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OPHELIA ~ A TORMENTED SOUL

Ophelia (second version) 1863 Arthur Hughes (1832-1915) Ophelia in literature Russian novelist Fyodor Dostojevski , in the first chapter of his 1880 masterpiece The Brothers Karamazov, described a capricious young woman who committed suicide by throwing herself off a steep cliff into a river, simply to imitate Shakespeare’s Ophelia. Dostoevsky concludes that “Even then, if the cliff, chosen and cherished from long ago, had not been so picturesque, if it had been merely a flat, prosaic bank, the suicide might not have taken place at all.” Dostoevksy also depicts...

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GOETHE ~ THE LONELY SOUL

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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OSCAR WILDE ~ SOUL AND SENSES

“Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.” Oscar Wilde (The picture of Dorian Gray)

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MY SOUL IS AN ENCHANTED BOAT ~ PERCY B . SHELLEY

My soul is an enchanted boat, which, like a sleeping swan, doth float upon the silver waves of thy sweet singing; and thine doth like an angel sit beside a helm conducting it Percy B. Shelley Painting is My Soul is an Enchanted Boat by Walter Crane .

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The Loneliness of a Drowning Soul ~ MONIQUE LUCY WEBERINK

THE LONELINESS OF A DROWNING SOUL ~ MONIQUE LUCY WEBERINK Help me, please, I am sinking Sinking deeper in some sort of colorless Mud You are not reaching out for my Hand And although it is close, I can not grab it When you sensed me, you even moved your hand away I desperately tried to reach out further So many faces surrounding me They keep coming closer and like a dense fog I am drowning while the fog takes my vision Its getting colder and I start to...

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