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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However, maybe she knew about the trade the entire time. Email required Address never made public. She retorts by saying that he has made a hasty generalization on the grounds that they have only gone out on suulman dates.

Want shullman Read Currently Reading Read. This is only a short story, not a book, but it is on here. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You sure did a good job correcting my love equation. This site uses cookies. But being the keen and calculating fellow he is, the narrator will educate this beautiful woman and make her more suitable for him.


‘Love is a fallacy’ by Max Shulman

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The narrator has lost the girl fal,acy traded a coat for by the man who gave him the rights to her, and she is dating a man who had traded her for a coat!

The student thinks he can get everything he wants by calculating and planning.

Love Is a Fallacy by Max Shulman

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Divine Grace rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Mattea rated it really liked it Nov shuman, Raquel Reann rated it really liked it Mar 07, Love is a fallacy.

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.

This story teaches us the lesson about materialistic objects, and true friendship. 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.


Love Is a Fallacy

Lovw think the title says it all. You are commenting using your WordPress. Chapter 5 and 6 Decisions in Paradise. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Shiela Bercadez rated it really liked it May 30, You are commenting using your WordPress. I asked, looking at him narrowly. Petey might have alerted Polly to this, and since she was his sweetheart, though not officially, she might have agreed to help him.

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He desires Polly, not emotionally but as an object to further his success as a lawyer. The nerd and Polly go out on dates for five days, and he taught her the fallacies and it lkve her a while to learn them.