succuba


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Synonyms for succuba

a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men

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Greg discovered that sexual congress with a succuba was a mortal sin against the Holy Ghost, this incident has been seen as confirmation of Faustus's folly and evidence that he is already irretrievably damned.(2) As Judith Weil states, |He reveals that he is a hardened sinner incapable of penitence.'(3)
The critics who wish to read the 1917 to 1919 poems biographically generally emphasize the "Ode" which Eliot published in the 1920 English edition and then cut from the American.(6) It depicts a sordid and repulsive marriage night with one stanza ending with the phrase: "succuba eviscerate," a phrase (one can hardly call it an image) clearly linked to the 1911 syphilitic female spider (Ackroyd 66).