W06 October 21, Fallacious Woman: An Analysis of Max Shulman’s Love is a Fallacy Reading is a favorite past time of many people in the world. It has the. I think the title says it all. Love is a fallacy; love is a false belief. This story talks about a nerd who is apparently in love with a blond dumb chick (Polly Espy). Max Shulman (March 14, –August 28, ) Love? Or Fallacy? we have now spent five evenings together. We have gotten along splendidly. It is clear.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Love is not like a mathematical problem. The main character, who is narrating Sorry, but full essay samples x available only for registered users. Jeff Liporada rated it really liked it Nov 07, Reply to this comment. Lists with This Book. I think that love could be like a mathematical problem.

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Notify me of new comments via email. It’s clever and amusing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jessa Reasonda rated it it was amazing Aug 22, This dumb blonde chick is dating a jock Petey Bellows who happens to be dumb as well but as usual who wants to be like others. Haven’t found fsllacy Essay You Want? This site uses cookies. He thinks, he has everything except the right woman. Get help with your homework. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


You are commenting using your WordPress. Polly has all of it, except for intelligence. Sorry, but full essay samples are available only for registered users Choose a Membership Plan. And he also asked her to give him a logical reason why she should go steady with Petey Bellows and she responded because he has a raccoon coat.

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Modern Love by T. Love is a fallacy; love is a false belief. Also, x does not necessarily equal 1. Love is a Fallacy is a fun short story where the author teaches basic principles of fallacies in an entertaining way. Shulman has Polly point out the very same fallacies that the narrator taught her in his own arguments and declarations of love for her, perhaps showing a hint of intelligence that the narrator taught her — or intelligence that she had all along.

‘Love is a fallacy’ by Max Shulman

Aug 23, Amber rated it really liked it Shelves: Iw stories are usually works full of fun and entertaining characters and littered aplenty with literary devices and interesting twists. He was Frankenstein, and his monster had him by his throat. Because of his intelligence, he feels superior to his roommate, Petey.

Love Is a Fallacy. This dialogue helps to show the reader the true personas of these two characters; Petey being the impressionable, unstable faddist, and the narrator being the conniving and self-concerned type.

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“Love is a Fallacy” by Max Shulman

,ax However, maybe she knew about the trade the entire time. It shows that some people would risk certain things in their life, for an object.

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Petey at first denies the raccoon coat, but then rationalizes his decision to accept the trade by saying it was not as if he and Polly were in love.

Aug 06, Chrisanne rated it it was amazing Shelves: This site uses cookies. One favors materialistic objects, and wishes he had a raccoon coat, and the other favors looks, and beauty, and wishes he had a certain girl to go steady with.

It appears that this is a two-sided irony. In the beginning of Love is a Fallacy, Shulman creates the character of the narrator as a egocentric young fellow who thinks quite highly of himself. That again proves my statement that there is not the ONE correct answer. Mattea rated it really liked it Nov 22, Archives May April March February This got me real good. We must take it slow with them and not give it all for them.

Love Is a Fallacy by Max Shulman. After going on five dates, and asking her to go steady with him, Polly denies him by using all the knowledge he had taught her.

Olivia rated it really liked it Feb 25, There is not such a thing like a mathematical formula to solve the problem and get the correct answer. Maite rated it liked it Jul 24, Oct 16, Mint Tea rated it it was amazing Shelves: