Mel McGinnis was one of the main character of Raymond Carver 's story entitled, What We Talk About When We Talked About Love. Mel is a cardiologist in this story, a cardiologist is a doctor known to specialized in cases of heart problems or ailments. The story is about two couples in which they have different definition of what love is. It is a cliché that Mel, as a cardiologist who supposed to be an expert regarding heart doesn 't know or understand what love is. In my psychological point of view, Mel is consistent on having a diagnosis of bipolar manic disorder.
This furthers the develops the idea of the narrator separating themselves emotionally. There is not a need to know exactly what “isotonic fluids”(9), “silver ion and sulfadiazine creams”(20), or “jejunostomy [tubes]”(24) do to understand the piece of writing. These among many other medicines and equipment mentioned act to shape an image, and invoke a feeling of emotion, they are not mentioned simply to describe medical procedures. Many of these terms are recognisable enough to create an image of therapy the narrator is undergoing, but by using more specific terms, Davidson makes the treatment seem more complex. Difficult and intimidating procedures often come in tandem with severe and critical health issues.
Even though he only wrote “Identity” this poem shows so many from just reading this. When reading this poem automatically could tell how much feeling was behind this, not knowing what he has gone through. He used a situation that was all around and such a huge issue that is important to the society today. Also using an issue and putting it into a totally different story, but with the same meaning. For example, in his poem, it states “I'd rather smell of musty, green stench than of sweet, fragrant lilac.
However, both stanzas, opposite in content, contain similar last sentences about how he would die if she saw him. While the poem never really describes the girl in detail, her character and beauty is portrayed through the reverence the speaker gives her. He proves his affection by learning about her and her family. To him, she is worth learning
Wong Kar-wai’s film, In the Mood for Love, follows Mrs. Chan and Mr. Chow as they explore the possibilities within their spouses’ infidelity. As part of the mise-en-scène, Mrs. Chan appears in different colored and patterned cheongsams. Her costume is primarily utilized to draw attention to her internal emotions and/or connection to the setting. This is demonstrated in the selected clip of Mrs. Chan and Mr. Chow in the diner, in which Mrs. Chan acts as Mr. Chow’s wife. The light blue floral cheongsam that Mrs. Chan is dressed in highlights her tense state of mind as she struggles to assume the role of Mr. Chow’s wife and become part of Mr. Chow’s world.
However Millay realizes that love is something she would cherish wouldn 't trade for anything in the world. Consequently she also understood that sex is interpreted as love. There were moments that she has had with other people sexually. But yet was never satisfied, felt empty, and never got the feeling she was hoping for. As she writes “I have forgotten, and what arms have lain/ Under my head till morning; but the rain” (“What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why” 2-3).
After hearing this, she said, “If you love me..you can do this for me. If you don’t love me, okay. But if you had a friend, any friend, and the friend came to visit, I’d make him feel comfortable” (Carver, 3). The Narrator does attempt to do this. In fact, during their conversation during dinner time, he tries to comment on the discussion, but only ends up in embarrassing himself and his wife in the process.
This short story contains many characteristic symbols. Behind the significant symbols like the train, two lines of rails or two strings of beads as well as the curtain is all about the relationship between Jig and the American man, two main characters. The story concentrates on the conservation between Jig and the unnamed-American man at the bar near the station where they are waiting for the train to Madrid. Throughout the story, the author doesn’t mention to what the couple’s relationship exactly is, but we know that Jig is having a pregnant with this man. However, he doesn’t want to have the baby and he tries to persuade Jig to have abortion.
She lets them rest at her palace after, telling them, “eat my food and drink my wine, till you each regain the spirit you had when you left your homes on rugged Ithaca” (3). While the temptress archetype doesn’t come much into play here, she takes on the new role of a spiritual guide, affecting his journey differently than before. Due to Odysseus’s strength and legend, Circe’s impact on
Since they didn’t tell anyone about their marriage, they couldn 't really be in love. They were so caught up in the moment and in what they thought was love. This lust between the two characters led to death for both of them. Romeo and Juliet were not genuinely in love and should not be considered an example of