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Thus, the following varied works might be called allegories: the biblical parable of
the sower; Everyman, the medieval morality play; The Pilgrim's Progress, by John
Bunyan; Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels; The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel ...
They became superb analysts of moral confusion and of the darkened vision of
humanity at cross purposes, preying upon itself; of lust, hate, and intrigue
engulfing what is left of beauty, love, and integrity. There is little that is redemptive
or that ...
It may stress received religious or moral doctrine, thus generating the Catholic
children's literature of Spain or the moral tale of Georgian and early Victorian
England. It may bear down less on morality than on mere good manners,
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