War of the Roses Review - HD FS 418 Family Relationships...

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HD FS 418 Family Relationships Movie Extra Credit Assignment November 5, 2007 In the movie the War of the Roses the most prevalent topic that relates to our class is Limerance. The two main characters Barbara and Oliver meet at an Auction in which they both fiercely bid on a statue. Barbara wins the statue, leaving Oliver intrigued but also urgent to get the statue. After the auction Oliver tries to get the statue from Barbara and they end up having a flirtatious converstion. After which Barbara show Oliver some gymnastics moves. They suddenly fell in love. The development of Limerance states that it can begin suddenly. Later after Barbara is late for her ferry, she winds up making love with Oliver. The movie also has the Principal of Least Interest. Oliver is a Lawyer at a successful law firm while Barbara is a Waitress. Oliver has more money and resources at his disposal. Barbara is reaping a great deal of rewards from the relationship. Clearly the power is in his favor. Barbara is reaping a great deal of rewards from the relationship. She has her dream home, all the clothes
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course HD FS 418 taught by Professor Burgess,robertle during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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