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Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses - Finally… Summary & Analysis

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Finally… Summary

Appetite and sex are the great motivators of history and all of creation is one long uninterrupted cycle of digestion and fertility. These are the ideas that have driven the creation of this book.

In this final essay on appetite and sex, Allende admits that she believes in love at first sight, and then carries it a step further and marries. Allende writes of the role of love in her life and her hopes of maintaining love and sexual relations for the duration of her life.

Allende reminds readers that the bond between food and pleasure is the first thing learned at birth when a baby begins nursing at its mother's breast. The greatest aphrodisiac of all is love. Without the passion and attraction inherent in love, nothing can be perceived as aphrodisiac, regardless of appearance or content.

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