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Love Through The Ages | Examples From Literature

Ruth Owen | Wednesday October 12, 2011

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  1. Studying For The Exam
  2. About The Exam
  3. Further Reading
  4. The Examination
  5. Symptoms of Love, Graves
  6. On Chesil Beach
  7. The First Tooth, Lamb
  8. The Deserter
  9. The Soldier, Brooke
  10. A Lady of Letters
  11. Sonnet 130, Shakespeare
  12. Measure for Measure
  13. Hamlet
  14. Othello
  15. King Lear
  16. Equus
  17. Great Expectations
  18. Enduring Love
  19. Mid-Term Break, Heaney
  20. Your Last Drive
  21. The Going
  22. The Waste Land, Elliot

You will find below several extracts or entire pieces from plays, poetry and novels from different ages.  As you read and after you have read them all, try to make links between the texts as well as with other texts you have read and studied on the theme of love. To do well in your exam, you will need to use your wider reading in ways that will help inform your understanding of the unseen exam texts – and to think about this in terms of aspects of form, structure and language, not just ‘meaning’.

  • The Waste Land T.S. Eliot 1888-1965
  • The Going Thomas Hardy 1840-1928
  • Your Last Drive Thomas Hardy 1840-1928
  • Mid-Term Break Seamus Heaney 1939-
  • Enduring Love Ian McEwan 1948-
  • Great Expectations Charles Dickens 1812-1870
  • Equus Peter Shaffer 1926-
  • King Lear William Shakespeare 1564-1616
  • Othello William Shakespeare 1564-1616
  • Hamlet William Shakespeare 1564-1616
  • Measure for Measure William Shakespeare 1564-1616
  • Sonnet 130 William Shakespeare 1564-1616
  • A Lady of Letters Alan Bennett 1934-
  • The Soldier Rupert Brooke 1887-1915
  • The Deserter Winifred M. Letts 1882-1972
  • The First Tooth Mary Lamb 1764-1847
  • On Chesil Beach Ian McEwan 1948-
  • Symptoms of Love Robert Graves 1895-1985

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