The Screwtape Letters - Letter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Letter 13 Summary

Screwtape is not pleased. The man has awoken, become aware of his slippage, repented and re-entered a state of grace. This repentance and renewal, Screwtape posits, has taken place on a more profound psychological level than his initial conversion.

Simple pleasures were the stimuli. The man read a book he really enjoyed and took a favorite walk in the country to an old mill. In so doing, he stilled his soul and saw the calamity which was taking place there. He realized how shallow his new friends and his new occupations were and how far removed they were from who he was really was and wanted to be. A man or woman's sincere likings are tools of the Enemy, related to intrinsic personality. A person's sincere likings make the person not care what others think and make the person true to him- or...

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