Sex is neither good nor bad but writing makes it so

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Abstract

A poorly written sex scene can be viscerally dreadful. While porn is fundamentally unrealistic, bad sex in prose that’s not explicit can be excruciating.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 3 Dec 2015

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Keywords

  • Literature
  • Metaphor

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