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Angels themselves are a controversial subject in the present age. As in "Lady Merion's Angel," the existence of angels was once taken as matter-of-fact. The tone and structure of "Lady Merion's Angel" are enough like a fairy tale (although not exactly like a fairy tale) for those who are uncomfortable with the idea that angels exist to accept it as a charming moralistic fantasy. Certainly, many grown-ups would like young adults to make the leap in maturity that Lady Merion does, whether angel inspired or not. For those who believe in the existence of angels, "Lady Merion's Angel" may be a welcome respite from the modern age of skepticism; it presents cherubic angels like those found in countless paintings and sculptures in a manner that makes them seem like natural, even everyday, parts of human experience.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Lady Merion's 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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