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Unformatted text preview: Carlos Caceres 4/27/09 Love: Show how love is used in the works. What is love? How is it shown? Is the love in Helen and the metamorphosis the same? How is it different? What role does love play in those stories? Is the impact of love the same in both stories? For being so powerful, love is arguably the most complex, yet most interesting of all emotions. It brings people together and tears them apart. Although written several thousand years apart, Euripidess Helen and Franz Kafkas The Metamorphosis share many qualities in grasping such an emotion. By using many of the same characteristics, they show the similarities the authors and the time periods have on love. Although the conflicts are very different in each story, the concept of love does not change. Both of these novels show that the authors actually believe in two different types of love, but both are used for the same purpose. True and false love is applied in each story to reveal the personalities of the various characters, defining what love truly...
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