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The Guardian employed a creative literary device of adding moralistic comment about historical figures, such as kings and clerics, casting them as "heroes" or "villains." Mirza Yahya is depicted with aspects of the demonic.
Paper presented to the Association for Bahá’í Studies Annual Conference, Study of Religion Special Interest Group, 2000.

Mirrored with permission from

Characterization in the Writings of Shoghi Effendi:
With Special Attention to Yahya

by Jack McLean

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