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The Eleusinian Mysteries of Octavia E. Butler: The Mother-Daughter Struggle in Parable of the Talents

By Jennifer Marie Brissett [We loved this essay, and we wanted to share it with you. This essay is cross-posted with permission from Jennifer Brissett.] It is unclear if Octavia E. Butler purposefully embedded the Eleusinian myth—or the myth of … Continue reading

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