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The Corruption and Redemption of Edmund Pevensie in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe - The youngest Pevensie brother, Edmund, is the mischievous child among his siblings in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. He is a representation of the possibility of what can go wrong when a child is not properly taught and does not follow set boundaries. Edmund’s subversion of set standards is the cause of a great deal of the troubles the Pevensies face in Narnia. For example, when he goes to the White Witch’s castle instead of listening to the others when they say Aslan is the true leader....   [tags: Lion Witch and Wardrobe, Character Analysis]
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Analysis of the Film Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion Witch and Wardrobe Directed by Andrew Adamson - ... Lucy finally convinces her siblings to enter the wardrobe. There they find that Lucy was telling the truth, and we get a scene into forgiveness when Peter says to Lucky, "I apologize for not believing you, will you forgive me?” Lucy tells Peter, "Of course.” Peter may seem to be the strong leader in the family, but he is always willing to admit when he is wrong. As stated by Bo Emerson, "Forgiveness, laying down your life for others, honor, truthfulness, loyalty" are all modeled by Lewis' story, said Cantrell, who saw an early showing last weekend....   [tags: wardrobe, evil, siblings, forgiving, friends]
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Revisiting Childhood in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe - Revisiting Childhood in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe   When I was young, it was hard to understand the bigger picture. I knew not what I did; I only acted. Aggressive action came spontaneously, and in rapid response to whatever situation befell me. I frequently fought and argued with my brothers. While we were good around other people, at home, my brothers and I were not pleasant to deal with. At the time, it was impossible for me to foretell the ramifications of my mother. It was not until much later before I realized the gift that my mom had managed to give my brothers and me in her remarkable grace under the pressures....   [tags: Lion Witch and the Wardrobe Essays] 1647 words
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Religious Imagery in C.S. Lewis' The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe and George MacDonald's The Princess and the Goblin - Religious education and children's literature have enjoyed a long parallel history. The earliest children's books were little more than religious devotionals or bible stories rewritten with the express enjoyment of children in mind. As children's literature progressed, however, it began to move away from religious instruction and into works that focused more on story. This doesn't mean that the two became mutually exclusive as to this day many works that are still enormously popular with children are rife with religious allegory without sacrificing story....   [tags: Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe, The Princess and ] 935 words
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The Childlike and Biblical Connotations in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - The Childlike and Biblical Connotations in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe     Throughout his writing career, CS Lewis has been known for writing many books with a hint of biblical connotations in them. As Kathryn Lindskoog states, "CS Lewis is known for opposing the spirit of modern thought with the unpopular Christian doctrines of sin and evil" (2083). Lewis himself has said, "You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life or death to you" (Freaks 60)....   [tags: Lion Witch and the Wardrobe Essays]
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - Through the use of Christian symbolism, conflicts, and imagery, C. S. Lewis implements his religious background into his literary works. Within The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C. S. Lewis creates a question in the reader's mind on whether or not the story was meant to symbolize a Christian allegory. Throughout the story, Lewis utilizes the use of symbolism through his characters, their actions, and the places they travel. All of the main characters in the novel symbolize something within the Holy Bible....   [tags: Literary Analysis, C.S. Lewis] 1317 words
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is the first of several novels in the C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia. These books tell stories of another universe that is called Narnia. Here there are many unearthly things from talking animals and evil witches. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is the story of four young siblings who discover this new world by entering a wardrobe. Little did they know, they were destined to become the new royalty of Narnia but only after going through many battles....   [tags: Literature]
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An Analysis of the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - The Chronicles of Narnia are veritably the most popular writings of C.S. Lewis. They are known as children’s fantasy literature, and have found favor in older students and adults alike, even many Christian theologians enjoy these stories from Lewis; for there are many spiritual truths that one can gleam from them, if familiar with the Bible. However, having said this, it is noteworthy to say that Lewis did not scribe these Chronicles for allegorical didactics of the Christian faith, but wrote them in such a well-knit fashion that young readers might understand Christian doctrine through captivating fantasy and thus gain an appreciation for it....   [tags: Chronicles of Narnia, Character Analysis] 1088 words
