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The Art of Seduction - The Rake Summary & Analysis

Robert Greene (author)
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The Rake Summary and Analysis

This chapter is devoted to another type of seducer. Unlike the predeceding chapter, this one is a masculine design. This one is "the rake" and it takes the reader into wild and romantic head space. We learn that the true life history of this type of seducer is the perfect fuel for romantic fantasies and fictional literature. For women, the greatest thing about this type is that he enables her to have another lover, even if she is married and sexually repressed or chaste and sexually repressed as a consequence of conservative society. The other delight for women is, in addition to the sexual behavior itself, a bit of romance, some 'adventure' and excitement.

For men of this type, adventure is also part of the thrill. The harder the dame is to get, the more he will try, rather...

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