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Yolen has written several stories and poems about angels, a number of which appear in Here There Be Angels. As in "Fallen Angel," her angels are often childlike, especially in their emotions, with this childlike quality representing their innocence or their state of grace. On the other hand, Yolen's angels are not uniform in shape, size, or tone. For instance, the angel of "Angelica," even in doing a seemingly good act, is terrifying in the depth of her evil; she brought the serpent to Eden and she saves the life of Adolf Hitler so that he may continue her destructive work. The angel of "Fallen Angel" is almost pure good, in spite of its waywardness, and like a child, has tested its limits, mostly for change for the sake of change. This simplicity of nature contrasts with more complex angels such as that of "Lady Merion's Angel" (please...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Fallen Angel from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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