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis - In C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Lewis emphasizes the three points of philosophy, themes, and symbolism throughout his writing. Lewis was a strong Christian man, and wanted to make children see and understand all the stories of the Bible. Therefore, he put Christian elements through his books, but with fantasy characters as well. Especially in this story, Lewis conveys the differences between good and evil. Aslan is represented as Christ just as the White Witch represents the sense of evil....   [tags: Literature]
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - ... Also, the portraying of the White Witch character through her appearance and manor didn’t meet my expectations. C.S. Lewis, author and creator of The Chronicles of Narnia did a phenomenal job with the majestically theme of the book and moral of the movie, although he didn’t produce it. “No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond,” I think that C.S. Lewis was trying to tell his readers that it’s okay to have an imaginative ingenious mind no matter the age, young or old....   [tags: C.S. Lewis, film adaptation] 688 words
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C.S. Lewis' "The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe" - C.S. Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland, which is now Northern Ireland, on November 29, 1892. In 1916 he was accepted to University College, which is the oldest college at Oxford University. After enrolling he volunteered for active duty in World War I. Following the end of the war he returned to Oxford and graduated with first-class honors in Greek and Latin literature, Philosopy, Ancient History, and English Literature. After graduation, he taught at Oxford for 29 years before he became a professor of Mideval and Rennaissance literature in 1955....   [tags: Literary Review ]
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis - There was a light ahead of her not a few inches away where the back of the wardrobe ought to have been, but a long way away. Something cold and soft was falling on her. A moment later she found that she was standing in the middle of a wood at night time with snow under her feet and snowflakes falling through the air.” So begins an adventure that throws four children into a magical country unlike any our world has ever seen. It is an adventure that will fling them into the very palm of evil itself and ultimately deliver them into the heart of good....   [tags: Symbolism, Bible Comparison]
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Changing My Wardrobe by Deb Hanrahan - ... But now things had to change. I couldn’t lean on them as I had done in the past. It was time for me to stand on my own two feet…” Group 2: I would recommend this book mostly to teenage girls because it demonstrates the complexity of bullying. The bullying implied in this novel is mostly verbal and emotional. The bullying which not only affects you but everyone around. This type of bullying can be so harmful to so many people today, especially girls, and I really commend Deb Hanrahan for covering such a tough subject....   [tags: novel analysis] 1350 words
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The Lion, The witch and the wardrobe - The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe By C.S. Lewis The four childeren, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy had to stay at the home of a professor in the time of the second world war. Because there was not much to do and it rained a lot, the children decided to look around the house. They came across a room that had nothing in it, but a big wardrobe. Peter, Susan and Edmund found nothing interesting, and left the room. But Lucy opened the wardrobe, and looked inside. There were many coats in it. She left the door open, because she knew it was a foolish thing to lock oneself up in a wardrobe....   [tags: essays research papers] 2629 words
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The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe - The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe By C.S. Lewis My favorite character in this book would have to be Peter. He was a little bit of a tough guy yet timid, but wasn’t afraid to fight for his siblings lives. Peter was the oldest amongst his brother and two sisters and was most likely the brains and brawn of the bunch. In this story, Peter has to fight off a wolf to test his courage or, in Aslan’s words, win his spurs. He returns victorious and is knighted by the lion called Aslan. His brother Edmund, a very mischievous boy and a bother to his sisters Lucy and Susan, looks up to Him though he never admits to it....   [tags: essays research papers] 717 words
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe In C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the main perspective was the struggle between good and evil. The main characters Edmund, Lucy, Peter and Susan are given choices in which they are to decide on whether they follow the right or the wrong paths in life as well as in Narnia. By choice, the children walked through the wardrobe into Narnia, only to find that they were destined to be there. They are given the quest to save Narnia from the clutches of the White Witch and save the land and its inhabitants from her evil spell....   [tags: Book Reviews] 333 words
