The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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So it was a desire not for pleasure (the pleasure came as an extra, a bonus) but for possession of the world (slitting open the outstretched body of the world with his scalpel) that sent him in pursuit of women. (5.9.12)
For Tomas, sex is necessarily about taking control. What does it mean for Tereza?