Love and the Humanities Term Paper

Love and the Humanities
Looks at the theme of love in several art formats and in humanities.
# 118184 | 1,390 words | 7 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Jan 10, 2010 in Art (Fine Art) , Literature (General) , Film (General) , Drama and Theater (General) , Music Studies (General)

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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.

Table of Contents:
Musical Theater

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
  • Tolstoy. Anna Karenina.(1875). Barnes and Noble Classics.
  • Klimt, Gustav. (1862 ). WebMuseum,Paris.Retreived on 27th November from
  • Rudolf, F., Rose Marie (1924). Imperial Theatre, New York. Retrieved on 28th November from
  • Shakespeare. (1575). Romeo and Juliet. Retrieved on 28th November from

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