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This perception into the nature of things Forster calls, in The Longest Journey (
1907), 'the knowledge of good-and-evil ', and he describes it there as 'the primal
curse'. When allowance is made for its comparative lightness and whimsicality of
Forster's villains are those who refuse to recognize, c betray, the holiness of the
heart's affections. They are, generally, li emotionally immature; and in Forster's
world they may be equate with that aspect of English upper middle-class values ...
This failure in the symbol which is Forster's measuring-rod of his upper-class,
public school, Anglo-Saxon characters is still more evident in The Longest
Journey (1907), in many ways the most delightful of his novels. Its theme is reality
and its ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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