White Teeth by Zadie Smith Irie tries to improve and Westernize her Anglo-Jamaican appearance so Millat, her crush, will notice her. Yeats, The Poems London 1983 p. Sometimes getting out into nature and taking in fresh air gives you a new perspective on things.
Just as you told me, God always watches the actions of every person and makes determinations on their future based upon this. Personally, I thought Pip was a huge idiot.
- Washington Irving A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss; But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain.
A one-sided love story has our heart in knots for those whose unrequited love goes unnoticed by their object of affection. Here are some of the greatest one-sided love stories ever told through the medium of cinema. Death In Venice 1971 This directorial masterpiece of Luchino Visconti is a story of a dying musician who flees to Venice to spend his last days, so done with life. He even puts on makeup to look less ghastly, before he could see him. He knows he cannot touch him the way he wants to and relishes his fantasies only by watching him. If not anything else, this movie is one the biggest milestones in filmmaking industry on gay themes. Chungking Express 1994 This movie is a masterpiece for the lack of a better word. These four stories of these four people who are suffering heartbreak in so many different ways blended into one smooth narration is a great achievement on the behalf of director Wong Kar-Wai. Each story breaks you a little more and makes you understand what unrequited love can do to a person. All About Steve 2009 All About Steve, is indeed all about Steve. Sandra Bullock being her awesome self is ableÂ to carry off such a sensitive movie on her own. Amelie 2001 This I have to say is my favorite movie of all times. This French film is too beautiful to be described in words. One day he leaves and she still goes back to the place where she would take his food and wait for him till it snows. We realize, there is so much beauty in pain… 7. The Great Gatsby 2013 This might just be the greatest one sided love story ever told. But this is not a love story. But then his heart is broken and he still loves Summer while she has moved on. This movie is a perfect ode to modern love. All the boys fall for her innocent charms but it takes him so much time and a hilarious string of ex-boyfriends of hers and a relationship hitchhiker trying ti woo her to get to the real Mary he has always been in love with. There indeed is something about Mary. One Day 2011 Two strangers who became friends through a half-hearted make-out session live a life torn between their feelings for each other and the denial of them. One sided love can sometimes be two-sided as well. And he loves her even in death. He hurts her but then pays her back with his very existence. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 1999 She loves him. But she has her heart set on Sameer who has gone continents apart. But you know what this guy does? He takes her back to him! Does everything he can to make the two lover meet, sacrifices his own feelings for them. What could be more painful than that? Kal Ho Na Ho 2003 No other Bollywood movie has explored the tricky realms of infatuation as well as this movie. The World 2010 Scott needs to run away from his crazy ex-girlfriend and dates so many different girls and she follows. Forgetting Sarah Marshall 2008 This movie is a classic for a broken heart. Shah Rukh Khan is his cutest in this movie and when he cries, we inadvertently cry too. This movie makes you laugh and makes you cry and shows you that one love lost is not all of it lost. We find love again and realize what was before was never love, it was just a fantasy. The waters are shallow as well as deep.