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Questions tagged [george-macdonald]

Questions about the Scottish author, poet and Christian minister George MacDonald (1824 – 1905) and his works.

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What is the significance of the name “Kopy-Keck” in The Light Princess?

In "The Light Princess" by George MacDonald, the king consults "two very wise Chinese philosophers" about the princess's condition.1 The philosophers are named "Hum-Drum" and "Kopy-Keck." The story is ...