Essay On Love Is A Fallacy

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Register to read the introduction… Metaphor: “At first everything was work, sweat, and darkness. I had no idea when I would reach the light,……”. Dobie thought the process of teaching Polly logic as digging a tunnel, displaying his despire feelings and hardness humorously. But we can understand him between the lines.
Hyperbole:“You are the whole world to me, and the moon and the stars and the constellations of outer space.” Dobie used such exaggeration in order to win Polly’s love. In fact, every girl will be moved at these words, but if they are not been spoken with love, they are nothing. “It is not often that one so young has such a giant intellect.” From this sentence, we can see how self-conceited Dobie was. Moreover, he himself couldn’t realize this at all.
Antithesis: “Petey Burch, my roommate at the university of Minnesota. Same age, same background, but dumb as an ox.” After showing how excellent himself was, Dobie compared Petey with himself, with the sharply constructed words, we can’t help showing sympathy to

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