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: The Fantastic World of C.S. Lewis - What makes some books so well liked that they are read over and over and passed from generation to generation. How is it that a story that was written in 1949 and made into a movie 56 years later is still relevant and interesting enough to get numerous awards. There are qualities that make a book such a great success. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis possesses such qualities and can therefore be qualified as a classic. One of the reasons that The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe can be considered a classic is that it has many strong universal themes....   [tags: C.S. Lewis] 516 words
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An Overview of "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" - The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe was one book out of a collection that reveals The Chronicles of Narnia. It was written by Clive Staples Lewis, better known as Jack Lewis. In this story, Lewis uses his characters to address several key points of interest such as: betrayal, forgiveness, and pride. Lewis uses these key points to reflect on Christian themes. This essay will compare "Deep and Deeper Magic from the Dawn of Time", the significance of the cracking of the Stone Table, and the role playing of prophecies....   [tags: Book Reviews] 944 words
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: The Movie - There are many movies that deal with mystical adventures and religious adventures, but none compare to The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. In this particular movie Andrew Adamson depicts how children living during the 1940’s couldn’t escape the reality of the world they live in, even with their religious beliefs. This movie takes place during a time of depression. It was the 1940’s, World War II was in full force and the Nazis were steam-rolling through countries. This particular movie deals with four kids and how they were sent away from Great Britain because of the Nazi invasion, also known as the Great Battle of Britain....   [tags: Aslan, film analysis]
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Lion, Witch And Wardrobe Book Review - The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is set during World War II. There are four children who had to be sent to live with Professor Kirke because their mother wanted them to be safe. The children decide to play hide and seek in the house one day and the youngest girl Lucy found a wardrobe to hide in. When Lucy was in the wardrobe she found herself in a strange place. The wardrobe had led her to a land full of snow. When Lucy started walking around she met a fawn named Tumnus. He took her to his house....   [tags: Book Review] 1242 words
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C. S. Lewis’ Symbolism, Development and Morality in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - In The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis employs symbolism, development and morality. He uses symbolism as a driving force throughout the novel. Without the use of characters similar to Christian figures, Lewis’ series would lack a sense of meaning. His use of these figures evokes a sense of wonder in the reader and encourages them to continue reading. Lewis uses development throughout The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe as a means to create vivid and more impressionable world. He uses morality as a means for rallying the reader behind a character, inspiring them to continue to support them though the story....   [tags: literary analysis]
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Symbolism Between C.S. Lewis´ The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and The New Testament in the Bible - The symbolism between C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, the fourth book in The Chronicles of Narnia, and the New Testament in the Bible, particularly the account of Jesus’ death is not merely coincidental because The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is, in fact, an allegory. An allegory is a story with morals in which characters, plots and settings are used as symbols. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis is rich with Christian symbolism even though the allegorical nature of it is the subject of much controversy....   [tags: The Chronicles of Narnia, allegory, controversy]
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Eggplant: The Universally Flattering Color for Every Woman - ... Lighter pastels and shocking neons run the risk of making the skin looked sallow. Amethyst is a great choice for women with blonde hair. An eggplant cowl neck top or turtle neck sweater draws attention to the face of women with blue eyes and brown hair. A Powerful Color Another reason we love eggplant is because of the feeling of confidence it instills. When wrapped in a rich purple coat or wearing a flirty plum wrap dress, we feel empowered to conquer the world. A rare color in nature, every culture has assigned special meaning to purple....   [tags: cosmetics, season, wardrobe, color] 718 words
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Theater Analysis of the Play "Seagull" - In the beginning of October I went to see a play “Seagull” at the LYNN Redgrave Theater that was staged as a part of a culture product. The original play was written by one of my favorite Russian authors Anton Chekhov, and that is why I chose to go and see it. I read the play before, and it was interesting for me to see an English/Irish adaptation of it. When I first entered the theater, I noticed that the scenery and the set of the play itself were small and modest. The set itself was a mixture of proscenium stage and black box stage....   [tags: names, scenes, wardrobe, directing] 958 words
