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  • The Second Coming
    • "The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere/ The ceremony of innocence is drowned;"
      • Imagery. Sea turning to blood. Reversal of Christianity, baptism. Hope & innocence is lost. No chance of salvation.
        • Image of monster heading to Bethlehem. Final destruction of traditional values/innocence. Grotesque image of monster.
      • A shape with lion body and the head of a man,/ A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun,/ Is moving its slow thighs, while all about it/ Wind shadows of the indignant desert birds."
        • And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,/ Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?"
          • Image of monster heading to Bethlehem. Final destruction of traditional values/innocence. Grotesque image of monster.
          • "The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere/ The ceremony of innocence is drowned;"
            • Imagery. Sea turning to blood. Reversal of Christianity, baptism. Hope & innocence is lost. No chance of salvation.
              • A shape with lion body and the head of a man,/ A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun,/ Is moving its slow thighs, while all about it/ Wind shadows of the indignant desert birds."
                • And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,/ Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?"
                  • Biblical imagery. Desert image. Egyptian mythology. Sphinx moving. Horrifying image. Image of death. Reversal of traditional values. World is in absolute chaos.
              • Biblical imagery. Desert image. Egyptian mythology. Sphinx moving. Horrifying image. Image of death. Reversal of traditional values. World is in absolute chaos.

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