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Essay | The Screwtape Letters: Image, Emotion, Will of the Human Mind

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of The Screwtape Letters.
This section contains 492 words
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The Screwtape Letters: Image, Emotion, Will of the Human Mind

Summary: This essay is about how Screwtape in the novel by C. S. Lewis makes your thoughts and images about beautiful things grotesque.
C.S. Lewis's Novel, The Screwtape Letters, helps you to see the world through the eyes of the devil. Screwtape is clever enough to influence and distort the imagination, emotion, and will of a human being.

Once you think something is wonderful, Screwtape changes that thought by shining light on the evil acts around you in order for you to question things. He twists beautiful things in your imagination to dark and unhappy things. When Screwtape is talking about marriage he says, "The Enemy described a married couple as `one flesh'. He did not say `a happily married couple', or `a couple who married because they were in love...(pg 95)'" By saying this, Screwtape is trying to get the patient to think that marriage is not happy. He is trying to persuade the patient into not wanting to get...

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This section contains 492 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Student Essay on The Screwtape Letters: Image, Emotion, Will of the Human Mind
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