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1 Chapter 13: Love Pearson Longman © 2009 This multimedia product and its contents are protected under copyright law. The following are prohibited by law: any public performance or display, including transmission of any image over a network; preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any images; any rental, lease, or lending of the program. THE ART OF BEING HUMAN 9 TH EDITION

2 BODY AND SOUL Eros Eros – a Greek term referring to the appetites of passion and the flesh. Eros – Greek god of erotic love; Cupid for the Romans. often destructive and/or tragic effects Venus and Adonis Pearson Longman © 2009

3 BODY AND SOUL Eros-inspired works: Song of Solomon (Song of Songs) A Thousand and One Nights Pearson Longman © 2009

4 BODY AND SOUL Agape Agape – Greek term describing actions of the spirit or soul in an intellectual or aesthetic sense; adopted by Christianity as a love of God and ones fellow beings; the opposite of Eros. Pearson Longman © 2009

5 BODY AND SOUL Agape Platonic love - an ideal relationship between two compatible minds, one that may begin as a physical passion but moves to a higher plane involving intellectual and aesthetic interests; in popular usage a relationship without sex. Never Been Kissed Pearson Longman © 2009

6 FAMILY LOVE Different views of Family Love Miller - Death of a Salesman Tan - Bonesetters Daughter Steinbeck - The Grapes of Wrath Pearson Longman © 2009

7 FRIENDSHIP Super-Kin Super-kin or next-of-kin - a designation for friendships that have replaced the bonds of family. Fried Green Tomatoes Pearson Longman © 2009

8 FRIENDSHIP Friendship-inspired Works: Shakespeare - Hamlet Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby Twain - Huckleberry Finn Uhry - Driving Miss Daisy Pearson Longman © 2009

9 ROMANTIC LOVE Romantic Love Romantic love - a relationship with or without sex where tender feelings and the desire to be with the other person for the persons sake and not physical satisfaction. Romeo and Juliet Pearson Longman © 2009

10 ROMANTIC LOVE Romance and Chivalry Romance - a literary genre Chivalry – a knights code of polite behavior The unions are not long lasting because one is already married or otherwise unavailable. Dante and Beatrice in The Divine Comedy Pearson Longman © 2009

11 COURTLY LOVE Courtly Love Courtly love - an artificial and codified set of rules governing the mating behaviors of the upper class in the Middle Ages and Renaissance where the lady makes demands to test the loyalty and devotion of her suitor. Pearson Longman © 2009

12 LOVE AS A GAME A Game of Seduction Ovid - The Art of Love Cruel Intentions Pearson Longman © 2009

13 LOVE AND MARRIAGE The Victorian Model The period of Queen Victorias reign Specific gender roles Double standard A Dolls House- Ibsen Pearson Longman © 2009

14 LOVE AND MARRIAGE New Versions and Continued Misgivings not confined to same ethnicity, class or tradition male/female paradigm Zipes - Dont Bet on the Prince Pearson Longman © 2009

15 LOVE IN A TIME OF HEALTH HAZARDS Illness Puccini - La Boehme/ Rent Pearson Longman © 2009

16 LOVE AND OLDER PEOPLE Overcoming Stereotypes With improved health care lifespans have been lengthened Marquez - Love in the Time of Cholera Pearson Longman © 2009

17 IMAGINING A WORLD IN WHICH ONLY SEX EXISTS Three works of fiction that warn of the separation of love and sex Huxley - Brave New World Orwell Atwood - The Handmaids Tale Pearson Longman © 2009


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