The standard narrative tells a story of the increasing merit of materialistic causes. All of this allegedly occurs in a series of inevitable stages.
The dramatic tension between the two is notable and interesting and unusual for the SITC forum, punctuated by laugh-out-loud moments of humor.
In 1848 Ralph Waldo Emerson is on record as having paid a return visit to the then aged Wordsworth.
Literary critic William Empson, in a famous study, described Satan as the de facto hero of the epic in a cosmic revolt against divine repression.
New religions aren’t necessarily founded already knowing that that is what they are destined to become.