The four children, Susan, Edmund, Peter and Lucy end up at the back of a wardrobe in a magical world called Narnia when they are looking for their sister Lucy while playing hide and seek. The author of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe strongly showed Christian elements within the characters, the battle between good and evil and the courage that was shown by the characters also. Good vs evil is a big theme in the British novel. The first sign the reader sees of good vs. evil is in the very beginning of the book. The beginning of the book starts off with the children and their mother running to safety in their bomb shelter.
After realizing she “isn’t in Kansas anymore”, she and her little dog Toto meet Glinda. Glinda is a kind, sweet, caring, and compassionate Witch...unlike the Wicked Witch of the West who tries her best to make Dorothy’s journey very difficult. Glinda the Good Witch of the North is there to help Dorothy on her journey back home.
At the beginning of the novel “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” the author, C. S. Lewis says that the novel is written for his goddaughter, Lucy. Lewis, in turn, names the main character and youngest child in the book Lucy. As Martha described in her book Lucy is innocent, pure and kind. When reading “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” Lucy was the character in the novel that I felt most connected to. The Chronicles or Narnia books were written for children as an allegorical devise to interest children in Christianity.
Boo Radley taught them, in the sense, that you can’t Judge a book by its cover. At the beginning of the novel, Jem and Scout pictured Boo to be this “...malevolent Phantom (Lee 10).” that went out at night and looked through people’s windows. But after leaving them gifts in the tree and putting a blanket on Scout while she was standing out in the cold, Jem’s and Scout’s Perception of him began to evolve from a monster to a person.
In Frank Beddor´s Looking Glass Wars, it is pretty much a twist of Alice in Wonderland, but not as crazy or goofy. Beddor changes it around so Alyss is princess in the magical land when her evil aunt, Redd attacks, forcing her to leave Heart Palace and all of her childhood behind. Her and the Wonderlanders have to persevere through the hardships of Redd and her army, The Cut. The Wonderlanders and Alyss stand up to Redd believing Black Imagination will be overrun by White Imagination. One of the several themes in the book is perseverance, and it is shown throughout the book through Dodge, Hatter, and Alyss.
Have you ever moved to a play that had a dark history behind it? Well, the book Ghosts has that and much more behind it. Catrina and her family move to the coast North California because her little sister is very sick with cystic fibrosis. To make it all worse Cat hates the fact that she has to leave her friends for the a new town called Bahia de la Luna (Bay of the Moon). When the girls explore their new home a neighbor lets them in on a little big secret.
The Thing in the Forest by A.S. Byatt is a fairytale like story that takes place during World War II. It captivates its reader with a mysterious lack of detail, keeping the fairytale aspect up to the imagination. Through symbolism, metaphors, and juxtaposing character development, Byatt shows how war and trauma kills childhood innocence. This story is about two young girls, Penny and Primrose, who are sent away from home during World War II for safety.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis is a story of four different journeys the Christian life can take represented by each of the four children. Lucy, the youngest of the four, is described as “imaginative” and by the end of the story is given the name “Queen Lucy the Valiant” for her courage and determination shown when convincing her siblings that Narnia was indeed real. Susan, the eldest girl, is described as “sensible” for tasks such as her simple reminders to put fur coats before going into Narnia. She was later given the name “Susan the Gentle.” Peter, the eldest of the four children, was the leader of his siblings and assisted in the battle efforts.
After three years, the Arendelle kingdom decides to prepare coronation for Elsa. Duke of Weselton is one of the guests who want to steal Arendelle’s luxuries. Princess Anna when to town and meets Prince Hans of the Southern Isles and quickly
The area the Watsons live in (Flint Michigan) is really cold (according to the beginning of the book). Since it 's so cold out, the school kids have to bundle up in layer after layer of clothing and jackets. What they did on that “super-duper-cold Saturday” they bundled up together and dad tried to keep us warm by generating the heat on us. Joey babysits a very young girl and before they leave for Birmingham, the Watsons neighbor comes over and gives Joey a going-away gift. Joey recieves a white angel doll and puts it in her sock drawer because it 's white and it don 't look like her like their neighbor told Joey it did.
Lewis is most famous for his book The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. This is the first out of all the Narnia books. Lewis was most inspired to write his fantasy fiction books by the refugee children who came to stay in his house during the bombings by Nazi Germany (“The Lion” 151). In this specific work, Lewis makes several different references to the bible, directly and indirectly, to make the story have more of a Christian meaning (“The Lion” 163). Characters Lucy, Aslan, and Edmund who lived during World War II in England were set to defeat the White Witch in Narnia.
Chapter 8: Hanseldee and Greteldum Harry Potter reflects the fairytale Cinderella. Both main characters have awful relationships with their step parents and are desperate to get out of their house. In Cinderella a fairy godmother comes to save her. In Harry Potter, Hagrid shows up as a fairy godmother of sorts and rescues him from his step parents.
The other is a new group of mental health professionals that belong to the Society of Christian Psychology or SCP. These members “ attempt to found their work on the ancient truths and wisdom embedded in and derived from the Bible, as well as other classic Christian texts, written throughout centuries” (McMinn et al., 2010 p. 393-4). It is important for clients to be aware of the methods used by their Christian therapist so they can decide if it is the
Determination will always guide you through times of desperation. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer is a fantasy novel that takes place in the fairy tale world, The Land of Stories. Alex and Conner Bailey were twins who were given an embellished fairy-tale book by their grandmother after their father`s death. Soon after, the twins accidently activated a portal into the fairy tale world. The only way home was to collect eight items of the fairy tale world to complete The Wishing Spell, and already used once, the spell can only be used one more time.