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Explain the concept of a “Faustian Bargain” and describe how and why it is a major archetype in literature.
What five things does a quest consist of and what is the real reason for a quest? What is Foster’s overall point about journeys or trips in literature?
· For what reason does Foster suggest that authors often include meal scenes? What does a failed meal suggest in literature?
·What is the difference between literal and symbolic vampirism? What to the “essentials of the vampire story” represent?
What does Foster mean when he says that “there’s no such things as a wholly original work of literature”?
Why is Shakespeare and the bible so often alluded to in literature? What are the benefits of knowing/understanding bible allusions in literature?