Different Faces of the Antichrist

Essay by lthompsonCollege, UndergraduateB+, March 2008

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The Antichrist is a man similar to what we may see everyday. He is dangerously contemporary, and a mighty demagogue. The Antichrist could be a young man with a strong personality and seductive power of speech and writing or an old man who resembles your loving grandfather. Christians are correct in their belief that Lucifer was cast out of Heaven and into Hell for attempting to rebel against God One must ask why God would then allow him to leave Hell and come to Earth and bring misfortune upon humanity. Satan is the personified concept of evil, and the jealous enemy of people. Satan is not in Hell and probably spends most of his time on earth, seeking to destroy the lives of human beings and to keep them separated from God. Which brings me to my collage which I named, “Different Faces of the Antichrist” and Stefan George’s poem, “The Antichrist”? My collage sheds brightness on certain detailed aspect of the poem with understanding the literacy and visual aspect of Stefan George’s poem.

I present his poem with a sense of insight with downfall of misconceptions, followers of the antichrist and lastly understanding of why the Antichrist exists.

Every decision a person make everyday is questionable whether it is good or bad. A person still deals with consequences with the outcomes of decision making. In the poem “The Antichrist”, the speaker, which I believe is Satan, gives the reader the feeling that he isn’t as bad as one may make him to be and if you look at my collage, you’ll see Satan as a similar human being, who tries to fit in with society. His words are very convincing and confident, especially with the many things he mentions he has in common with Jesus Christ and...