The Pilgrimage - Chapter 7, Marriage Summary & Analysis

Paulo Coelho
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Chapter 7, Marriage Summary

Paulo and Petrus decide to stay in the city of Logroso upon learning that a wedding is about to take place. While Petrus scouts out a hotel, Paulo engages in a conversation of politics with a local popcorn vendor. Paulo tells Petrus about the exchange, and the guide cautions Paulo to remember the popcorn man because the encounter is an example of mistaken behavior. Petrus further explains that people are always trying to convert others to their way of thinking. The guide then points to the stars as an example of the differences among people.

Later when a party-goer mentions the love between the bride and groom Petrus asks whether he means eros, philo, or agape. Petrus then asks Paulo to follow him while he explains the differences between the three types of love. Eros is love between two people such...

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