Basics: Doppelgänger and Double
Gestalt, conscious and unconscious.
Clones, automatons, mannequins, models. Psyche and uncanny, familiar and horror.
Portraits and performances, mirrors and subconscious. Stereotype. Progress.
Denial and delusion, reality and fabrication. Representation, metaphor, allegory, avatar.
Extension, commentary and morals through resemblances.
Simulated? Unlikely. Monstrous. An extension.
Horror, gothic and epistolary. Unreal. Realistic.
Twisted colonialist one-sided commentary? Philosophical counterarguments to pushing it?
Resurrection, demons, poppycock.