Prose Wider Reading (Love)


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Prose Wider Reading (Love)
  1. Possession - A.S. Byatt (1990)
    1. 'I cannot let you burn me up, nor can I resist you. No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed'
      1. 'He would teach her that she was not his possession, he would show her she was free, he would see her flash her wings'
        1. 'That is human nature, that people come after you, willing enough, provided tonly that you no longer love or want them'
        2. The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath (1963)
          1. 'I was perfectly free'
            1. 'We'll act as if it's all a bad dream'
              1. 'my virginity weighed like a millstone around my neck'
              2. Enduring Love - Ian McEwan (1997)
                1. Darwin's contention that the many experiences of emotions in humans are universal'
                  1. 'Mourning for a phantom child, willed into half-being by frustrated love'
                    1. 'So here we were, this again, and it was deliverance'
                      1. 'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'
                      2. 1984 - George Orwell (1949)
                        1. 'If you loved someone, you loved him, and when you had nothing else to give, you still loved him'
                          1. 'At the sight of the words I love you the desire to stay alive welled up inside me'
                          2. Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy (1891)
                            1. 'You are mighty sensitive for a cottage girl'
                              1. 'Tess and Clare unconciously studied each other, ever balanced on the edge of passion'
                                1. 'O merciful God, have pity; have pity upon my poor baby'
                                2. Lady Audley's Secret - Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1862)
                                  1. 'I did not love the child; for he had been left a burden upon my hands'
                                    1. 'The big dragoon as helpless as a baby'
                                      1. 'He must be contented, like other men of his age, to be married for his fortune and his position'
                                      2. Captain Correlli's Mandolin - Louis de Bernieres
                                        1. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde (1890)
                                          1. 'The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it'
                                            1. 'I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them'
                                              1. 'When one is in love, one always begins by decieving one's self, and one alywas ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance'
                                                1. 'Children begin by loving thier parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them'
                                                  1. Sir Henry - 'Love? An illusion'
                                                    1. 'Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed'
                                                    2. The Woman in White - Wilke Collins (1859)
                                                      1. 'I should have remembered my position, and have put myself secretly on my guard
                                                      2. The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald (1926)
                                                        1. 'would blot out those five years of unvareing devotion'
                                                          1. 'Nowadays people begin sneering at family life and family institutions, and next they'll throw everything overboard and have intermarriage between black and white'
                                                            1. 'He spoke as if Daisy's reaction was the only thing that mattered'
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