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" Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heart: one of the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times,... "
The American Whig Review - Seite 286
1850
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Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Edgar Allan Poe - 1993 - 287 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? This spirit of perverseness, I say, came to my final overthrow. It was this unfathomable longing of...
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The American Face of Edgar Allan Poe

Shawn James Rosenheim, Stephen Rachman, Associate Professor of English and Director of the American Studies Program Stephen Rachman - 1995 - 364 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? This spirit of perverseness, I say, came to my final overthrow. It was the unfathomable longing of...
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Reading at the Social Limit: Affect, Mass Culture, and Edgar Allan Poe

Jonathan Elmer - 1995 - 259 Seiten
...returns as the law itself. In "The Black Cat" Poe overtly poses the perverse in opposition with the law: "Have we not a perpetual inclination, in the teeth...Law, merely because we understand it to be such?" (M, 3: 852). But this invocation of Law only renders explicit what is played out symbolically in the...
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Sublime Enjoyment: On the Perverse Motive in American Literature

Dennis A. Foster - 1997 - 180 Seiten
..."man" and as a secret rationality: "Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing a vile or silly action, for no other reason than because he knows he should not?" (599). In "The Imp of the Perverse" the narrator also speaks of a primitive impulse — "elementary,"...
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Freud: Political and Social Thought

Paul Roazen - 1968 - 331 Seiten
...called the "Imp of the Perverse"; "through its promptings we act, for the reason that we should not" Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...other reason than because he knows he should not? ... It was this unfathomable longing of the soul to vex itself — to offer violence to its own nature...
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Tales and Sketches: 1843-1849

Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Ollive Mabbott, Eleanor D. Kewer - 2000 - 1451 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man.5 Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? This spirit of perverseness, I say, came to my final overthrow. It was this unfathomable longing of...
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Thirty-two Stories

Edgar Allan Poe - 2000 - 385 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. ' Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? This spirit of perverseness, I say, came to my final overthrow. It is this unfathomable longing of...
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The Enigma of Good and Evil: The Moral Sentiment in Literature

International society of phenomenology and literature. Annual conference - 2005 - 880 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not. a hundred times, found himself committing...for no other reason than because he knows he should natl Have we not a perpetual inclination, in the teeth of our best judgment, to violate that which...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - 2000 - 218 Seiten
...The Lady's Dream ( 1 844) 21 Who has not a hundred times found himself committing a vile or stupid action, for no other reason than because he knows...a perpetual inclination, in the teeth of our best judgement, to violate that which is Law, merely because we understand it to be such. EA Poe, The Black...
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Mystery tales

Edgar Allan Poe - 2001 - 192 Seiten
...the indivisible primary faculties, or sentiments, which give direction to the character of Man. Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing...is Law, merely because we understand it to be such? This spirit of perverseness, I say, came to my final overthrow. It was this unfathomable longing of...
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