The Chronicles Of Narnia By B. S. Lewis Essay

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The Chronicles of Narnia is one of the most celebrated English literary series of the 20th century. The author, C. S. Lewis, wrote this series with a correlation of core concepts, major themes, and key symbols among the books. Three key themes that Lewis focuses on are the idea that God, directly and indirectly, influences our lives, the representation of Satan through the witches, and how persons deal with their sin and how they must discover and repent of their sin to be successful in life and reach the promised land. These themes are set in the context of Christian faith, which is central to Lewis’ writings. The way Christianity is represented is different in each of the books, but when combined gives the reader an understanding of the key concepts underlying Christianity. In this sense, The Chronicles of Narnia is an intricately webbed series with many hidden symbols and concepts that when realized brings a new meaning to Lewis’ works.
C.S. Lewis’ Life and Philosophy
Clive Staples Lewis was born to a Protestant Irish family on November 29, 1898. He had an educated childhood and was said to be “raised in a library” (citation). Lewis was also an independent child, so much so, that he declared his name to be Jack and would no longer respond to Clive. This independence and advanced education evolved into a cultured young man with a strong imagination. Lewis’ life, however, was not without hardships and struggles. In the year 1908, ten-year-old Lewis watched his…

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