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Utopia (Penguin Classics) by Thomas More
Utopia (Penguin Classics) by Thomas More
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As a Tudor enthusiast, I looked forward to reading this book with fervent anticipation; however, I found it to be lacking in More's real political and religious ideology. Although Utopia was rich with More's humanitarianism and hope for a new world, he had obviously been very cautious not to mention Europe's then pressing issues. Before reading the novel, I felt as though society had this misconception of Saint Thomas More, but this status is completely antithetical to More's alleged torture of Lutherans or 'heretics' at his house in Chelsea and I wanted to prove his deification as undeserved. Yet, to my disappointment, More remained nothing but innocent, presenting his ideas as if he were… Read more

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