The Four Loves Cs Lewis Analysis

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Clive Staples Lewis (C.S. Lewis) was born in November 29, 1898 –November 22, 1963 and he was a British novelist, poet, broadcaster, and Christian apologist. C.S Lewis wrote “The Four Loves” in 1960. The Four Loves explore the relationships between the different loves a person can experience. The four loves are: Storge (affection), Philia (Friendship Love), Eros (Romantic Love), and Agape (Divine Love). C.S. Lewis mentioned that the Gift-Love is “love which moves a man to work and plan and save for the future well-being of his family, which he will die without sharing or seeing” (pg. 11). A man’s role in life is to provide for the family in most cases, other than those great single mothers, but their hard work has a reward and it is the happiness of their family. I relate this to my parents, they provide for my sister and me, and we thank them for that with that special bond we have. C.S. Lewis also mentioned Need-Love, which is explained like when a child is in need for his/her mother’s arms (pg.11). I do not have any children, but I remember about my sister being a young child wanting…show more content…
S. Lewis mentioned was: Storge the affection part of love. C.S. Lewis described that affection is the love that a parent has towards their children or children showing affection to their parents (pg.53). Affection was shown throughout the years as babies from our parents, and as our parents get older it’s the children’s turn to show the affection they gave us. My parents are not the type that show affection like with hugs or words, me and my sister get their affection by just having their presence there with us every day. Even though they do not tell us in person that they love us, we have heard it before from them and/or read that they do from like birthday letters. I guess every person shows different types of affection to their loved ones. Some parents tell you they love you every day and some do not, but do something else that you know that they love
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