The Chronicles Of Narni The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe Essay

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The book The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe was written by C. S. Lewis in 1949. The setting of the book is in the country of England during World War II, and the main characters are Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. Because the children were living in London during the war, they were sent to the countryside of England. The house that they move into is owned by an old professor and resembles a castle. The book enters into its full splendor when Lucy, the youngest child, steps into a wardrobe while playing hide and seek with her siblings. She moves further back into the wardrobe and falls into snow. This new place is called Narnia where it is “always winter but never Christmas.” In Narnia the only way that it will become spring again is if two sons of Adam and two daughters of Eve sit on the throne. Yet there is one thing stopping this from happening, the White Witch. She tries to kill the children because they could end her rule over Narnia. Finally, a lion named Aslan comes in and directs the children on the way to go. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe is a brilliant embodiment of a fantasy and adventure book, especially notable for its description of the salvation story, vivid imagery, and the importance of friendship (Lewis).
The salvation story is very prevalent throughout the story. When Lucy first goes into the land of Narnia she meets a faun named Mr. Tumnus who explains why Narnia is always winter but never…

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