Dylan Thomas | Critical Essay by Linden Peach

This literature criticism consists of approximately 26 pages of analysis & critique of Dylan Thomas.
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Critical Essay by Linden Peach

SOURCE: “Religion, Repression and Sexual Violence,” in The Prose Writing of Dylan Thomas, Macmillan Press, 1988, pp. 15–45.

From a study of religion, repression, and sexual violence, Peach discusses in the essay below, Thomas's use of imagery and symbolism to express the darker side of sexuality.

Late in the Spring, Herzog had been overcome by the need to explain, to have it out, to justify, to put in perspective, to clarify, to make amends.

(Saul Bellow, Herzog)

Shall we never get rid of this Past. … In fact, the case is just as if a young giant were compelled to waste all his strength in carrying about the corpse of the old giant, his grandfather, who died a long while ago, and only needs to be decently buried.

(Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables)

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