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The Witch And The Wardrobe Gender Analysis

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The writer finds another opposition of patriarchal binary thought which portrays the characteristics of Susan and Edmund Pevensie. This opposition, according to Cixous, can be analyzed as the hierarchy where the feminine side is always seen as the negative powerless instance (21). The traditional perceptions of gender are constructed in patriarchal culture that portray women as passive, helpless, emotional, and nurturing, whereas men are constructed as active, competitive, rational, and heroic. These perceptions can be seen in the character of Susan as female character that is passive and seems to use her heart more than her head, in contrast with Edmund who is powerful and always uses his head to face his problem.
The Pevensie siblings arrive in Narnia for the first time in the first book, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, which is Lucy Pevensie was the first child who realized the magical world through the wardrobe.
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It is his idea to break Jadis ' Wand, and without that idea the last battle in the first novel may not have been so successful. The one who is realize about the ruins which used to be Cair Parevel when they return in Prince Caspian is Edmund. It is Edmund who figures out about the time gap between his world and the Narnian world.
In Voyage of the Dawn Trader, Edmund is described as a boy who likes reading detective stories and figures out the death of a Narnian Lord on Goldwater Island. He apparently knows some things about Greek lore too, as he compares Caspian X to Ulysses (Voyage 282). Edmund has the idea to test the pool on Goldwater Island. In addition, Edmund points out if the Narnian world is flat, they could all be pulled over the edge of it.
Edmund seems to have logical thinking and a sharp mind. He is rarely using his emotions to solve the problems and having an acute sense of justice. He is going to the point where he becomes unsympathetic towards enemies and downright
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