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Flashcards in Edmund Deck (4)
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1

G Wilson Knight

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

2

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."

3

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."

4

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."