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“William Wilson.” By Edgar Allan Poe

LITERATURE MATTERS

Michael S. Rose

December 2018

Poe uses the doppelgänger motif as a physical manifestation of Wilson’s conscience and ultimately shows the demise of a man who, blinded by his sins, kills his own conscience.

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Dracula. By Bram Stoker

LITERATURE MATTERS

Michael S. Rose

November 2018

For the original vampire slayers, most of them nominal Anglicans, the efficacy of Catholic sacramentals and the Sacrament quickly becomes apparent.

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The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

LITERATURE MATTERS

Michael S. Rose

October 2018

Once Faustus takes possession of Mephistophilis as his servant, it becomes apparent that the Devil isn’t so much serving as manipulating him.

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