Alcina's Lesson: A Narrative Fiction

Decent Essays
“But she had managed. And, of course the citizens of Mt. Harrison just couldn’t leave the old woman be. They thought it was bizarre. Her living out in the forest all by herself—that it wasn’t possible for a woman as old as Alcina was to still be able to do that. They thought that a woman of her age could only survive and thrive within the confines of the village. But the mere fact that she was surviving and doing just fine all by her lonesome in the forest, had some of the villagers on edge—thinking that she had gotten some sort of ungodly help out there. So, they had started calling her names like witch and sorceress and spreading rumors that she had sold her soul to the Morning Star—Satan—and was now forever married to the Devil.”
Get Access