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This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the analysis and context of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Biography of author CS Lewis and his other works
- Overview of the story's setting, Narnia
- Explanation of the context of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe within The Chronicles of Narnia series
- Exploration of the themes seen through the story
- Allegorical elements of the book
- Discussion of the use of symbolism in the story, including the symbolic meaning of Turkish Delight
1. CS Lewis: Biography, Books & Poems
CS Lewis's career spanned the genre's of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction; his famous Narnia series has never been out of print since its publication, and he is considered one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. This lesson will introduce you to the author's life, discuss his contributions to literature and Christian theology, and finish with a quiz to test your knowledge.
2. Narnia: Setting of The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe
'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' is the second book in the 'Chronicles of Narnia' series by C.S. Lewis. These books take place in the fantasy world of Narnia. In this lesson, learn about Narnia as the setting of this novel and test yourself with a quiz.
3. The Chronicles of Narnia Series
You may be familiar with C.S. Lewis's ''The Chronicles of Narnia'' series, but how much do you know about why the books were written? This lesson explores the context of C.S. Lewis, ''The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe'', and his series.
4. The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Themes
In The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, four children travel through a wardrobe into another world. Author C.S. Lewis weaves various themes throughout their adventures in Narnia. This lesson describes some of those themes.
5. The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Christian Allegory
In this lesson, we will look at 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe' and how it tells the story of Jesus through an allegory. The book describes the fight between good and evil, the power of sin in the world, and how good wins out through sacrifice.
6. The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Symbolism
C.S. Lewis uses symbolism in 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe' to tell more about the story than what meets the eye. Let's look at some important symbols in Narnia to help us better understand the deeper meaning that Lewis intended.
7. Turkish Delight in The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe
What is the perfect meal? Pizza? Fried chicken, maybe? What would you do if you could have that perfect meal every day? In this lesson, we'll see how Edmund did some pretty bad things for his favorite food--Turkish delight.
The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Vocabulary Flashcards
Are you working your way through the book, 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe'? This set of flashcards can help you to review some of the more challenging vocabulary that you will come across as you read about this magical adventure.
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