Three Protagonists' Definition of Love in “The Nightingale and the Rose” Love means different things to different people. To some, love might be annoying. To others, it is the most romantic thing in the world. The short story “The Nightingale and the Rose” examines different perspectives on love through its three main characters- the Nightingale, the Student and the Professor’s Daughter. They all have very different views on love that tell the reader who each character is. “The Nightingale and the Rose” shows three different views of love: passionate, pragmatic and materialistic, from the three characters of the Nightingale, the Student and the Professor’s Daughter. The Nightingale is absolutely passionate about love and helping the...The end:
.....he Professor’s Daughter’s reaction. The Professor’s Daughter is the only person that seemingly has love, but it is superficial and based on presents and social status. In the end, the Nightingale doesn’t get what she sacrifices her life for, and the Student gives up on his love for a superficial person. The story shows that people will go great lengths for love, but it doesn’t always work out because people have different perspectives. In “The Nightingale and the Rose” the Nightingale, the Student and the Professor’s Daughter all have very different views on love and what they will do for love. Works Cited Author first name, Author last name. “The Nightingale and The Rose.” Book Title. Place of Publication: Publisher’s name, Year published.