Supernatural | Critical Essay by Gaμmini Salgaμdo

This literature criticism consists of approximately 28 pages of analysis & critique of Supernatural.
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Critical Essay by Gaμmini Salgaμdo

SOURCE : "White Magic and Black Witches," in The Elizabethan Underworld, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1977, pp. 79-96.

In the essay below, Salgaμdo examines the varying social responses to white and black witchcraft in Elizabethan England.

The medieval Catholic Church laid claims to many powerful kinds of magic which touched the lives of its members at every point. There was the magic of confession and absolution which assured the sinner in a voice of unshakeable authority that his transgressions were forgiven. There was the magic of conjuration and consecration by which ordinary materials and objects—oil, water, salt, crosses, rings, pieces of paper—could be invested with the power of God so that they protected the wearer from evil and misfortune. There was...

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