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Essay On Screwtape Letter

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“We want cattle who can finally become food; He wants servants who can finally become sons. We want to suck in, He wants to give out. We are empty and would be filled; He is full and flows over."-ScrewTape. In this quote, God, who Lewis names the The Enemy is characterized as a selfless, giving father. While Satan, “Our Father Below,” is a self-loving, deceitful father. When everyone agrees that Lewis’s style of writing is instructive. Some say Lewis wrote the book for people to understand and feel sympathy for Satan and his followers “demons”. Lewis’s style of writing makes one better equip to reorganize Satan’s subtle deceptions in three ways: it helps people recognize distractions in our thoughts, it helps people recognize distractions…show more content…
Peer pressure is a very disturbing thing in our culture today. In the book ScrewTape Letters, ScrewTape informs Wormwood about peer pressure. Of how this pressure can lead one astray for going into the wrong crowd. People change people. It is easier to pull someone off a chair than to pull someone up onto the chair. This is just like Christians who aren 't very strong in their faith. One minute they will be trying to help a person. The next they will be pulled off the chair. Another point that needs to accounted for, is how Satan tells people that going to the flow is the right thing. Not always going with the flow helps a person. Sometime people tend to go with the wrong flow and end up away from God. Lastly and most importantly, people tend to now be exceedingly worldly. People are more open to wrong, sinful behaviors and accepting them in their lives. Which is especially the opposite of what God wants. In the end, Lewis’s style of writing does better equip one to better recognize Satan’s subtle deceptions through peer pressure, by joining the wrong crowds, going with the wrong flow, and becoming too influenced by the world and letting its sinful actions become
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