Perelandra Summary

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From what I read of C.S. Lewis’s Perelandra, it was primarily uneventful. Lewis tells the story of Elwin Ransom’s recent trip to the planet Perelandra or Venus. Lewis, the first-person narrator, portrays himself as one of Ransom’s closest friends. He tells the story from Ransom’s memory of Ransom’s experience on Perelandra. Ransom describes the planet to be very beautiful and different from earth. The planet is covered with a “roof” preventing the inhabitants of seeing the sky clearly. On Ransom’s journey he encounters a strange human-like being and discovers that she is new to the universe. She and her husband, the King, are alone on the planet with the other creatures. Ransom accidentally runs into “the Lady” while searching for life on the

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