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The Art of Seduction Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Coquette Summary

Robert Greene (author)
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The Coquette Summary and Analysis

The author describes the two modalities of this basic type, which are hot or cold. Robert Greene presents these as distinctive kinds of coquettes.

Once again this chapter strikes fear, hope and confusion into the heart or mind of the reader by using examples that appear to exemplify true love. This further advances the theory that true love is in fact nothing other than successful long lasting or permanent seduction.

The two main cases used in this chapter are Napoleon and his wife Josephine, and then Andy Warhol and the public. Napoleon risked infidelity with his choice of wife. She selected him when he was young and she foresaw his potential. It was years before she met him, and of course, her plan could only work if he were interested. In fact, he most certainly was, and after a courtship of a few...

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