Essay on Analysis Of ' The Dark Of Grey '

707 Words Oct 19th, 2014 3 Pages
Romanticizing Abuse Todays’ society is mentally misconstrued on what they believe is romantic and an act of love. Then again there are books, television series, movies, and even social media which say otherwise; they paint the ideal picture of what ‘Love’ is, in its many forms in popular culture. Fifty Shades of Grey is a renowned trilogy among the younger generation that explores a peculiar relationship between Christian Grey, a sex crazed Multimillionaire and Anastasia Steele, an inexperienced English literature college graduate. The start of their relationship is questionable on many grounds; does she understand the risk of this potential liaison and how it could affect her emotionally, mentally, and physically? The same can be said for Tess Durbeyfield in Tess of the D’Urbervilles. These women are entangled in a fictitious mindset of what they think is love. Are they truly in a relationship that can be loving, kind, and without fear or are they entranced by the thought of their partner that they fail to see the signs of abuse? In Fifty Shades of Grey, Christians’ pursuit for Anastasia is almost parallel of Alecs’ methods to captivate Tess, but with obsessive forcefulness. Both Christian and Alec stalk their ‘prey’ for their own satisfaction and emotionally manipulate them. Even though their approach is different, the end goal is ultimately the same. Christian uses modern technology to find Anastasia at her place of work, in distress at a nightclub and even when…

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