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Research conditions in London, England, during the Blitz of World War II, and compare what you find with the setting of ‘‘The Demon Lover.’’

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Find a version of the English ballad, "The Demon Lover,’’ and trace its use in the story. How do the two compare?

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Compare ‘‘The Demon Lover’’ with Edith Wharton's ‘‘Pomegranate Seed.’’ Discuss any similarities or differences you observe.

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In what way is ‘‘The Demon Lover’’ a ghost story? Find some other English ghost stories and compare them.

Look at studies of people in wartime and post-traumatic stress syndrome. Can you find any connection with Mrs. Drover's state of mind?

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