Three Analyses of Classic Literature

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Three Analyses of Classic Literature
INTRODUCTION
The study of classic literature provides many insights into important themes and topics in life. It follows that the current discussion provides three separate analyses of classic literature. More specifically, section one discusses Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave. This is followed by an analysis of The Lady and Her Five Suitors from the classic work The Arabian Nights. Lastly, section three provides a comparative analysis of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 and Plato’s Symposium.
SECTION ONE
The following section of the current study provides an analysis of Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave. Specifically, discussion addresses two topics: 1) why Oroonoko's death is so violent,...
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.....of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 and Plato’s Symposium. As demonstrated, it is likely that Shakespeare would agree with Plato’s idea that bodily love is fleeting.
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Shakespeare, William. Shakespeare Sonnet 18 - Shall I compare
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The Lady and Her Five Suitors, from The Thousand and One Nights.
(n.d.). WSU.edu. 13 Jun 2009 <http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_2/1001.html.