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Who Needs Marriage? is a scientific article written in 1988 by Gerald C. Lubenow. The article deals with different views on marriage and how the meaning of being married has changed

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Who Needs Marriage? "Who Needs Marriage?" is a scientific article written in 1988 by Gerald C. Lubenow. The article deals with different views on marriage and how the meaning of being married has changed through time. Lubenow circles around the question "who needs marriage?" to figure out why marriage is so important to some people in one part of the world and completely different in another part and likewise less important to the younger generation. To figure out the question of the title he uses Scandinavian exemplifications to show the reader different reasons why people are getting married and furthermore how marriage is in a phrase of development. The use of interviews is to give some credibility to the article. Lubenow has interviewed real people with real problems. The use of quotations is to draw parallels between the receivers and the exemplifications. The fact that the article is posted in a scientific magazine narrow the receivers to be rather informative readers, who are interested in peoples conduct of life around the world. So Lubenow is using quotations of Scandinavia to illustrate other places in the world. The article starts out by mentioning that an increasing number of Scandinavian young couples with children are avoiding marriage. ...read more.


There are used statistics and quotes from the law of marriage, different cases and sociological research, which often define the meaning of a scientific article. This gives the article's arguments reliability and makes the text clear. Even though the article is from 1988, is the reliability still connected to the topic that has not been outdated but still is current in 2012. Even though Lubenow doesn't interpret his subjective position or opinion, it is still his intent to affect the reader. The article's diction of formal language and the use of statistics and quotes from the law of marriage, underlines the use of logos which appeals to the reason and intellect of the recipient by using both legislative and objective arguments, which underlines the factuality of the article. His choice of words is monosyllabic words that are easy to understand. Furthermore has Lubenow used rhetorical effects by the word marriage, which is deliberately repeated in different coherences for the purpose of showing marriage from different angles. One of them is the role of religion that plays in the article. We now that marriage is an institution, which has survived for centuries. But as the society has changed from a traditional to a modern society, is it no longer the old religious traditions that are important. ...read more.


Some may have decided that it's easier to reduce a relationship to a single piece of paper - a marriage certificate."2 Marriage will not disappear in a near future, because it is still the easiest way out of a lot of filling out legislative papers. But the changing in marriage relies in the view on marriage as a title. You can still live together and act like a married couple without being one. And until the government makes more laws and conditions about non-married couples with or without children than unmarried couples, marriage will still endure. English translation According to Doctor Michio Kaku who is one of USA's leading theoretical physician, are we not able to continue in building faster and more intelligent computers forever/in all eternity. Sooner or later will the microscopic silicone chips, which constitute the computers brain, become so small/tiny that you defy the physical laws. Therefore thinks Doktor Kaku that it is a little bit silly that people are so worried about whether artificial intelligence becomes too intelligent or if computers develop a human soul. 1 Lubenow, C. Gerald: "Who Needs Marriage?", p. 71, ll. 5-6 2 Lubenow, C. Gerald: "Who Needs Marriage?", p. 72, ll. 23-27 ?? ?? ?? ?? [Skriv tekst] [Skriv tekst] [Skriv tekst] Josefine Kjïż½rsgaard English assignment Monday the 6th of February 2012 3.h - MfG 1 ...read more.

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