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    Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Satanic-Promethean Ideals Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a novel in conscious dialogue with canonical classics and contemporary works. It contains references to Coleridge, Wordsworth, and P. B. Shelley, but also to Cervantes and Milton. It is the latter's Paradise Lost which informs the themes and structure of the novel more than any other source. Like many of her contemporaries, Mary Shelley draws parallels between Milton's Satan and the Titan Prometheus

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    The Satanic Verses tumulted to success, once it was published in 1988, winning the Whitbread Award for the novel of the year. In Islamic communities, the novel became instantly controversial. Rushdie was accused of misusing freedom of speech. By October 1988, letters and phone calls arrived at Viking Penguin from Muslims, who were infuriated with the book and wanted it to be withdrawn. Thus within the month, the book was banned from being imported in India, although possession of the book is not

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    In Salman Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses Rushdie tells a story about two men, Saladin Chamcha and Gibreel Farishta, oddly connected by the fact that they both survive the hijacking of their aircraft. Throughout the novel, Gibreel has powerful dreams in which the narrator brings up the topic of the Satanic Verses. The Satanic Verses were supposedly verses that Muhammad said were part of the Quran and then were later revoked. The Verses allegedly said that Allah was not the only god and that there

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    The Salem Witch Trials and Modern Satanic Trials Cotton Mather, in his The Wonders of the Invisible World, preserved for posterity a very dark period in Puritanical American society through his account of the Salem witch trials in 1692. His description is immediately recognizable as being of the same viewpoint as those who were swept up in the hysteria of the moment. Mather viewed Salem as a battleground between the devil and the Puritans. "The New Englanders are a people of God settled in those

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    The Black Album and Rushdie's The Satanic Verses British writer C.C. Colton once claimed, "Men will wrangle for religion; write for it; fight for it; die for it; anything but--live for it" (Copeland 345). Indeed, if nothing else, Hanif Kureishi's The Black Album shows the depths to which people concern themselves with questions of religion, ethnicity, and the identity associated with them. Kureishi's themes and symbolism work within a larger context of the politics of identity, race, and

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    Hebrews then adopted Satan as an agent for God who they believed was sent to punish sinners. He was later changed to be the antithesis of God. Deities from pagan traditions were incorporated into the image of Satan. Satanic books about witches and their evil activities began satanic panics and resulted in torture and execution of “heretics” (http://www.religious movements.lib.Virginia.edu). In the 19th century, the Satanists resurfaced in the United States and the United Kingdom. It was believed

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    would also be very weary of anything out of the ordinary, and the 'satanic ritual' witnessed in the forest would have definitely got alarm bells ringing. The first turn of events was a group of girls dancing around a fire, in the forest, naked. The girls get spotted by Betty's father, Reverend Parris. After this, Betty falls into a coma, which I feel is out of fear of being caught. The dancing is next speculated to be a satanic ritual and a Black nurse named Tituba is blamed as she is black

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    Neo-Nazi's, or people who support white power. Satanists are not teenage vandals, not gang murderers, not psychopathic murders, not child molesters or vicious rapists. Satanists do not sacrifice young children or animals. The ninth and tenth of the Eleven Satanic Rules of The Earth forbid this, in fact, animal sacrifices are primarily used in the Afro-Caribbean syncretistic religions such as Voodoun, Candomble', and Santeria. Child Sacrifices are used in Television and by journalists to improve ratings. A

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    help make movies about Satanism. He succeeded in doing so and was involved with the making of many movies including Rosmary’s Baby (Miller, 1991, p. 29). During this time Lavey and his assistant Michael Aquins wrote The Satanic Bible, which instantly became a best seller. The Satanic Bible told of the main concepts of Satanism. Basically, it is the reverse of Christianity. The main idea projected is “Do what thou will” (Miller, 1991, p. 31). One of the peculiar rituals of Satanist is the sacrifice

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    overcome even the most tempting persuasions of the devil. As Goodman and the devil continue sauntering along the serpentine path, they encounter Goodman’s old catechism teacher, Goody Cloyse, and it is eventually revealed that she is heading to the satanic occult meeting at the core of the forest. Goodman is absolutely confounded at the sight of her, as he had always considered Cloyse as a moral and spiritual guide in his life. Goody Cloyse’s appearance is the first moment where Goodman begins to question

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