This multimedia is about the love conflict between Clary and Jace in the book City of Glass by Cassandra Clare. The main conflict about their love is being siblings. Clary and Jace love each other very deeply. However, they find out they are siblings so they can’t be a couple. A good song that sums up the love story is “Almost is Never Enough” by Ariana Grande. “I’d like to say we gave it a try. I’d like to blame it all on life” (1-2) This line from the song is what happened to Clary and Jace they loved each other and gave it a try, but they stopped loving each other because they were siblings. All the songs show the conflict of their love and what happens in the book.


“Almost Is Never Enough” by Ariana Grande Ft. Nathan Sykes:

“The truth is, everyone knows”(Grande 10)

This song shows the first stage of Jace and Clary being in love. “The truth is, everyone knows” (10) Everyone knew that they both had feelings for each other.

“Photograph” Ed Sheeran:

“Loving can hurt, loving sometimes hurt

But it’s the only thing I know” (Sheeran 1-2)

“Loving can heal, loving can mend your soul” (Sheeran 14)

The meaning of the two lines is saying that love is complicated. This represents how complicated Jace and Clary relationship is. They found out they were siblings so they can’t be a couple. However, they want to be together.

 “Stay” Rhianna Ft. Mikky Ekko:

“Round and around and around and around we go

Oh now, tell me now, tell me now, tell me now you know” (Rhianna 5-6)

This song is an example of what they both want to do. Jace and Clary still have feelings for each other, but they can’t show it because they are siblings. They both want to know if it is a “yes” or “no” for their relationship.

 “Back to December” Taylor swift

 “So this is me swallowing my pride

Standing in front of you, saying I’m sorry for that night” (Swift 10-11)

When Jace asks Clary she said no. After rejecting Jace, she regrets what she did because she truly wants to be with him.

“Just Give Me a Reason” P!NK Ft. Nate Ruess

 “Just give me a reason

Just a little bit’s enough

Just a second when are not broken just been bent

And we can learn to love again” (P!NK 13-16)

The love of Clary and Jace is not done, but the conflict is them being siblings. However, they can be together if they don’t mind other people’s opinion.

“Just So You Know” Jesse McCartney

“I shouldn’t love you but I want to

I just can’t turn away” (McCartney 1-2)

After deciding that they are not together, they can’t stop loving each other. Even when Clary was dating Simon for a period of time, inside her heart she wanted to be with Jace.

“Wildest Dream” Taylor swift

“I can the end as it begins

My one condition is” (swift 8-9)

This song shows what Jace did the night before he was going to find Valentine and kill him. He went to find Clary and he wanted to be with her one last time. “My one condition is”(8-9) Jace’s condition is to see Clary one last time before he dies when he tries to kill valentine.

“Clarity” by Zedd

 “Hold still before we crash cause we both know how this ends” (Zedd 3)

When Jace killed Valentine and both Clary and Jace survived, they found out they weren’t siblings and it was a lie. Even though they didn’t know what to do next the both know how it’s going to end in their relationship.


Lyrics found at:

“Genius Is the World’s Biggest Collection of Song Lyrics and Crowdsourced Musical Knowledge. Join Us.” Genius. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015.

“Just So You Know Lyrics.” JESSE MCCARTNEY LYRICS. N.p., n.d. Web.