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The Art of Seduction Summary & Study Guide

Robert Greene (author)
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The Art of Seduction by Robert Green is about this "timeless classical" human behavior. Modern descriptions might refer to advertising firms, "players" and "playing the field." However, one of the truths revealed by the book is that, often, the most successfull marriage is a result of the most effective seduction. The author explores and explains this social behavior throughout the book in many sections. Part of the work is devoted to helping readers to understand what may be happening in their own lives. Yet this is only the beginning of what the book holds in store for readers.

Readers can read this book with the hope of learning how to become better at seduction themselves, or in order to learn to defend themselves most effectively from it. Either way it is designed to be both entertaining and informative.

The book begins with a description of various sorts of seductresses and seducers followed by a thorough review of the types of victims of seduction available. This provides a great deal of insight into understanding the dynamics that come into play with seduction. Readers can view these basic types as archetypes. While designed so that you can deal with them playfully, they are also meant to be quite functional.

Robert Greene introduces various aspects of his rather complete theory of seduction during the first portion, but delivers most of it during the second major portion of the work, named aptly "the seductive process." He subdivides this into four subsections and then sets forth each portion with vivid examples of how each can be clearly observed within lively and entertaining examples of high status, glamorous individuals.

The whole feeling of the book is one of liveliness. It is a wonderful mixture of gossip, fawning admiration for powerful famous seducers, hero and heroine worship, educational, scandalous and entertaining. Readers can readily take the material presented at face value, or as a fun ride, since it is delivered in an easy to digest manner. The presentation is orderly, making it not only easy to understand but also facilitates discussions amongst groups of readers.

There is an aura of unreality about it, but the author assures us that part of how and why seduction works is rooted in the region of fantasy and unknown within a relationship.

The line between genuine romance, politics, business, friendship and seduction are both blurred and clarified by the book since the same techniques are often equally useful whether motivated by sincerity or manipulation. Think about the simple truth that to some extent everyone is manipulative even at their most sincere, or especially when genuine. The Art of Seduction educates the reader, in a fun and exciting way, about how this works.

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