|Juanita:||Can't this pecker-brain see the difference between what's silly and what's dangerous? Now he is condoning reactionary novels that project demeaning female stereotypes. It makes me so angry to read such trash! Actually, this isn't a poem, but a psychological tirade in which male chauvinst pigs attack the dignity of women world-wide.|
|Shu:|| Give it a break, Juanita. Afterall, a book is merely a book, and fantasy mirrors reality but dimly at best.
Let consumers enjoy their brief romantic illusions – perhaps it will help some face the world more bravely.
And if such a thing as "romance" actually exists, what is the harm in that?