Return to Oneness
¡ª¡ªOn the Theme of Doppelganger in Poe¡¯s tales
Doppelganger is a wraith or apparition of a living person, as distinguished from a ghost. The concept of the existence of a spirit double, an exact but usually invisible replica of every man, bird, or beast, is an ancient and widespread belief. Everyone who reads Poe can easily notice the use of the dual or fractured image in his tales. I will analyze
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If we are justified to be proud of the supremacy in our creativity among all creatures, we are equally obliged to acknowledge the perversity, which Poe believes, is secreted in every material and spiritual filament of the cosmos, to be as strong as creative power in human beings. This primal impulse will eventually obliterate the Self into Oneness. Only in God¡¯s unity, all matters escape from their conflicting nature and a normal state assumes.