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The Chosen

The Chosen


by Chaim Potok

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this story?


Sex is hardly ever mentioned in The Chosen. By "hardly ever," we mean twice. The first time, Danny tells Reuven that he’s been reading Sigmund Freud on sexuality. He’s shocked by what he’s read, and needs to talk to Reuven about it right away. But, if Danny and Reuven ever have that conversation, it doesn’t make it into the book. The second time sex comes up is when Reuven tells Danny he has a girlfriend. But we don’t hear any more about it.

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