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Holy cow, I love this page. Great idea, great list, great links, great picture.
This sentence needs to get fixed, though: "This concept later surfaced in the medieval morality plays such as Everyman, Piers Plowman, and Faust, often through the use of both personified sins (gluttony, lust, et. al) but through contrasting angels." -- Danny (talk) 16:40, 26 May 2006 (UTC)
- Yeah, that was a first pruning. I'm sure there's plenty of other examples that could be added as well (I'd like to find a way to work in scenes such as Kermit the Frog debating with his reflection in The Muppet Movie; not the same device but a clear variant on the motif). I'm also debating whether the Faust theme (see Episode 307: Alice Cooper and Episode 410: Life in the Faust Lane, off the top of my head) could use a seperate page or should be discussed here. While elements of psychomachia surface in the play, and the entire story is an embodiment of that struggle, it's really become a different genre of its own, I'd say. Andrew Leal (talk) 16:50, 26 May 2006 (UTC)
- And I'm not sure hoe to place Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue in all this, with Muppet Babies, the Chipmunks, et. al *all* acting as good angels, surfacing at sudden moments, in contrast to George C. Scott as the evil "Smoke" (could he have a page here, by the way? He interacted with the Muppet Babies in scenes animated by Marvel Productions and approved by Henson). Andrew Leal (talk) 16:52, 26 May 2006 (UTC)