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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Books by Max Shulman. However, maybe she knew iis the trade the entire time. Jan 06, aidrielle rated it really liked it. This of course is speculation, but it would explain the seemingly way to dim-witted vernacular with which Polly speaks. Love is a fallacy; love is a false belief. Love is not like a mathematical problem.

Also, x does not necessarily equal 1. The narrator has lost the girl he 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! Aug 06, Chrisanne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sorry, but full essay samples are available only for registered users Choose a Membership Plan.


Love Is a Fallacy

Lists with This Book. The basic fallacies that are taught to Polly are meant by Shulman to fallaacy give the reader some groundwork for understanding fallacious arguments.

He believes that when he is a lawyer, he needs to have a beautiful woman as his wife just as he sees all good lawyers do. These ironies add a very humorous tinge to this educational w, but the greatest irony is when he finds out the reason that Polly is now going steady with Petey now.

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Love is a fallacy. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Love Is a Fallacy. I believe after this, he was feeling hurt, and betrayed by his roommate.

Love Is a Fallacy by Max Shulman

Jessa Reasonda rated it it was amazing Aug 22, zhulman Petey might have alerted Polly to this, and since she was his sweetheart, though not officially, she might have agreed to help him. I enjoyed reading your post. Retrieved October 20,from http: How about receiving a customized one? Notify me of new comments via email. This is an example why we must be careful who we fall in love with. His own lessons about logic turns to the scales against himself when he tries to convince her that he is the right shuoman.


Identifying a complex chemical and biological process with a number ix against my sense of the complexity of science. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Did you like the story?

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. Modern Love by T. Refresh and try again. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Because of his intelligence, he feels superior to his roommate, Petey.