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C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe: Compared to The Bible - ... This is where Aslan lives and where the four children, two Daughters of Eve and two Sons of Adam, will live when they become Kings and Queens of Narnia. The characters in the novel that follow Aslan all believe in him. They believe that he helps when Narnia needs help and comes back when help is needed. He looks at everybody in an even way. The other lion runs a around proving that he thinks of others as equal. “’Did you hear what he said. Us Lions. That means him and me. That’s what I like about Aslan....   [tags: Christian faith, resurrection, sacrifice]
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Themes, Symbols and Characters Depicted in the Film, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - The feature film, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, directed by Andrew Adamson is a fantasy film which relates the adventures of the four Pevensie children in a mystical land. The film explores the Christian theme of sacrifice and the ideals of family love, loyalty and the triumph of good over evil. Aslan, Peter and Edmund Pevensie function to develop these themes. Through the filmic language used to construct the characters Adamson reveals the importance of being brave, unselfish and loving....   [tags: movies, film review, movie review] 1222 words
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Janie's Wardrobe in Their Eyes Were Watching God - In Their Eyes Were Watching God Janie goes through several marriages in her journey to seek love. As Janie's husbands change so does her wardrobe. Janie's different marriages are symbolized by her very different wardrobes. Janie's first marriage was to Logan Killicks when she was just a young girl at the age of seventeen. Janie?s wardrobe mainly consisted of aprons and work clothes. Logan was very demanding and controlling over Janie, he made her work in the field and cook all day. Most of her time was spent cooking and she almost always wore her apron....   [tags: essays research papers] 489 words
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A Comparison of the Carbon Footprint of Retail Stores Patagonia, H&M, and The Wardrobe - Are you worried about global climate change. Have you ever wondered how you contribute to this problem. What about the impact of the clothes you buy. We have put together estimated information from three different types of stores to help you realize options you have as consumers to be more green. Patagonia is an example of an environmentally conscious and globally active store. The same is true for H&M but it aims to provide affordable, fashionable clothing at the same time. The Wardrobe in Davis, California is an example of a local store, community built and owned....   [tags: Global Warming Climate Change Carbon Emissions] 1818 words
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Comparison Of The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rats vs The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe - Though there are many generations of writing; whether it is classic or contemporary, all authors bring several similarities to the different works that they create. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rats, written by Terry Pratchett, can be compared to The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe; which is written by C.W.Lewis, due to the similarities that both authors use in their writing styles. Not only can the differences be seen through the authors writing style, but differences can be seen through the different literary elements that the authors choose to use throughout their works....   [tags: Comparative Literature] 1744 words
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Searching For A New Home in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - There had been great deal of strife in the land of Narnia and King Aslan and his loyal knights sought a place where they could relocate to escape all of the troubles that were facing them. Each had heard of a new land where they might live happily. Sir Tumnus the Impulsive thought that they should look for the Land of Matrix where people saw things as they really were. Sir Beaver the Loquacious interrupted (for the twentieth time) and suggested a land of Witchcraft and Wizardry where everybody chatted happily....   [tags: The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis] 1016 words
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A Walk Through Narnia - Like most movies based on novels, there are some major differences between the written and the theatrical versions of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. There are also many similarities, or else it wouldn't be The Chronicles of Narnia. The similarities and differences can be due to artistic differences for instance how one person interprets something may not be how another interprets it, budget reasonings, or it may just simply have to do with a time line of the filming....   [tags: Film Review]
