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R.S White

"The tragedy of a virtuous woman who achieves heroism through her death"

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Rupert Brooke

"Webster's world is inhabited by people driven, like animals, only by their instincts, but more blindly and ruinously"

3

David Cecil

"The world as seen by Webster is, of its nature, incurably corrupt"

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Travis Bogard

"The ultimate tragedy of Webster's world is not the death of any individual but the presence of evil and decay which drags all mankind to death"