Essays Tagged: "Philia"

Debate: Better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all - Using Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Prologue, l.6) The definition of love is established as: eros, a union that brings self-fulfilment; philia, brotherly and sisterly love; and agape, wholly selfless love. Saint Augustine once said that ... many negative consequences; surely they never should have loved at all.As love is defined as eros, philia, and agape, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet refutes the idea that it is better to have loved a ...

(5 pages) 3427 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

The Four Greek Definitions of Love

ord is just "love?" In Greek however, different words are used to describe different types of love: Philia, Storge, Eros, and Agape.Philia is used to describe friendship, or the love between friends. ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Sleepy Hollow

o a few categories, Agape, which stands for friendship love. Storge, which stands for peerage love. Philia, which stands for parental love and Eroz, which stands for sexual love. If any of this four t ... hough, this movie is based a lot on corrupt love theirs more love that is uncorrupt. There was also Philia love, which stands for parental love. Icabod would always have dreams or flashbacks of him wi ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Art Essays