The book is threaded with profound themes and wise characters that embody behavioral facets of youth. The topics of love, society’s reaction to change, and individuality versus conformity, are ways that the author demonstrates both the scathing and appealing aspects of being an adolescent. Firstly, love is intricate and convoluted, nevertheless, it is described as the most beautiful feeling and experience. Throughout Jerry Spinelli’s novel, readers are exposed to both positive and negative aspects of love. Transition Stargirl, one of the main protagonists of the novel, is pressured by her boyfriend Leo, to become like everyone else.
Another thing that comes into play is young people not knowing the difference between love and lust, lust is have a very strong sexual desire for someone love is an intense feeling of deep affection for someone. People mistake lust for love too often, i think it is easy to catch if someone is feeling love towards you or if it is lust by their actions. Loneliness is a big trigger for people to want
Love can be delightful, wonderful and pleasing. A true, long-lasting love can make even the most troubled, sorrowful, and unfortunate person in the world feel the luckiest. When this feeling is mutual, it is like fitting two puzzle pieces together. However, one’s love is not necessarily destined for another person only; you may fall in love all over again when you are already in a relationship. Should you then follow the aphorism “Carpe Diem”, and pursue your new-found feelings, or feel ashamed and step down.
However Mike Hardcastle states, "Unrequited love"—love that isn't reciprocated—can be one of life's most painful experiences, for both teens and adults.” (Hardcastle, Web) If Mercutio in "Romeo and Juliet" was portrayed differently instead of his apparent anti-woman, and his attitude towards love the audience would miss out on an important minor character. Mercutio views love as physical pursuit unlike the majority of other males in this time period, has no limit on his tongue when it comes to women in general; absolutely Mercutio doesn’t look kindly on unrequited love in
The beginning of the love, and the overall concept of it, are incredibly appealing to Blanche and they make her happy. Although, because the love is so blinding, it eschews Blanche’s vision and she fails to see the true nature of her lover and the situation. Blanche is describing a situation where she truly experienced too much of a good thing. Additionally, the metaphor of her love being “in the quicksands” (114) creates a mental image for the reader of someone struggling to make the love work, but not being able to. The love was doomed from the start to eventually sink into
Despite the claim that she demonstrates her love in an overprotective manner, this is lost when she obsessively seeks relations with men just because she can. What three things did you like the best? The idea of young people discovering an old life as a supernatural force is exciting. It allows for exploration of multiple storylines throughout the ages, which can allow for more surprising
And T-ray was actually in love with deborah. He had strong feelings for her, but she did not. She only married him because of a kid. It is hard to make a marriage work when only one person would have love for the other. That is another way I start to feel bad for T-ray.
She had told him that she loved him, and Tom Buchanan saw.” Daisy’s and Gatsby’s desire for eachother is so strong and evident that you can just tell by the way they look at eachother. It was so strong in fact that with a couple words and gaze Tom was able to discover their affair which lead to the tragic happenings later in the story and ultimately their downfall. Infidelity is also evident in a streetcar named desire. Although, unlike the characters in "The Great Gatsby", the act of infidelity is less obvious. Characters like Blanche merely demonstrate her ability to cheat if she wanted to.
Romantic love is an obsession” (Helen Fisher). The amount of Dopamine and Oxytocin coursing through Juliet makes her foolishly trust Romeo and act on what she feels for him. Both fall victim to their hormones and make decisions based on
The story conveyed that love can sometimes be beautiful yet ugly. It showed that loved is beautiful in such way that I think it changed Hazel’s perception about life. It is because of love that the characters became happy because Hazel was joyous when Augustus did something for her that no one ever did before. Yet, the story showed that love can also be ugly in such way that Hazel mourned of the life of the man that she loved and Augustus did not want to leave Hazel behind. The story showed beautifully the two contradicting sides of love and that is, love can sometimes be beautiful yet