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What is love This is a common question pondered internally but one that can never actually be answered Websters new world dictionary defines love as a deep and tender feeling of fondness and devotion or a strong liking This essay will prove what mannerisms of love Sappo Eliot and Ovid are exerting through their writing Though they wrote of love each used love in different contexts There are many types of love but these authors wrote about or with emotional spiritual and steadfast love Sappo writes with an emotional love Her work is based upon women with whom she lived for a time period of her tutelage She forms strong emotional bonds with these women The way she feels about them leaving her is expressed through out her heart wrenching poetry This selection from one of her poems gives the idea of how she feels about one of her students leaving But it breaks my spirit underneath my breast all the heart is shaken Sappo 338 With this she expresses and evident emotional reaction It is breaking Sappos heart for this particular young woman to leave her One can almost visualize Sappos face and thoughts of her being ripped from her grasp Another example of her forward feelings is as follows The shining pallor of her face I would rather see before my eyes than Lydias chariot in all their glory 339 Sappo put a lot of emotion in her poetry because she truly loved these women The emotion that she portrays through her writing gives the basis that she is so attached to her student it is practically tearing her heart out to see them leave I can say nothingunderneath my skin the tenuous flames suffusesmy ears are muted in thunder Her emotions are getting the best of her she has to do something to keep from exploding internally and externally Therefore through her poetry she expresses emotional attachments ie emotional love Eliot
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