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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Summary: Max Shulman’s short story Love Is A Fallacy recounts the efforts of a | Hacker News

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You are commenting using your WordPress. Polly has all of it, except for intelligence.

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The narrator tells Polly that they seem to be well matched on the premise that they have gotten along so well together. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Maybe Petey and Polly were not as dumb as the narrator might have thought. The student thinks he can get everything he wants by calculating and planning.

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‘Love is a fallacy’ by Max Shulman

He thinks, he has everything except the right woman. She must be beautiful, gracious and intelligent. The narrator proceeds to meet with Polly and teaches her about logic and fallacies, a study which proves to be his downfall.

Petey at first denies the raccoon coat, but then rationalizes his decision to accept the trade by saying it was not as if he and Polly were in love. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Joey rated it really liked it Sep 22, z This site uses cookies. Jay rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Notify me of new comments via email. Raquel Reann rated it really liked it Mar 07, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This is a very good summary.

Refresh and try again. It shows that some people would risk certain things in their life, for an object.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The basic fallacies that are taught to Polly gallacy meant by Shulman to also give the reader some groundwork for understanding fallacious arguments.

Maria McDonald rated it it was amazing Feb 17, Books by Max Shulman. It appears that this is a two-sided irony.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Because at the end we will be the ones who will end up hurt. Adroit and slyly funny. 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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Love Is a Fallacy

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Polly Espy is well known by his roommate, and after bribing him with the raccoon coat he asked to take Polly on a date. Petey is an illogical young man who desperately wants a raccoon coat, and he makes a deal with the narrator to give him Polly for a coat — because anybody who is anybody at the time has a raccoon coat. Divine Grace rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Fdsteve rated it it was amazing Jul 25, Trivia About Love Is a Fallacy.

Haven’t found the Essay You Want? Return to Book Page. Maite rated it liked it Jul 24, You sure did a good job correcting my love equation. 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.

I believe after this, he was feeling hurt, and betrayed by his roommate.

I enjoyed reading your post. In this way, I proved my hypothesis.