Either/Or - Book 1, Either/Or : Chapter 2, Aesthetic Validity of Marriage Summary & Analysis

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The author continues without any separation of chapters within the original text. He has introduced the topic of marriage. He has assumed that the reader is somehow resistant. Kierkegaard has brought in for discussion a set of attributes involved with marriage. One is communication about beauty and while he is not graphic about sex or sexual attraction as this point he does refer obliquely to it because he does write about "the sensuous aspect" of this. While in truth the sensuous includes a great deal more than the sexual, through doing this he has at least alluded to a subject matter which was at least as taboo or more so than found amongst the conservative environments today.

He begins to write about attitudes of mind that work against marriage. Transient, temporal...

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