Analysis Of The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

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What is a book that can be related with both a real life event and a religion? The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, written by C.S. Lewis, talks about how 4 children discovered a whole new world of Narnia and how they solved the conflict there. In this story, it contains events similar to World War Two and the allegorical imagery of the Bible. The context of World War Two affected the representation of the biblical imagery in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by allowing a conflict to be included, allowing the readers to understand some literal events that really happened during World War Two, and to understand some feelings people may have about the book. In order to understand the effect World War 2 caused the Bible and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the relationship between the 3 events should be understood. There are many biblical elements that can be seen inside the book, which includes characters and events. In the Bible, it contains a character called The Parable of the Good Samaritan, which talks about how he helps a cares a lot for a Jew, which is not normally seen since Samaritans and Jews have a rivalry (Luke 10:25-37). A similar character can be seen inside the book as well. In The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, Mr. Tumnus the faun invited Lucy to his house that contains “a roaring fire-and toast-and sardines-and cake”(Lewis, 6). However, he then explained that he was given orders to “catch them and hand them over to her (The White
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