Forgot your password?  

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

This Study Guide consists of approximately 39 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Either/Or.
This section contains 412 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Either/Or Study Guide

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

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...

(read more from the Book 1, Either/Or : Chapter 2, Aesthetic Validity of Marriage Summary)

This section contains 412 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Either/Or Study Guide
Copyrights
Either/Or from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook