Love and the Humanities
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This paper discusses the theme of love as it is portrayed in the humanities. The paper discuses the art formats of literature, physical art, musical theater, music and cinema using specific examples in each category. The paper concludes that the role of humanities is to teach people to love and be peaceful through these artistic masterpieces of love.
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From the Paper:"One such work is that of the famous painting "The Kiss". This painting, a piece by Gustav Klimt in the nineteenth century is one of his most popular paintings. In this picture, two lovers are depicted, embracing each other on a bed of roses. The figures are painted in gold and set against a bronze background. The painting describes the feelings and emotions of two lovers when involved in a kiss. This painting reveals only their hands and lips, showing intricately the feelings and emotions involved in a passionate kiss."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Reuters (2007, 11th April).Classic tales top list of greatest love stories. Retrieved on 27th November, from http://www.reuters.com/article/gc08/idUSN1041895020070411
- Tolstoy. Anna Karenina.(1875). Barnes and Noble Classics.
- Klimt, Gustav. (1862 ). WebMuseum,Paris.Retreived on 27th November from http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/klimt/kiss/
- Rudolf, F., Rose Marie (1924). Imperial Theatre, New York. Retrieved on 28th November from http://musicaltheatreguide.com/composers/friml/rose_marie.htm
- Shakespeare. (1575). Romeo and Juliet. Retrieved on 28th November from http://www.william-shakespeare.info/shakespeare-play-romeo-and-juliet.htm
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