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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

By the time of the Malay sequence, De Quincey has become hopelessly addicted to opium. Yet at the same time he's managed to reduce his dosage substantially, and proudly proclaims this year—1816—to...

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

There is much that is Romantic in the narrative account of Thomas de Quincey's own life that is comparable to other famous Romantic figures such as Keats and Shelley. You could start off by...

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

"Confessions of an English Opium Eater" is an autobiography, rather than a piece of Gothic fiction, but it certainly contains several aspects that might be more at home in a Gothic novel. De...

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

In Home at Grasmere, the narrator delineates his childhood experiences of nature and mythologizes nature as a mother who teaches and guides her child. But me hath Nature tamed, and bade to seek...

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

I think that De Quincey's work is significant to present day life in its detailing of addiction. There is value to the modern setting in how the work depicts the clutches of addiction. De...

Latest answer posted January 16, 2013 11:39 am UTC

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