The importance of a character may not be seen significant at first, but could become very critical when trying to analyze parts of a story. The book, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis, introduces an important character at the beginning of the novel. Characters that are seen as being minor can also play an important part by just being present, because they could alter the outcome of the plot. This character is not seen as being important at first, but we find out he is the reason
A Deeper Meaning A young girl named Lucy discovers a snowy wonderland inside of a wardrobe. What is this mysterious place? Who is the ruler of this world? The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is a story with unique symbolism, extraordinary detail, and a necessary connection to Christianity. Each character has a much deeper meaning than it may appear. Every circumstance and character in this story connects to one very important event….. Lucy enters a very large and enchanted world called Narnia.
Lewis shows us that evil can appear good to some, such as Edmund 's first impression of the White Witch. What Lewis also shows us is that even when you make bad decisions what can make others consider you as “evil” you can always be redeemed, like when Aslan forgives Edmund for his mistakes and betrayal, and taking Edmund 's place by letting the White Witch kill him on the Stone Table. Lewis also uses his narrative voice to lead children to a moral lesson with his hidden biblical
Director Andrew Adamson’s intriguing film “Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion Witch and Wardrobe”, is based on C.S. Lewis’s novel. The film tells the story of four children who are evacuated to the countryside during the Second World War bombing of London and find a magical wardrobe that leads to another world which has been cursed to eternal winter by the evil White Witch Jadis. Forgiveness is a suggested theme throughout the film. There are many examples in the film that show the siblings have to go
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
children helped the great lion Aslan fight against the evil White Witch. Thesis: The book “ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” by C.S Lewis is about four children's adventure in the land called Narnia. Claim: The story is mainly about four children that were sent to a house of an old professor because of the war and spent a wonderful time in Narnia. Support: Once they played hide-and-seek in the house and Lucy entered a wardrobe, and she found that the wardrobe is the entrance of another
the symbolic events and characters in Narnia serve to resist postmodernists bent on the complete denial of truth. In The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Lewis uses the character of Edmund to contest postmodernist beliefs by emphasizing the existence of natural law, the gravity of violating this law, and the necessity of redemption. In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first Narnia book published, Lewis leaves children spellbound at the thought of a frosty magical world occupied by talking
illustrations in the story book of “Charlotte’s Web” were not colorful they were black and white. But they showed feelings and presented us with the main point of what was going on in the story with the characters. In the second book “The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe” there were not pictures in the book. But the narrator did such a great job that we can imagine what was happening in the story with the characters. We could imagine how the characters looked and in what situation the characters were.
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
to follow in the footsteps of Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy, in The Lion, The Witch, And the Wardrobe, siblings who run from the inevitable horrors of the London Blitz”, to the outskirts of the area where they stumble upon a house of an old Professor. An empty room with nothing but an old, dusty wardrobe sparks the curiosity of young Lucy. After the other three children leave, Lucy decides to scope out the inside of the wardrobe. “As Lucy steps inside she finds herself in the middle of a wood[s]