “Desiree’s Baby” by Kate Chopin, “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller, and “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams. There are varying types of love and actions caused by love or lack thereof in these stories and plays, although each has its own significance. Although many may argue, the theme of love is still vastly universal and tends to causes emotional response more than other

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