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YMMV: The Pilgrim's Progress
  • Anvilicious - Very much so, and actually the reason it became popular: it was so anviliciously religious that the Puritans considered it as suitable for reading on Sundays as the Bible itself.
  • Crowning Moment Of Awesome - "So he passed over, and all the trumpets sounded for him on the other side."
  • Designated Evil: One of the characters Christian comes across is Ignorance; a pleasant, friendly young man who tries to get into the Celestial City by doing good works and living his life according to Jesus' example, rather than simply through faith. He gets thrown into Hell for his arrogance.
  • Values Dissonance - Uh, yeah, some. "Abandon your wife and children" isn't generally considered acceptable even as an allegory these days. Also, Ignorance's fate can come off as unnecessarily harsh and arbitrary. ("Look, sorry, you really need to go back and follow the proper path. You've done nothing wrong, so we'll hold a spot for you.")

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