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  • Lion And The Wardrobe Narnia Analysis

    that of Europe vs. non-Europe relations. When a reader critically examines the origins of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, they note the obvious allegorical connections between the Bible and the story of Narnia. However, viewing this world and novel with a post-colonialist perspective, it reveals the complexity of many more discourses about the purpose of characters and locations. By looking at the world with this viewpoint, we can expose the 1000-year-old oppression through colonization that the White Witch renders over the land of Narnia and how that affects the inhabitants. We can look at the origins of Narnia and the White Witch to draw parallels between Europe’s relationship with its colonies. Additionally, we can explore how domestic conflict can affect and be affected by international conflicts as seen through the characters of Edmund Pevensie, the traitorous sibling who is redeemed, and Aslan, the all-mighty who must sacrifice himself to save Edmund. The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe cannot be completely reconciled to a strictly post-colonial reading, but rather looking at the work with such a lens opens…

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  • Lucy And The Wardrobe In The Chronicles Of Narnia

    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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  • Characteristics Of Good And Evil In The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

    This can be easily seen throughout her description by the other characters. In the following quote, Lucy is explaining to Edmund who the White Witch is: “She is a perfectly terrible person, said Lucy. She calls herself the Queen of Narnia thought she has no right to be queen at all and […] at least all the good ones—simply hate her. And she can turn people into stone and do all kinds of horrible things. And she has made a magic so that it is always winter in Narnia—always winter, but it never…

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  • Summary Of The Chronicles Of Narni The Lion, And The Wardrobe

    The book The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe was written by C. S. Lewis in 1949. The setting of the book is in the country of England during World War II, and the main characters are Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. Because the children were living in London during the war, they were sent to the countryside of England. The house that they move into is owned by an old professor and resembles a castle. The book enters into its full splendor when Lucy, the youngest child,…

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  • The Lion And The Wardrobe Christian Analysis

    Introduction Christian themes and metaphors are common in literature because of their universal renown, but depending on how these are used and referenced in the work, they convey different meanings and have different effects on the reader. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis and The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway are two works of literature that use Christian allegories. In Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, four children venture into the magic world of…

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  • Analysis Of C. S. Lewis's The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

    In C. S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe the action begins when Lewis’s quote “And then Lucy saw that there was a light ahead of her; not a few inches away from where the back of the wardrobe ought to have been, but a long way off. Something cold was falling on her” (Lewis 7). The four young English siblings referred to as “The Pevensies” moved to a friend’s house in the country due to WWII. The sibling’s parents wanted them unharmed during the war. The four siblings traveled to…

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  • Lion And The Wardrobe Themes

    The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis is a fictional children’s book that addressed socio-political aspects of war and over coming oppression through allusions to Christian spirituality and historical events. The conveys its messages by exploring the multiplicity of worlds. Lewis connects the fictional world of Narnia to England during World War II. In doing so, he allows the reader to connect to difficult themes on an emotional and spiritual level. In this paper, I shall discuss…

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  • Charlotte's Web Symbolism

    In E.B. White’s novel Charlotte’s Web, he uses the natural cycle of life and death to highlight his belief that life is cyclical and not fair, so instead of living in fear of death on should enjoy life’s small pleasures. White uses Wilbur’s life span and his interaction with other characters to showcase the fear and joys of living. When Wilbur is born as the runt of the family, he is chosen to be slaughtered, so from the get go Wilbur’s life is shrouded by death. Life and death are already in…

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

    Due to this said connection between the secondary and primary world, it is helpful to analyze stories and see how they relate to reality and bring clarity to complicated topics. It is because of this connection that looking at the similarities between the Narnian characters’ view of Aslan and humankind 's view of God, is important---it will give insight into how humans might interact or feel about God. Throughout The Chronicles of Narnia series there are several prominent ways in which creatures…

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  • Symbolism In Lewis's The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe

    Throughout The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, Lewis utilizes a myriad of components, or symbols, to create an allegory of Christianity. These components suggest Lewis was crafting this story to convey Christian concepts. Examples of religious symbolism include Aslan, the stone table, the beavers underlying characteristics, the children’s “title”, and even the White Witch. Aslan is a character who strongly resembles Jesus Christ. Within the first few chapters, the fawn and the beavers speak…

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