Romantic Love and Marriage Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Romantic Love and Marriage
A review of Denis de Rougemont's "The Crisis of the Modern Couple" and M. Scott Peck's "A Psychological Critique of Romantic Love."
# 124328 | 750 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Women Studies (Marriage) , Gender and Sexuality (General)


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This paper provides a critical analysis of the views of romantic love and why it is unsuitable as a measure for marriage decisions in Denis de Rougemont's "The Crisis of the Modern Couple" and M. Scott Peck's "A Psychological Critique of Romantic Love."

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"In Denis de Rougemont's "The Crisis of the Modern Couple" and M. Scott Peck's "A Psychological Critique of Romantic Love", both authors provide a critical analysis of the concept of romantic love. Each author objects to this form of love, but their reasoning runs along different lines. De Rougemont's critique revolves around his argument that romantic love is a poor basis on which to found marriage, but it is this concept upon which modern marriage primarily rests. Peck's critique is more focused on a psychological criticism..."

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