LOVE , DISCOVERY, RELATIONSHIP - finding identity in relationship - Coggle…
love vs lust
Goldsworthy's POV: to mature is to learn the difference between love and lust
Making love to Megan is a very unfulfilling experience, as she is ‘too selfish’ (p.80),
impact of love
how love is a powerful tool that can make
individuals reflect on their past
the 'surpising' forms of love
the most fulfilling sensations of love don't necessarily come from sexual or blood relationships
the complexity of people- individuals have more to them than they might first seem
breaking down prejudices
self-discovery of identity
what it means to be loved
RELATIONSHIP - finding identity in relationship
platonic - Jimmy + Bennie
"The sun was shining, the sky was blue, my new friends surrounded me."
'counterpoint' to his relationship with keller- here he concludes that perhaps Keller was right
teacher/student - Keller
"You've been like a father to me. Taught me everything i know"
‘I loved him, in many ways––but I loved Rosie more’ (p.117)
familial - parents
Dad - projected masculinity onto Paul
"Surprised to find the idea of me fighting impressed him..."
romantic - Megan + Rosie