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The Anatomy of Melancholy - Study Guide Chapter 15, Prognostics & Cure of Love Melancholy Summary & Analysis

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He writes that just as men will submit to and give everything to a woman they love in many cases, there are women who will go anywhere and will go through anything in order to accompany their man. This was the most common reason for cases of women who actually did go to war in the ancient world. A lover was going and there was no way a woman was going to not spend any time with him for six months. So she would go along.

Member 4 of Love-Melancholy begins with the prognostics. The author introduces the question of whether or not love is a permanent condition, even if it has passed into love melancholy or if it is curable. Burton describes love as causing a most astonishing array of behaviors and activities and feelings...

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