The Changeling | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Peter Morrison

This literature criticism consists of approximately 26 pages of analysis & critique of The Changeling.
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Critical Essay by Peter Morrison

SOURCE: "A Cangoun in Zombieland: Middleton's Teratological Changeling," in "Accompaninge the players": Essays Celebrating Thomas Middleton, 1580-1980, edited by Kenneth Friedenreich, AMS Press, 1983, pp. 219-41.

Morrison disputes those critical interpretations that regard The Changeling as unified around the concept of change or mutability, countering that "if The Changeling is unified at all… it is certainly not so by virtue of abstract concept or formal structure but by such things as symbol, image, mood. "

Men very hot and dry, are never faire, save by miracle, but rather hard-favored, and ill shaped: for the heat and dryness (as Aristotle affirmeth of the Ethiopians) wrieth the proportion of the face, and so they become disfigured. … Whence it is manifest, that much beautie in a man, is no token of much heat.

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