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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…

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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…

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    upon us for nearly a hundred years. Almost our whole education has been directed to silencing this shy, persistent, inner voice; almost all our modern philosophies have been devised to convince us that the good of man is to be found on this earth. (7) One of the reasons that The Chronicles of Narnia have such moving ideals is because their positively inspiring. Desires in The Chronicles of Narnia are a positive thing, but when an individual asks people to explain what they thought is the highest…

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    The world has an instinct to search for a higher power. Some people deny the power, but others embrace it. C.S. Lewis was one of many well known authors that wove his beliefs into his writings. Readers of Lewis’ famous children’s series, The Chronicles of Narnia, can see parallel images of the Christian faith, specifically through the character of Aslan. Aslan is a lion that is known as the creator and savior in the Narnian world, much like Jesus Christ in the Christian faith. Although Lewis’…

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    endless closet and she finds herself in a place called Narnia. Lucy meets a half human and half fawn named Mr.Tumnus. Mr.Tumnus explains to Lucy that Narnia is very hazardous place for humans because of the White Witch. The White Witch kills any human that comes into Narnia. Lucy presents the closet to the other children and they find themselves into a lot of trouble.…

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    So if these realties are left unaccounted for they are destructive. For Lewis, Christianity was this governing power. In The Chronicles of Narnia, it acts as a guard for his literary vision. Lewis took issue with raw romanticism believing that it would self-destruct and be unsuccessful in keeping its word. It does not work well. Lewis states his case in point by identifying the romantics whose focal point of their works was nature: This love, when it sets up as a religion, is beginning to be a…

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    In the book The Chronicles of Narnia, Lucy the youngest of the kids goes into a wardrobe while they were playing hide and seek. She met Mr. Tumness the Faun and she had tea with him. Edmund didn’t believe Lucy and he made fun of her. He then went into the wardrobe to see if Lucy was telling the truth and so he started to look for her, but instead he found the “White Witch”. Lucy went and had tea with Mr. Tumness the Faun again and found out that he was gone the White Witch captured him. Soon all…

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    Settings England and Telmar Despite there being many gateways between Earth and Narnia (Prince Caspian, 217), most of the visitors throughout the Chronicles come from one place-England. The obvious exception is the Telmarines, who were pirates on Earth but entered Narnia through one of the last “chinks and chasms between worlds” (Prince Caspian, 217). The English and Telmarines mirror the Jews and Gentiles of the Bible; while there may be remnants of either people in the “nethermost parts of the…

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    Abstract In the movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, there are many different Christian symbols. Two of the main characters in this movie are related to the two main characters in the Bible. Alsan, “The great lion” symbolizes Jesus Christ, while the white witch symbolizes Satan. A young boy named Edmund, is portrayed as a traitor to his family and all the good characters of Narnia because he sided with the white witch. Keywords: Symbolism, Christianity, Jesus…

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    Clive Staples Lewis, better known as C.S. Lewis, is one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. He was a British author and noted Christian apologist, meaning defender of the Christian faith, and is most well known for writing the “Screwtape Letters” and The Chronicles of Narnia series. Known as the ‘Father of Modern Fantasy’, Lewis was an author of many talents and was able to write anything, from fiction to nonfiction, from children’s books to adult novels, there was…

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