The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe Analysis

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In C. S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe quote “And then Lucy saw that there was a light ahead of her; not a few inches away where the back of the wardrobe ought to have been, but a long way off. Something cold was falling on her” (Lewis 7). The Pevensies, who were four young English siblings, had to move to a friend’s house in the country due to WWII. The sibling’s parents wanted them to be safe and moreover, they were taken to a mansion deep into the woods, with a professor and a maid. While playing a game of hide-and-seek, Lucy- the youngest- ended up finding a wardrobe that leads to this magical land called Narnia. She and her siblings are part of the prophecy to save Narnia from the evil White Witch and take back in control with Aslan- the good Lion and the ruler of the magical country. In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis’s use of symbolism reveals the major connection between the characters and Christianity, as seen revealed in Alsan and the White Witch. Lewis up in a Christian household, which explains why Lewis’s main genre was Christianity. Lewis weaved in things related to Christ, hidden by symbols and motifs seen in Narnia countless times. Devin Brown, in his book “Inside Narnia”, discusses how the writing holds a plain and straightforward action and makes it easier for the younger generation to more easily understand the plot. The titles of Lewis’s books normally structures the book. The protagonists are ordinarily children without
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