Love Love Love


STX Engelsk A/B

Romantic love puppy love, sexual love, obsessive love, abusive love, gay love, being in love, falling out of love – this most basic of human emotion is a stable element and source of conflict in many great works of literature and art. This module explores the subject of love across a variety of poetry, fiction and non-fiction works.

Primary materials

W.H. Auden, Calypso (poem, 1939)
W.H. Auden, Oh Tell me the Truth about Love (poem, 1938)
W.H. Auden, Funeral Blues (poem, 1936)
Death Cab for Cutie, What Sarah Said (lyrics + music video)
Twanna A Hines, How I Steer Clear of Crazy, Rage-filled Lovers (non-fiction, 2013)
Raymond Carver, What we talk about when we talk about love (short story, 1981)
Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress (poem, 1681)

Secondary materials

Black Eyed Peas, My Humps (music video)
The Beatles, All you need is love (music video)
Ingrid Michaelson, You and I (music video)
The Camera, Peter Lewis (Short film, 2012)

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