Symbolism in Writing By Amy Fetter C.S. Lewis 5/8/2010 Prof Owens ENG 1102 XTIS
Mythological Entered into through a wardrobe Inhabited by dwarfs, giants, and cintaurs Good vs. Evil Aslan represents good The White Witch represents evil In an eternal winter due to the White Witches curse on Narnia like Satan’s hold on our world Narnia
The Children Lucy A believer The one who discovered Narnia Represents “child-like faith” Susan The Queen of Narnia Represents Mary of the Bible Peter A strong leader Becomes the King of Narnia Represents the Apostle Peter Edmund Betrays the others Represents all Mankind
A lion who brings warmth with him Represents Jesus Christ The creator of Narnia Sacrifices himself to save everyone else, just as Jesus did States that he is even on the other side of the wardrobe, just known by a different name Aslan
Aslan His name means Lion in Turkish.He is a lion but is sometimes referred to as a lamb. In the story as it draws closer to Aslan'sreturn to Narnia, ice begins to thaw and spring begins because the witch's power is weakening, this might suggest that as Christ comes there is a deminishingof the strength of evil and an increasing intensity of Christ’s Spirit, presence and power.
Queen Jadis The White Witch Rules Narnia with evil for 100 years Represents Satan Beautiful but Evil Curses Narnia with ice for all of her rule
Lucy’s Healing Potion = Christ’s Blood Aslan’s Breath = The Resurrection Power of the Holy Spirit The Stone Table = The cross Susan’s Horn = Prayer Helmet = Salvation Shield = Faith Other Significant Symbols
In the end after the great battle, Aslan's authority, and those worthy, are set in places of authority to judge in his kingdom, which follows that when Christ's kingdom is fully restored that humans are even to judge the world and angels . The Final Battle and Judgement Day