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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This is an example why we must be careful who we fall in love with. In shulmaj end Petey ended up winning, because he got both Polly, and the raccoon coat. This book is not yet featured on Sulman. Petey thought about it and at the end he accepted the deal. Email required Address never made public. However, maybe she knew about the trade the entire time.

Notify me of new comments via email. To ask other readers questions about Love Is a Fallacyplease sign up. By clicking “SEND” below, you agree to our terms of service and privacy policy. Petey is an illogical young man who desperately wants a raccoon coat, and he makes a deal with the narrator to give him Polly for a coat — because anybody who is anybody at the time has a raccoon coat. Love is a fallacy. To me, feelings are not compatible with logic.

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At the end iss asked her for a chance but she responded with fallacies that he had taught her. Reading can even take the reader to places that do not exist, or places that once did but will never again.


Aug 23, Amber rated it really liked it Shelves: I think the title says it all. Aug 06, Chrisanne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Yb Liporada rated it really liked it Nov 07, Polly is a beautiful girl whom the main character is infatuated with, as he sees her as a girl that would be fitting for the man he was to become.

The story has two main topics: It’s clever and amusing. Fdsteve rated bh it lofe amazing Jul 25, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I asked, looking at him narrowly. Chapter 5 and 6 Decisions in Paradise. Shulman illustrates the inner struggle of Fallay while he battles between his want of a raccoon coat to keep up with the latest fad and the thought of giving up the girl he likes for it by writing some dialogue between the narrator and Petey.

Olivia rated it really liked it Feb 25, This story teaches us the lesson about materialistic objects, and true friendship. It has the power to transport the reader to other places and times that he might never be able to see.

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‘Love is a fallacy’ by Max Shulman

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The main character, who is narrating Sorry, but full essay samples are available only for registered users. W06 October 21, Fallacious Woman: And he also asked her to give him a logical js why she should go steady with Petey Bellows and she responded because he has a raccoon coat. Service Writing from scratch Rewriting Editing. In this way, I proved my hypothesis. Retrieved October 20,from http: Twitter Facebook More Email Print.

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This got me real good. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The nerd and the jock are roommates in the university. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. But shuman the keen and calculating fellow he is, w narrator will educate this beautiful woman and make her more suitable for him.

This site uses cookies. Did you like the story? The nerd asks him if he was taking Polly steady because he had something in mind. Love is a Fallacy is a fun short story where the author teaches basic principles of fallacies in an entertaining way. Email required Address never made public. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. He was Frankenstein, and his monster had him by his throat. Each time the narrator teaches Polly a fallacy, it is met with great irony later on in the story.

I believe after this, he was feeling hurt, and betrayed by his roommate. Sorry, but full essay samples are available only for registered users Choose a Membership Plan.