ImageryA crippled old man with "body and energy crushed" sitting in a wheelchair looking disappointed as he feels ha has "no more voice"The persona as a young man - he was young, energetic. spirited and brave. He had lots of strength as he fought for independence and made many "forced sacrifices".
"Net of deceit" indicates a group of people wo are going around deceiving others in today's world of capitalism. "Wall of people" giving the impression that if teh pubic get together they can can win this battle and stop the deceit from spreading.