Summary In The Seven Deadly Sins In Lai Le Freine

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Sin and virtue go hand and hand. Each of the Seven Deadly Sins has a virtue that creates a cancellation of that sin. Everyone is redeemable in the eyes of the Lord and even with Saint Mary. Saint Mary is Jesus’s mother and is the redeemer in the Miracles of the Virgin, where she saves the sinner from their sins and put them back on the godly path. She always saves the children that are victims of rage, because children have a better chance at living a virtuous Christian life. Since she is also a mother, Mary helps the children because that is what mothers do. Mothers protect their children from the evils of the world. The mother in Lai le Freine is the opposite of Saint Mary; she rids herself of one of her twin girls because of her pride and …show more content…
When it comes to the saving the child, they are going to be easier to lead down a path of virtue and they seem to unknowingly have a larger rate to convert groups to Christianity. While Saint Mary does not make her physical body known, her spiritual one takes front stage in the story Huo the Iews in despit of Ure Lady Threwe a Child in a Gonge. The tale of a young beggar who would and sing to support his family. He would go around singing the hymn Alma Redemptons Meter, Kind Mother Redeemer, to get food. The Jews held envy in them towards the boy because of the song he sings about Saint Mary. A Jew lured the boy to his house he “leste his malice minte ben aspyet,” (line 133 p.61) The Jew shows his hatred towards the boy and slits his throat, but he did not die. The boy sang despite his throat, when he would finish the song he would start again. He would not let the evilness of the Jew to defeat him. The Jew threw the boy down the latrine and the boy still sang. When the child is found, the bishop found a white lily in the boy’s throat that had the words Alma Redemptons Meter written in gold. Once the flower is removed the boy dies. At the mass for the boy his corpse raises up and starts singing Salve Sanct Parens, hail holy parent. The men knew that the boy had served “or swete ladi” (Line 230 p.64) and she had honored him on earth and then carried his soul to a “blisse al clear.” (Line 233

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