A Seductive Mirage

The notion of ‘Drama vs. Reality’ or the “stuff on which dreams are made on” as Prospero says in Shakespeare’s The Tempest, have long been contemplated in storytelling.  Our fantasy life is ‘the stuff’ by which elaborate novels are created, aforethought of playful sexual desire, or often a psychological foil to a reality that may be too painful to reconcile as ‘truth’ in our lives.  In the story of The Phantom of the Opera, a novel by the French writer,Read more