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    Most of the time, we persist because hey, love conquers all and it’s not the strongest feeling in the world for nothing. However, it is harsh: it is more than capable of clouding both our logic and judgment. In love, persistence, perseverance and patience are necessities. Without them to keep you going, you won’t end up being in a fulfilling and lasting relationship. However, too much of these can have horrifying consequences: unrequited love is commonplace and it lingering for too long will leave you scarred for life. Anyway, dry your tears and look at the road ahead. There are a dozens of paths to tread in, but because your eyes…

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    When there is love, there is must also be rejection and human beings have always had a hard time getting past it. This includes various characters in William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Characters in this play have shown a lack of rationality when faced with unrequited love. These characters are Antonio, Sir Andrew and Malvolio. Up first is Antonio, a sea captain. Firstly, Antonio can’t see that Sebastian doesn’t love him in the same way. After saving Sebastian from drowning to death,…

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    Orsino; who Viola fell in love with. Then when the twins find each other again they find themselves in a misunderstood situation. Romantic comedies are based on happiness with a little bit of tragedy added, but Twelfth Night is based on tragedy with some happiness added. Firstly, Shakespeare makes unrequited love a tragic sadness. Orsino is so depressed and desperate for the love of Olivia he will do anything to get over his love for her. This unrequited love differs from other romantic comedies…

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    of non-rewarded love. In Shakespeare's Taming of The Shrew, Petruchio and Katherine are at a stand off for love that could not be returned. As well as, Les Miserables, Eponine is madly in love with Marius but this could not be returned due to his undying affection for Cosette. In dramatic works, love and sex often carry little ties to one another creating an overtone of never rewarded infatuation. In the two poems "Sex without Love" by Sharon Olds and "Sestina" by Ciara Shuttleworth, carry the…

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    The theme of unrequited love and the passing of time become apparent in the play. As earlier mentioned the play starts off with all the characters loving someone but the person they love have another love interest and they show no commitment, it's like a vicious circle. Masha really loves Konstantin but he does not return her love so she believes that her love for him will eventually pass with time or if she waits long enough he come to his senses and love her back. But this never happens and by…

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    In The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Juliet isn’t Romeo’s only love interest. The first woman that Romeo is infatuated with is Rosaline. While she is only briefly mentioned, it could lead readers to believe that Romeo’s love for Juliet isn’t as strong as hers is for him. In Rosaline's case, it is an unrequited love, while with Juliet, things move very fast and they end up getting married. “Why, such is love’s transgression. Griefs of mine own lie heavy in my breast, Which thou wilt propagate,…

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    Hopefully everyone has felt to some degree the emotion we describe as love. There are many different types of love in our human society. The first one we are most likely to experience is the love that occurs between children and parents. It is usually an unconditional love and has a purpose in human biology. There is also the unrequited love often felt for the first time by school children who learn that all love is not returned equally. Romantic love can be the most irrational causing sane…

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    Love has been constantly defined as a beautiful, optimistic, and hopeful emotion. It fills people with joy and delight, leading their hearts to never-ending laughter. However, in the performed poem "Unrequited Love", Sierra DeMulder sees loving another to be gut-wrenching and mentally agonizing. In the poem, the speaker talks about watching someone her listener loves have feelings for another woman. When the person that she is speaking to first find out that there is another woman, that person…

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    Twelfth Night is a play which does not end happily for all its characters. Did this add to or take away from your enjoyment of the end of the play? In the concluding act of ‘Twelfth Night’, Act Five, there is a mix of emotions for all of the characters. During closing stages of the play, several of the characters are unhappy and confused, whilst others are happy and excited. During the play, one of the main themes is unrequited love. This always means that some would end up being unhappy…

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    of love In the book Romeo and Juliet, 5 different types of love are demonstrated such as unrequited love (Romeo for Rosaline and Paris for Juliet), romantic love (Romeo and Juliet), parental love (Lord and Lady Capulet for Juliet, Lord and Lady Montague for Romeo and the Nurse and Juliet), friendship (Romeo and Benvolio, Romeo and Mercutio, Romeo and Friar Laurence and the Nurse and Juliet) , and love of family honor (Tybalt, Mercutio and Romeo). Unrequited love is most often described as…

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