Wednesday, 22 January 2014

The conflict between good and bad Men, versus the conflict between Good and Evil.

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Wise words from TS Eliot's Introduction to Charles Williams's novel: All Hallows Eve (1945)


The conflict which is the theme of every one of Williams's novels, is not merely the conflict between good and bad men, in the usual sense....

He sees the struggle between Good and Evil as carried on, more or less blindly, by men and women who are often only the instruments of higher or lower powers, but who always have the freedom to choose to which powers they will submit themselves.

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