The Chronicles of Narnia

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  • Chronicles Of Narnia Themes

    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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  • Chronicles Of Narnia Analysis

    “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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  • The Most Important Characters In The Chronicles Of Narnia

    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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  • Symbolism In The Chronicles Of Narnia

    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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  • C. S. R. Lewis Analysis

    “products of anger that is. . . twisted up inside” (Wood, 2003, 317). This naming process illustrates the amount of time Tolkien puts into his works. Lewis, on the other hand, is deliberate and aggressive with his word choices. He would publish his writings with little to no editing. Wood associates this with a lack of depth and thought (Wood, 2003, 217-218). However, Lewis’ writings display multiple levels of thought as he creates other worlds and uses symbolism to connect these abstract…

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  • Lion Of Judah Analysis

    show that God was with him and that prosperous times were coming. John uses the image to show Jesus as king. Lion imagery was especially prevalent throughout the Roman Empire. John’s reader would be very accustomed to viewing lions as rulers. Even though Christ is seen as a lamb, he is recognized as a lion. A Comparable Modern Image & Contemporary Application There are hundreds of images today that still use the lion imagery as king or savior. King Arthur, the fictional king of…

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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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  • Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe: Film Analysis

    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, is a film adaptation of the beloved book by C.S Lewis. While reading a book, one is forced to make up an entire world in their heads. The way the world is shaped, the way it sounds, the way it moves, the laws it has, the landscape it utilizes, and the society it inhibits is all up to the reader; however, when watching a film these ideas are chosen for us. There is no way around these choices because it is what we are forced to see.…

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  • Charlotte's Web Symbolism

    undertone is the character, Aslan. Lewis designed Aslan, an allegorical representation of Jesus, as one who rules over Narnia, instills fear and respect within all the people. When Mr. Beaver speaks of the great lion, “[the] children felt something jump in [their] inside” (74). When Edmund betrays the people of Narnia, Aslan sacrifices his life to spare him mimicking how Jesus sacrificed himself for the people’s sin. Aslan, mirroring Jesus, is also resurrected. Lewis’ characterization of Aslan…

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  • Analysis Of Aslan As Jesus By C. S. Lewis

    Lewis claims that when he wrote the Chronicles of Narnia series, he did not originally intend to write it about the gospel or about Jesus---he claims that the story just flowed out of him. After reading the series, one could easily come to the conclusion that Lewis must have been very passionate about the relationship between God and man. Although it was not Lewis’ original intent to write about Aslan as Jesus, there are many similarities between the two and one can find many parallels between…

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