Critical Lens

Topics: Seven deadly sins, Pride, Lust Pages: 2 (565 words) Published: March 11, 2013
The quote Joseph Campbell said of myths, but the same could be said of much of literature that “at the bottom of the abyss comes the voice of salvation. At the darkest moment comes the light.” This quote symbolizes at the worse of time comes salvation but when something good and new upraises a light of brilliance appears. Like the Book Dante’s Inferno it symbolizes that Dante went through hell with Virgil just to meet Beatrice. He went through which was horrible disgusting difficult. But at the end he met Beatrice and was happy well not really but he did feel a lift off his chest that he finally reached and after going through all of that. Dante imagined something cool his imagination was wonderful and creative. Hell is horrible he went through the 7 Deadly Sins. Which was Pride which meant excessive belief in one's own abilities that interferes with the individual's recognition of the grace of God. It has been called the sin from which all others arise. Pride is also known as Vanity. Then there’s Envy which is the desire for others' traits, status, abilities, or situation. Third one is Gluttony which is an inordinate desire to consume more than that which one requires. Fourth is Lust which is an inordinate craving for the pleasures of the body. Fifth is anger which is manifested in the individual who spurns love and opts instead for fury. It is also known as Wrath. Sixth is Greed which is the desire for material wealth or gain, ignoring the realm of the spirtual. Seventh is Sloth which is the avoidance of physical or spiritual work. A Next example of a Book I would use is Of Mice and Men in this book the ending was horrible I started crying. But at the end some people where happy some weren’t. The sad part was that Lennie died very harshly. He did some horrible things but no one should be killed the way him and Curly’s wife did. What I’m trying to say is many people say a light a flicker at the end something that woke them up. Lennie’s...
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