Edgar Allan Poe "William Wilson"

Edgar Allan Poe "William Wilson"

Edgar Allan Poe "William Wilson"

 

Edgar Allan Poe

"William Wilson" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, The story follows a man who calls himself William Wilson because, although denouncing his profligate past, he does not accept full blame for his actions, saying that "man was never thus ... tempted before". After William meets another boy in his school who has the same name and roughly the same appearance, and who was even born on the same date …

 

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