Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and Other Writings - Book 2, Personal Writings : Chapter 2, The Letters Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, Personal Writings : Chapter 2, The Letters Summary

Here there is a new section. One is rapidly introduced to the Marquis' 'emotionalism'. His feelings, as far as the words accurately depict them, are like strong breezes blowing in more than one direction, or like the dancing flames of a controlled blaze. The words he uses are at times cruel and at other times kind. This variance can be disruptive, and unhealthy but at the same time it also shows what it is like when rapidly changing feelings are racing through a person's mind. As a bizarre happenstance, in his work The Art of Seduction, that author has described this peculiar blend of hostility and kindness as useful for seducing someone. Too much is just crazy abusiveness or reactions to being forced to stick with a situation against one's will and striving...

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