Against Love

Against Love - Courtney Mull Prof Pascucci-Byrne Against...

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Courtney Mull Prof. Pascucci-Byrne Against Love 1. In the article Against Love by Laura Kipnis the issues of adultery and intimacy are addressed. This modern day a mid-life crisis is brought upon by society and their need for approval and love. Without love we feel inadequate; failures. In Kipnis’s opinion adultery is perfectly okay, more than okay it is normal. These people are not “just playing around,” but rather examples of social theorists who just have not come out yet. By going against monogamy and committing adultery that person is acknowledging the inadequate gratification one receives from the “social contract” of monogamy. The developing society is more and more beginning to accept this theory that monogamy does not allow for full gratification but just protect the “long line of venerable social critics.” 2. Though Kipinis uses several historical references about love and intimacy and how it has developed over the years she does not use any concrete statistics or
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2010 for the course EXPOS 101 taught by Professor Byrne during the Spring '10 term at Bentley.

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