Love, Unrequited

Love, Unrequited

Bashville
footman; has noble, unrequited affection for heiress. [Br. Lit.: Cashel Byron’s Profession]
Bede, Adam
thought only of Hetty; she loved another. [Br. Lit.: Adam Bede]
Chastelard
died for love of Mary, Queen of Scots. [Br. Lit.: Chastelard, Walsh Modem, 92]
daffodil
symbol of unrequited love. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 405]
de Clèves, Princess
secretly loves a man other than her husband. [Fr. Lit.: La Princesse de Clèves, Walsh Modem, 100]
de Vargas, Luis
seminarian falls for father’s fiancée. [Span. Lit.: Pepita Jiménez]
Dobson, Zuleika
every Oxford undergraduate falls in love with and despairs over her. [Br. Lit.: Zuleika Dobson]
Echo
pined for Narcissus till only voice remained. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 363; Br. Lit.: Comus, in Benét, 217]
Elaine
nursing Lancelot, she falls in love with him, but he loves Guinevere; she dies of a broken heart. [Br. Poetry: Tennyson Idylls of the King]
Goodwood, Casper
his suit thrice rejected by Isabel Archer. [Am. Lit.: Portrait of a Lady in Hart, 669]
Hoffmann
thrice a loser when one girl turns out to be a mechanical doll, the second dies, and the third loves another man. [Fr. Opera: Tales of Hoffmann in Scholes, 1005]
Krazy Kat
to Ignatz, despite his efforts to dissuade her. [Comics: Horn, 436–437]
Mignon
dies from hopelessness of love for Wilhelm. [Ger. Lit.: Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship, Walsh Modern, 266]
Nureddin
lovesick for Margiana, the Caliph’s daughter. [Ger. Opera: Cornelius, Thief of Baghdad, Westerman, 256]
O’Hara
Scarlett marriages to three other men fail to dim her love for Ashley Wilkes. [Am. Lit.: Margaret Mitchell Gone with the Wind]
Orsino, Count
a priest committed to celibacy; loved by Beatrice. [Br. Lit.: “The Cenci” in Magill I, 131–133]
Porphyria
comes in a winter storm to show her devotion, and her lover strangles her with her own tresses. [Br. Poetry: Browning Porphyria’s Lover in Magill IV, 247]
Ray, Philip
locks deep within heart his love for Annie. [Br. Lit.: “Enoch Arden” in Magill I, 249–250]
Sasha
Russian princess hopelessly loved by Orlando. [Br. Lit.: Orlando, Magill I, 698–700]
Standish, Miles
(c. 1584–1656) declared love for Priscilla; received no response. [Am. Lit.: “The Courtship of Miles Standish” in Magill I, 165–166]
striped carnation
symbol of love’s denial. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 291]
Treplev, Konstantin
aspiring novelist; hopelessly enamored of actress, commits suicide. [Russ. Lit.: The Seagull]
Zenobia
strong-minded woman; disappointed in love, drowns self. [Am. Lit.: Blithedale Romance]
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