The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis

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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. Lewis was a graduate of Oxford University with a focus on classic philosophy and literature. As a child, he was disappointed with the Christian faith, but when he became older he found himself embracing Christianity. During World War II, he gave popular radio broadcasts on Christianity and they won many converts. Lewis’ speeches were collected in Mere Christianity. In the year of 1954, C.S. Lewis joined the staff of Cambridge University as a literature professor. He met an English teacher by the name of Joy Gresham and in 1956 they married each other and became a happily married family. The two were joyful during their marriage; unfortunately in 1960, the wife became ill with cancer died. Lewis began publishing his works in the mid- 1920s. Lewis started to publish The Chronicles of Narnia during the 1950s. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe was the first in the seven book series to be released. This was the story of four siblings who discovered a wardrobe with a magical land in the back of it (“Clives…”). In The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Lewis describes Aslan, Edmund, and Lucy. Aslan is the King of Narnia. Lewis tries to resist any recognition that Aslan is Jesus Christ. When readi... ... middle of paper ... ...rom Gale. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. Lewis, C.S. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. PDF File. Manlove, Colin. "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe." "The Chronicles of Narnia": The Patterning of a Fantastic World. Twayne Publishers, 1993. 30-42. Rpt. in Novels for Students. Ed. Ira Mark Milne. Vol. 24. Detroit: Gale, 2007. Literature Resources from Gale. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. Miller, Jennifer L. "No sex in Narnia? How Hans Christian Andersen's 'Snow Queen' problematizes C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia." Mythlore 28.1-2 (2009): 113+. Literature Resources from Gale. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. Sadler, Glenn Edward. "Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963." Writers for Children: Critical Studies of Major Authors Since the Seventeenth Century. Ed. Jane M. Bingham. New Web. 15 Jan. 2014. York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988. 357-364. Literature Resources from Gale.
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