Argumentative_Essay-_The_Love_of_my_life

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1 English 17 April 2017. Marxist Criticism The betrayal of love The story "The love of my life" revolves around a story of love between two high school sweethearts, China and Jeremy, who had no control over themselves as they helplessly fell for one another, which eventually ended up in China getting pregnant. She is frightened by this undesired child, and even more afraid of abortion. Furthermore, this story can be viewed from the angle of a feminist criticism due to historical circumstances, every woman throughout her lifetime experiences the pressure of society, and how it dictates her on how to deal with her body, her sexuality, and her possible future children. However, the author repeated in the text, hints to the belonging of the main characters to the upper class, and therefore it seems that the story can be seen through the prism of Marxist criticism. Nevertheless, the actions and fears of the heroine can be viewed from the optic of class struggle. Marxism strongly believes that fiction is a direct reflection of the existing society relations between different classes. At the same time, the author can intentionally introduce
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