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Romantic Couples in Literature

by Maya Cohen

Do you prefer fictional romance to the real thing? If so, snuggle up this Valentine's Day with some seductive stories, and immerse yourself in tales of literary love.

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RomeoandJuliet

Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet,
by William Shakespeare


Generally perceived as the quintessential romantic couple, Romeo and Juliet are star-crossed lovers, painfully separated by feuding families. In this classic play, Shakespeare asserts that teenagers were just as impulsive and dramatic in the 16th century as they are in modern times. In the tragic ending, the lovers perish in a catastrophic double suicide. So, if you're not in the mood for happy endings this Valentine's Day, dig up the Bard's most famous tale and remind yourself why love stinks.

NexT: Elizabeth Bennet and Darcy
Pride and Prejudice,
by Jane Austen

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