Chronicles Of Narnia Essays

  • The Chronicles of Narnia

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    Narnia....a land of fantasy and adventure where magic and a Great Lion prevail. A land where so many people wish to be, a land from start to finish in The Chronicles of Narnia. Seven books written by Clive Staples Lewis have proven to be the most enchanting and mesmerizing books of all time. Pure beauty and amazing imagery allows the reader to become an explorer of Narnia and take part in the fascinating adventures bound to happen. Readers become one with the pages, not wanting to put the book down

  • Chronicles Of Narnia Analysis

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    Many people believe that Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe’s storyline and plot are based off of a Christian-based allegory; however, it is not. With the early childhood and teenage years of C.S. Lewis, the author of Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the story could be a reflection of his life. Lewis also had a fascination with mythology, which plays a key role in the making of the characters. Many think that Lewis’s Christian conversion is what

  • Christianity and The Chronicles of Narnia

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    Christianity and The Chronicles of Narnia C. S. Lewis, a well-known author and apologist, is best known by people of all ages for his seven volume series entitled The Chronicles of Narnia. As Lewis wrote about the land of Narnia, an imaginary world visited by children of this world, he had two obvious purposes: to entertain the readers and to suggest analogies of the Christian faith. Although some feel that his stories are violent, Lewis is successful at using fiction to open

  • Allegory In The Chronicles Of Narnia

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    series: The Chronicles of Narnia. In The Chronicles of Narnia, Lewis utilizes the understandings of Augustine as well as his own understandings of myths to help better explain concepts of Christianity for younger generations. Despite C.S. Lewis’s claims, The Chronicles of Narnia qualifies as an allegory due to the way the characters and events in the book series are portrayed similar to those in biblical text. The presence of the Christian allegory becomes more and more apparent as The Chronicles of Narnia

  • Children in the Chronicles of Narnia

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    The Seven Chronicles of Narnia written by C.S. Lewis have, in their short life, become a classic on library and literature shelves for both young and old alike. The first of the seven books was recently made into a popular TV movie a couple of years ago entitled, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. The chronicles are, at heart, adventure stories. They record the marvelous and often scary episodes of a small group of youngsters who enter the mystical world of Narnia when they walk through a

  • The Chronicles of Narnia

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    CS Lewis was a Christian author who used his imagination to both entertain and inspire. The film 'The Chronicles of Narnia', produced by Mark Johnson and Philip Stuer, is a cinematic adaptation of the book, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The book is the first in a series of seven books Lewis wrote titled The Chronicles of Narnia. The movie has a very strong alignment with the Bible, some of the ways this is conveyed are: through the use of plot, set design, symbolism, characters and the way

  • The Chronicles Of Narnia: Book Report

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    The Chronicles of Narnia: Book Report Digory and Polly were good friends. They both lived in England for all of their lives. One day they were playing when Polly wanted to show Digory her secret place. It was up in her attic. She hid many things there. She hid fruits and snacks to eat and a lot of other stuff to. Digory noticed a door across the attic. Back then the houses were connected together and they thought that if they would cross the rafters and open the door they could sneak

  • Religion In The Chronicles Of Narnia

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    the fantasies of being there can be quite hard to relate to. One that relates to me is Chronicles of Narnia, not only because of the fantasy part how C.S Lewis made Christianity more welcoming to non-believers C.S Lewis the writer of the series of Chronical of Narnia takes a surprising approach to this belief that seeing is believing. With the adaptations made from the novel to the big screen of Chronicles of Narnia the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Paul Stones (1988) and Andrews Adamson’s (2005)

  • The Chronicles of Narnia and The Bible

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    messages throughout time. In many cases authors use fiction to make political commentary, use stories to bring out the major flaws that society has, as well as a way to spread different types of beliefs or ideals. C.S. Lewis’s used his work, “The Chronicles of Narnia”, to reiterate the messages of the Bible to those who might have gotten lost during their lifetime. Though his whole series was full of connections the book that have the most prevalent connections are The Magician’s Nephew and The Lion, the

  • 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

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: the Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis

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    downfall. C.S. Lewis’ Narnia series is no exception, and although it is home for countless different villains, one seems to rise above the rest, and her name is mentioned in whispers throughout the entire series after her appearance in the first book. The White Queen is first spoken of in the first book of the series, The Magician’s Nephew when lost adventurers Polly and Diggory find her in her home world of Charn, where she is known as Jadis. She ultimately follows them into Narnia, where she begins

  • The Chronicles Of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

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    creatures, The Dawn of Time, untold prophecies, mighty rulers, an evil queen, MAGIC, do you believe this could all exist? The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis Is one of seven parts of the epic adventures of four children who enter a totally different world, by accident. Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, one day find themselves in a place called Narnia ruled by and evil witch. They embark on a journey to right the wrongs of the witch. In their quest they come along some

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

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    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe is a fascinating, adventurous journey about 4 siblings traveling through a magical wardrobe to a land called Narnia. As they explore the land, they learn of its destiny and free it from the evil white witch, with the help of a majestic lion. According to Time Magazine, “There’s no fire, no passion and not much fun.” I have to disagree with this statement because I thought that movie was fun-filled and intriguing. As the movie was

  • Religious Symbols and Allusions in the Chronicles of Narnia

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    The Chronicles of Narnia are enticing books, which offer a wonderful fictional plot line, but also a deeper philosophical importance if one analyzes the series. Many religious allusions can be found between characters in Narnia and biblical people. Deeper understanding can be found throughout the stories even in many overlooked aspects of everyday life. “The Chronicles of Narnia” is a piece of literature filled with religious symbols and allusions, such as the actions of Aslan and the personality

  • Aslan: The Savior Archetypal Character in Chronicles of Narnia

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    Aslan: The Savior Archetypal Character Chronicles of Narnia directed by Andrew Adamson is a wonderful story about a group of kids from the Second World War in England. They had to escape London where they go to a house with a closet that brought them to a magical world.They are tasked with defeating the “Queen of Narnia” and bring back balance back to Narnia. One particular person, Aslan, follows the Savior Archetypal path similar to Jesus’ life . These archetypes can be seen through situations

  • Role of Symbols and Symbolism in C. S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia

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    Role of Symbolism in C. S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia It has always been amazing to realize how well the literature I read as a child has stayed with me through the years. It takes an exceptional writer to compose a narrative that maintains a storyline on the same level of a child's understanding; it takes everything short of a miracle to keep a child's interest. However, that undertaking has been accomplished by many skilled authors, and continues to be an area of growth in the literary

  • What Is Sexism In C. S. Lewis The Chronicles Of Narnia

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    S. Lewis’ sixth book, our heroine Jill Pole sets out on her first adventure into Narnia. She sees giants, evil witches, a green serpent and many more creatures. Accompanied by Puddleglum and Eustace Scrubb, the trio set out on a journey to find the Prince Rilian. Although the three friends go on their adventure together, Puddleglum, Scrubb, and other male characters do most of the grunt work. The Chronicles of Narnia have been criticized for being sexist over recent years. The slander that this book

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: The Movie

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    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

  • Analysis of the Film Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion Witch and Wardrobe Directed by Andrew Adamson

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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

  • Themes, Symbols and Characters Depicted in the Film, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

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    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