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CS Lewis' symbolism in writing

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  1. 1. Symbolism in Writing<br />By Amy Fetter<br />C.S. Lewis<br />5/8/2010<br />Prof Owens ENG 1102 XTIS<br />
  2. 2. Mythological<br />Entered into through a wardrobe<br />Inhabited by dwarfs, giants, and cintaurs<br />Good vs. Evil<br />Aslan represents good<br />The White Witch represents evil<br />In an eternal winter due to the White Witches curse on Narnia like Satan’s hold on our world<br />Narnia <br />
  3. 3. The Children<br />Lucy<br />A believer<br />The one who discovered Narnia <br />Represents “child-like faith”<br />Susan<br />The Queen of Narnia<br />Represents Mary of the Bible<br />Peter<br />A strong leader<br />Becomes the King of Narnia<br />Represents the Apostle Peter<br />Edmund<br />Betrays the others<br />Represents all Mankind<br />
  4. 4. A lion who brings warmth with him<br />Represents Jesus Christ<br />The creator of Narnia<br />Sacrifices himself to save everyone else, just as Jesus did<br />States that he is even on the other side of the wardrobe, just known by a different name<br />Aslan<br />
  5. 5. Aslan<br />His name means Lion in Turkish.He is a lion but is sometimes referred to as a lamb. <br />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. <br />
  6. 6. Queen Jadis<br />The White Witch<br />Rules Narnia with evil for 100 years<br />Represents Satan<br />Beautiful but Evil<br />Curses Narnia with ice for all of her rule<br />
  7. 7. Lucy’s Healing Potion = Christ’s Blood<br />Aslan’s Breath = The Resurrection Power of the Holy Spirit<br />The Stone Table = The cross<br />Susan’s Horn = Prayer<br />Helmet = Salvation<br />Shield = Faith<br />Other Significant Symbols<br />
  8. 8. 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 .<br />The Final Battle and Judgement Day<br />