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Flashcards in Edmund Deck (4)
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G Wilson Knight

"this is the key to Edmund's 'nature'. He repudiates and rejects 'custom', civilisation. He obeys 'nature's' law of selfishness."


Race Capet

"Edmund's status as a bastard is crucial because he was conceived outside of human society's inharmonious order, with its moral standards, and is thus free to deny them."


Edward Dowden

"Edgar and Edmund are a contrasted pair- both are men of penetration, energy and skill, one on the side of evil, the other on the side of good."


Charles Gildon

"We rejoice at the death of the bastard and the two sisters, as of monsters in nature under whom the very earth must groan."