Sin And Evil In The Devil's Advocate

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The Depictions of Sin and Evil in The Devil’s Advocate The Devil’s Advocate is released on October 17, 1997 in the United States by Taylor Hackford, which the story is based on Andrew Neiderman’s novel. Sin and evil is a basic characteristic of human nature, which exists in the mind of every human being. It has potential to dominate our actions, thoughts, and feelings without being aware. The Devil’s Advocate portrays depictions of sin and evil as a persuasive, deceptive and seductive temptation that must be resisted with consciousness. Sin and evil is appeared to be existent, active and urgent which is used to be the tool of Satan. For example, in the scene that Kevin Lomax first meets John Milton in his office and they take a walk on the…show more content…
For instance, Kevin keeps on winning his cases that help the guilty people free. He knows that they are guilty but he still chooses to help them because he wants to win the cases which he will get a large amount of money. Later, he begins to experience a hallucination by seeing Mr.Gettys’ face in the Eddie Barzoon’s funeral. This signifies that he is corrupted by all of the sins that he commits. In addition, After Kevin and Mary Ann moved to New York, she does not need to work anymore, which is something that she has been doing since the age of 13, because Kevin earns so much. She then loses her work and social life, and her friends and also no longer has a real conversation with Kevin because of his busy working lifestyle. He always chooses his cases over her. These show how she is gradually destroyed by the sins that Kevin himself commits. Besides, in the scene that John talks to Kevin about Eddie Barzoon while Eddie is jogging in the park, he says, “You sharpen the human appetite to the point where it can split atoms with its desire. You build egos the size of cathedrals. Fiber-optically connect the world to every ego impulse. Grease even the dullest dreams with these dollar-green, gold-plated fantasies until every human becomes an aspiring emperor, becomes his own god! Where can you go from there?” This quotation demonstrates that sin is built little by little but once it grows to the point that it consumes everything in human’s life, it is too late to escape from it. Every sin which Kevin commits leads to his self-corruption and gradually ruining the person he

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