What's evil? How can we comprehend it in our tradition? The 13 essays during this severe quantity discover the several ways that evil is portrayed in pop culture, relatively movie and novels. Iconic figures of evil are thought of, as is the repeated use of vintage topics inside our highbrow culture. issues lined contain serial killers in movie, the Twilight sequence, the Harry Potter sequence, Star Wars, and extra. jointly, those essays recommend how important the inspiration of evil is to our tradition, which in flip recommend a necessity to mirror on what it potential to worth what's sturdy.

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