C. S. Lewis

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  • C. S. R. Lewis Analysis

    C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien are considered to be two of the greatest authors of the last century. Ralph C. Wood in his article “Conflict and Convergence on Fundamental Matters in C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien” analyzes the stylistic and philosophical differences between these two authors. His article focuses on the correlation between an author’s philosophy and writings. Although Wood makes valid arguments he is clearly biased towards Tolkien, therefore affecting his credibility. Wood compares Lewis’ and Tolkien’s personalities and how it reflects into their writings. Tolkien is portrayed as a reserved individual and a perspicacious thinker. Tolkien spent many long days and even years perfecting his writings and creating multiple…

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  • C. S. Lewis Literary Elements

    C.S. Lewis was an incredibly gifted author of his time. Most of Lewis’s literary works such as The Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity are considered timeless works of success because of the literary elements Lewis used that made his works so prominent. The Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity are significant novels because both contain certain elements, symbols, and meanings that continue to strongly impact society. Lewis also wrote his novels through personal feelings and…

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  • The Trilemma In C. S. Lewis Atheistic Life

    During the time Lewis was in college and later as a tutor for the college, some his readings exposed him to material by christian authors. Those authors were George MacDonald, and G.K. Chesterton,who was also a journalist, this is a quote of Lewis speaking of the effect these two authors had on his atheistic life, “In reading Chesterton, as in reading MacDonald, I did not know what I was letting myself in for. A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his…

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  • C. S. Lewis: The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe

    literature wouldn’t expect to find symbols for Christianity in a book. But a reader of a work by C.S Lewis can expect just that. Lewis was a poet, scholar, and above all, one of the most renowned authors of fantasy literature during the 20th century. He was best known for The Chronicles of Narnia series, and specifically, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. He was a devout Christian and was a defender and teacher of the faith. His faith and life experiences had a massive impact on his works…

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  • The Screwtape Letters By C. S. Lewis: An Analysis

    Every Christian will face temptation at some point in their life. The devil wants their soul and tempts them according to their sin nature. Each human is created differently and with that, each person has been given their own set of obstacles which can benefit God, or the devil. Although everyone has different battles, there is one shared by all: choosing God or the devil. This internal struggle is known as psychomachia and is analyzed by C.S. Lewis in the Screwtape Letters. The Screwtape…

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  • Satire In C. S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters

    The Screwtape Letters Literary Analysis The Screwtape letters is a satire written by C.S. Lewis is a classic British literature novel in which many of the themes present are still used today. The letters are about two devils named Screwtape and Wormwood who are trying to steer a man whom they call “The Patient” away from believing in Christianity. Wormwood uses techniques to sway the beliefs of the patient like pointing out hypocrisy in the church. Wormwood and Screwtape also point out some…

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  • C. S. Lewis The Great Divorce

    Content Summary The book, The Great Divorce, was written in 1945 by C.S. Lewis. Lewis wrote the book as a response to William Blake’s book, Marriage of Heaven and Hell. In many ways, it is a refutation of Blake’s book; there is no marriage of heaven and hell. The book begins in a sad, dark, desolate place. The reader is led to believe that this place is hell. The narrator takes the reader throughout the streets of this peculiar place. Eventually, he stumbles upon a bus station, along with many…

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  • The Four Loves Cs Lewis Summary

    Review on The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis. The four loves is a book about different types of love written by C. S. Lewis (1898-1963). Lewis was a man of many occupations such as Novelist, scholar, broadcaster and English literature tutor, but for this purpose a British novelist, who studied at Oxford University and was married to Joy Davidman and is still celebrated for his wonderful works. Apart from The four loves, he wrote other books like, The Allegory of Love, Boxen, God in the Dock,…

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  • Analysis Of A Grief Observed

    tells us about the experiences of its author, C. S. Lewis, during his time of darkness, of grief, anger, confusion, and doubt. It tells us about Lewis struggle in life, especially after he loses his most loving wife Joy Davidson due to cancer. Reading the book, one will see how a believer of God journeys through negative moments of belief, reflecting on his faith, then realizing the fault in it which enables Lewis to purify his faith. In the first chapter of this book, Lewis faces grief, doubt,…

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  • Shadowlands And Qd Comparison

    death. Nicholson’s play shows that suffering is often underestimated, yet a divine hope awaits at the end of the storm. Parnell’s QED views suffering and death as an unexplored adventure waiting to happen. While both of these views contain both merits and flaws, the Christian worldview can be found in Shadowlands’ honesty about the nature of suffering and the hope of eternity and QED’s view that suffering and death are learning experiences. Shadowlands begins with C. S. Lewis giving a lecture…

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