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

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“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”
A Literary Analysis The Chronicles of Narnia, is a set of movies directed by Andrew Adamson which made their first appearance in 2005 (Ewart). The movies are based off a series of fantasy novels written by C.S. Lewis. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is one out of the seven he wrote for the Chronicles of Narnia series. This tale was the first book written and published by Lewis in 1950 and when placed in order by chronicle it is second in the series. Though some people may see it as a pretty straight-forward fantasy tale, is it possible that C.S. Lewis may have intended a much deeper meaning then what appears on the surface? Based on my interpretation I believe that the story is an allegory for self-sacrifice, resurrection and unconditional love in respect to the Christian faith. In Narnia there is a deep magic that was set forth by the emperor beyond-the-sea. As the rules are written, every traitor belongs to the White Witch. In the movie, when Edmund enters into the land of Narnia, he is in search of his sister Lucy. During his search for his sister he comes across the White Witch. Edmund is not scared of her because she does not resemble evil just yet. I believe she is the likeness of Satan. In the bible it says that Satan was a beautiful creature, an angel of light. When I think of an angel I think of pure beauty. “And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light (2 Corinthians…

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