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Unformatted text preview: maybe even better said, it is a metaphor for period of the time when all we can is the positive things about the person we are in love with. He is blinded with love, and the love is all he can see, and because of it he does not want to give her up, he fights for her. At the end of the story when he was about to die, he had to see Isolde, she was the only one who could have healed him. In that part of the story it is obvious that his heart is beating only for her, not even for himself, which tell us that he lover her more then himself, and the life without her is just pointless. Tristan for me is just one of those who are blinded with love, and nothing else matters. He is the one who would do anything for Isolde, which tells me that he has a strong character in the question of love, even after the love potion stopped to function, and the only difference in this two parts of the story is that in the first part the love potion took his wisdom away, but it eventually came back and he started to think more rationally....
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- Spring '09
- love potion, Tristan and Iseult, Prose Tristan