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Ownership of Property & Proprietary Estoppel - There is uncertainty surrounding the law in regards to the ownership of property and proprietary estoppel. This paper will deal with these issues by analysing two cases that involve these questions. It will first address Jack’s case and whether the two objects in question are chattels or fixtures; then, it will examine a Laurence’s case and whether he can rely on proprietary estoppel or not. By dealing with the two cases, this paper will clarify questions of what constitutes a chattel or fixture, and in what situations proprietary estoppel may apply....   [tags: Case Studies, Comparisons]
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We Are Not our Clothes - The Case for School Uniforms - In the middle of the school year, two new students walk through the doors of their new high school. The first student walks into the school with a worn out book bag, tarnished shoes, and noticeably older clothing, and is automatically judged by his peers on his wardrobe. The next student walks into the school wearing all of the latest name brands, expensive jewelry, and immediately she is judged as well. The student with the visibly “higher maintenance” wardrobe is instantly approached by another student who is dressed in the same type of apparel....   [tags: Education ]
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Is The Chronicles of Narnia a Religious Book - “Is This a Religious Book?” When reading The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, one may completely overlook the moral of the story. C.S. Lewis’ goal when writing this Christian novel was to appeal to children by “stripping them of their stained glass and Sunday school associations” (Ford). Although Lewis “did not have children of his own” (Walsh), he knew how to make Christianity enchanting. He hoped that “with the passage of time they would realize that Christianity stood there” (Nelson)....   [tags: literary, religious and phylosophical analysis]
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All You Need to Know About Black Suede Boots Clean - ... Here are some variations on suede boots. Western, classy and Minnetonka These three are the some of the most popular kinds of slouch boots out there. The western look is great for those of you who enjoy wearing jeans. Moreover, as the name suggest, it is great for people that enjoy the cowboy feel to their look. The classy look works for women that want that playful yet refined touch with their outfit. The Minnetonka on the other hand, is just plain cute and refreshing for those who like to experiment....   [tags: cleaning, shoe maintenance] 1209 words
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The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis - C.S Lewis is the author of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Warrdrobe. Lewis was born on November 29, 1898, in Belfast, Ireland. He was born Clive Staples Lewis to Flora August Hamilton Lewis and Albert J. Lewis. Lewis’s mother passed away when he was on ten years old. After his mother died he went on to get his pre-college education at boarding schools and he also received help from a tutor. Lewis served in World War I with the English Army, but unfortunately was sent home when he was wounded....   [tags: Aslan, Edmund, and Lucy ]
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The Seven Books in The Chronicles of Narnia - ... Be walking trees. Be talking beasts. Be divine waters’…’Creatures, I give you yourselves,’ said the strong happy voice of Aslan. ‘I give you the woods, the fruits, the rivers, I give you the stars and I give you myself’” (Lewis, 137-138). Aslan breathed life back into the animals and people turned to stone by the White Witch, just as the constant presence of the Holy Spirit helps the Church find its way in following Jesus through its many challenges, giving hope and faith to all followers. Another example is the similarities between Jesus’ crucifixion and Aslan’s death at the stone table....   [tags: Christian symbolism] 1192 words
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The Clique by Lisi Harrison - ... She decided not to say anything anymore. What was the point?”(44) But one good thing is that Claire doesn't really show effect in what Maisie and her posse is doing to her but this cause the bullying to get worse and worse. The main idea in this novel is the problems between mainly Massie and Claire. Massie does not like Claire at all for no reason. Massie just met Claire and immediately hates her. Claire does not clearly understand why either but she kind of just goes with it and doesn't do anything about it....   [tags: literary analysis] 1046 words
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The Point of Buying Expensive Brand-Name Clothing - Every year, Americans spend a large amount of money on clothing. Thousands of people fret over what they are going to wear, and many ads air on television with models fashioning the latest design. Even though some people believe that wearing brand-name clothing increases self-confidence, expensive clothing is not worth buying because brand-name clothing can be extremely costly and the process of putting together a costly wardrobe is very time-consuming. Purchasing brand-name clothing can be extremely costly....   [tags: self-esteem, better investments] 533 words
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Analysis Essay On C.S. Lewis's Narnia - C.S. Lewis uses a secondary world, Narnia, to convey complex, thought-provoking messages to readers of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. This paper examines the way a selection of Narnia's key characteristics prompt debates over logic and faith, comment on the nature of spiritual and metaphysical journeys, allow readers to broaden their conception of their own capabilities, encourage new reflection on the story of Christ and help to clarify conceptions of good and evil. Narnia's first characteristic of note is the portal through which it is reached – the wardrobe....   [tags: Narnia Lewis Analysis] 1589 words
