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    Being a guinea pig in a situation can always lead to misfortunes happening, as this is exactly what happened to Polly and Digory when they went to explore Digory’s uncle’s attic. Best friends, Polly and Digory live right next to one another in London, England. It was around the year 1900 and an extremely cold, wet summer. One rainy day the two friends had nothing better to do than explore the common attic of all the houses on their street. While they are exploring the attics, they walk into a door

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    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

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    The Chronicles of Narnia and The Bible

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    “A myth is a way of making sense in a senseless world. Myths are narrative patterns that give significance to our existence.” ― Rollo May Fiction has always been used as a way to relay different types of 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

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    Nephew, the book functions as a sort of prologue to the other books, giving context for some of the most famous characters and also how Narnia itself was created. At the start of the book, two young children, Polly and Digory become friends through being neighbors with each other. Digory has just recently moved into the house he... ... middle of paper ... ...and powerful sorceress, but it is her non-magical ‘powers’ that help her the most in her ascension to power. Over and over again in both books

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    It really was all there

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    According to Digory Kirk in the book The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis the new world he discovers is made sensible by Plato’s theory of The Forms and The Good. Lewis’ Aslan may symbolize The Good and throughout the last bit of the book it gives a good example of how Aslan (The Good) makes the center hold. The book makes great examples of the theory of innate ideas. Although C. S. Lewis elaborates well on Plato’s theory of The Forms and The Good, he definitely does stray from the railway and completely

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    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

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    in it. Digory Kirk is one of the main characters in The Magicians Nephew. He is a young boy who lives in London. Through the story Digory is an ambitious and brave young boy. He shows these traits when Aslan asks him to retrieve a golden apple to repeal the witch from entering Narnia. While he is on this quest, by himself, he is tempted to give the magical golden apple to his mother to save her from the disease she is dying from. Polly Plummer is the girl who lives next door to Digory and quickly

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    and it is part of the Chronicles of Narnia series. This book is about two children who go on an unexpected adventure. At the beginning of this book, a young boy, Digory, learns that he has a new neighbor next door. The new next door neighbor is a family with a daughter named Polly. One day, they are both playing in their own backyards. Digory wants to meet the new neighbor so he says hello. She says hello. They start talking but their talk soon becomes an argument. Polly finally apologized when he told

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    Research

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    C.S. Lewis was one of the greatest know fictional writers; he created a wonderful series of books called The Chronicles of Narnia. His real name was Clive Staples Lewis but also his friends called him “Jack”. He was born on November 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland. C.S. Lewis was married to Joy Davidman, his father was Albert James Lewis and his mother was Florence Augusta Lewis. He is best known for his fictional work and for his non-fictional Christian apologetics. When Lewis was a little boy him

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    The Chronicles of Narnia

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    first written by C.S. Lewis with children in mind. Easy dialogue and a sense of reality in the fantasy setting allows all ages to enjoy and fall in love with these books. The adventure begins with The Magician’s Nephew. The reader is introduced to Digory Kirke and Polly Plumer. Digory’s Uncle Andrew, a mad magician, doesn’t fully understand the magic that he is dealing with. Andrew was given four rings when he was a child and when he received them, was ordered to throw them away and never think of them

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