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    Series, the use of children as the main characters establishes a physical connection with young reader. When the main characters grow older, they are told they are not to come back. In Prince Caspian, after the children have helped to defeat Miraz, Aslan warns Peter that he and Susan are too old to enter Narnia again (236). Lewis keeps the main characters young, keeping t... ... middle of paper ... ...m. Ed. James P. Draper. Vol. 4. Detriot: Gale. 1992. 2092-2094. 6 vols. "The Chronicles

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    evoke deep thought and inspires readers to analyze the work further. Lewis uses many different forms of symbolism throughout The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. In this story there is a character named Aslan. Aslan is a lion whose purpose in the novel is to serve as an allusion for Christ. Aslan and Christ share many traits; they are both self-sacrificing and compassionate individuals (Dunham). Not only are these two figures characteristics similar, their actions are also parallel. Edmund, one of

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    with the help of the God-like lion Aslan. Aslan is a magnificent lion who is the symbol of the goodness of Narnia. When the children first hear his name, they immediately feel powerful sensations that they cannot understand. Peter, Susan, and Lucy feel great happiness. Edmund (having already betrayed his siblings to the White Witch) is mysteriously horrified. Aslan is clearly the ‘God' of Narnia, keeping with Lewis's devout Christianity. Also, in the book, Aslan dies for Edmunds sins, but is resurrected

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    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. Lewis wrote several books in this Narnia series, but The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe became the most famous and recognized of his novels. C.S. Lewis became one of

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    are caught in a battle between the White Witch and Aslan. They are forced to choose where their allegiances lie. While Lucy quickly leads Peter and Susan in following Aslan, Edmund quietly slips away to join the White Witch. Lucy represents the believer who chooses to follow Jesus while Edmund is an example of the unbeliever who sides with Satan. Through this essay I want to show you Lucy and Edmund’s similarities and differences as well as Aslan and the White Witch’s so that you will see the spiritual

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    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

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    There were several significant characters in this story: Aslan- a lion, Edmund - a little boy, The Emperor-Beyond- The- Sea, Father Christmas, and The White Witch. The story begins when a group of siblings: Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy discover Narnia from entering into the wardrobe. It is Lucy's childlike faith that begins the adventure. In this magical land they will befriend many mythological characters. They will meet the White Witch and Aslan, the lion who will change their lives for eternity.

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    The Relationship between Stories and Their Sources Most authors use some type of source when writing a story. The source could be religious, scientific, or something else that is inspiring to them. Even great writers such as Shakespeare had a source in which their stories came from. The source can be used for many different purposes. A certain author may use a source to show different parallels between two stories or to show similarities between events or characters. They may use the source to prove

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    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

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    believing in something even if it isn't real. Of course, you can't walk through a wardrobe, and come into a world called Narnia. But watching the film makes you want to believe that could be a possibility. The mythological creatures, father Christmas, Aslan, even the evil witch, all create this mise-en-scene effect of a magical world. In Stones version, he does use the mythological creatures but he also created some of them with animations. In Adamson's version of the creatures, he has large giants, and

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