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The Abolition of Man: C.S. Lewis’ Response to Postmodernism - “There is a difference between a real moral advance and a mere innovation”, remarks C.S. Lewis in his collection of essays called The Abolition of Man (Lewis 46). As an atheist academic turned Christian apologist, Lewis weaves a passionate refutation of society’s purported improvements into every aspect of his writing, even his children’s novels. During the time when Lewis was busy transferring his theological thoughts and vivid imagination onto paper, the world was reeling from the dire devastation caused by the Second World War....   [tags: The Abolition of Man Essays]
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C. S. Lewis: Narnia and Christianity - Have you ever wanted to free yourself from the terrors and troublesome times of modern society and escape to a magical place. Clive Staples Lewis, or C.S. Lewis as he is better known, created such a place, in his extremely popular children’s series The Chronicles of Narnia. In these books, Lewis has an underlying message about Christianity. He represents four key aspects of Christianity in this series: Christ and God, evil in the world, and faith. In The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis introduces us to a great and powerful lion named Aslan....   [tags: The Chronicles of Narnia, literary analysis]
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Life Lessons from C. S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters - When I was little, one of my favorite books of all time was The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis. I loved having one or two of the chapters read aloud to me before I went to bed. So when I peeked at the list of seven books, I knew automatically that I would want to read The Screwtape Letters, one of the same author’s earlier writings. Similarly to The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the story is set around the beginning of World War II. Screwtape is writing the letters while living in hell, while I imagined Wormwood somewhere within his “patient’s” conscience....   [tags: The Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis, religion] 432 words
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The Art of Drag - For centuries, drag queens and kings have been a source of entertainment for many people around the world. Much like theater, drag shows are purely for entertainment and require an abundant amount of time and energy. Although many of the performers are homosexual, there are many misconceptions in regards to their lifestyle, sexuality, and morals. The art of drag is very versatile and represents much more than just dressing up. For hundreds of years, men have been on stage dressing as women. This can be dated back as far back as the thirteenth century, when the church disapproved of women actors but allowed males to disguise as the opposite sex....   [tags: drag queens, sexuality, transvestism, LGBT] 1029 words
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C. S. Lewis Works - C. S. Lewis was a celebrated academic in the field of medieval literature, first at Oxford University, then at Cambridge, where he held the first chair in medieval and Renaissance literature. He also was a noted convert to Christianity who in the 1940’s established himself as a popular Christian apologist with a series of wartime radio talks, later collected under the title Mere Christianity (1952). Between 1938 and 1945 he wrote a trilogy of science-fiction books (the Space Trilogy, consisting of Out of the Silent Planet, 1938; Perelandra, 1943; and That Hideous Strength: A Modern Fairy Tale for Grownups, 1945) with underlying Christian themes....   [tags: informative essay] 973 words
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Bob Gonzalez's Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe, John Everett Millais' Trust Me and William Powell Frith's For Better of For Worse - Bob Gonzalez's Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe, John Everett Millais' Trust Me and William Powell Frith's For Better of For Worse Art may be considered the reflection of one's emotions or an outlet of one’s creative thought. A person can display art, not only through music or dance, but also through the creativity of a play or drama. Bob Gonzalez's Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe is a great example of creatively organizing the inner thoughts of Monroe through the theatre. He went past Monroe's glamorous facade and showed the "behind the scenes" lifestyle....   [tags: Compare Contrast] 1179 words
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How John Smith's Advertising Campaign Achieved its Success - How John Smith's Advertising Campaign Achieved its Success The advertising campaign for John Smith’s beer achieved its success using a variety of techniques. The main reason for the achievement was the approach that the producers took. The purpose of the adverts was evidently to encourage the public to buy John Smith’s beer. Analysing the audience allowed them to aim their adverts to people who would be most likely to purchase the product. Once the purpose and audience were summarised, the content and ideas for the adverts were produced....   [tags: Papers] 1458 words
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