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Thomas De Quincey

De Quincey says that ever since he was a boy, he has always felt that the knocking on the gate of Macbeth’s castle immediately after the murder of Duncan “reflected back upon the murderer a...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2019, 6:44 am (UTC)

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Thomas De Quincey

The merits of de Quincey's essay lie in the close, engaged, and psychological reading he gives of the knocking at the door that occurs right after Macbeth has murdered Duncan in act 2, scene 3 of...

Latest answer posted July 19, 2021, 2:04 am (UTC)

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Thomas De Quincey

One can only make assumptions about what leads an author to write. In regards to Thomas De Quincey, those with whom he surrounded himself with most certainly influenced him and helped in his...

Latest answer posted February 8, 2012, 10:49 am (UTC)

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