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Key facts

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Key facts

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe


Author : C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis
Genre: Children's literature
Time and place written: 1950, England
Date of first publication: 1950
Publisher: Geoffrey Bless (Original
London publication)

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Point Of View · The narrator speaks in the third person and
focuses on what the children can observe. The narrator is
omniscient, and knows the hidden motives and emotions of
the characters. The narrator alternates between providing
insight into the actions and thoughts of Lucy, Aslan, and
Edmund.

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Tone · Colloquial and relaxed
Tense · Immediate past
Setting (Time) · World War II
Setting (Place) · The English countryside
and the magical land of Narnia

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ThemesKey
Facts
Themes ·
▹ Christian allegory
▹ Faith
▹ the possibility of the impossible,
redemption, rebirth

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Genre: Fantasy, adventure, friendship

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Major Conflict · Aslan, who represents
good, defends the land of Narnia against
the cruel and evil White Witch

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Characters

The White Witch


This evil queen of Narnia
places a spell on the land
so that it is winter and
never Christmas.
She wields a wand that
turns creatures and people
to stone.

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In two or three
columns
Peter Pevensie
Peter is the oldest of the
Pevensie children, and he is
noble and courageous. He
matures into a young man
during his first few days in
Narnia.

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Susan Pevensie
The second oldest of the Pevensie
children, Susan is the beauty
among the Pevensies. She is sweet
and kind, and perhaps a little
bland.

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Edmund Pevensie - The third
oldest Pevensie child, Edmund is a
brat for most of The Lion, The
Witch, and the Wardrobe. Edmund
is spiteful and mean, and likes to
tease his sister, Lucy. His greed for
the enchanted Turkish Delight
leads him to act as a traitor against
his siblings.

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Lucy Pevensie -
The youngest
Pevensie is cheerful,
kind, and brave.
This curious,
happy-go-lucky girl
is the first of the
children to venture
into Narnia

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"The White Witch?" said Edmund; "who's she?"

"She is a perfectly terrible person," said Lucy. "She calls


herself the Queen of Narnia thought she has no right to be
queen at all, and all the Fauns and Dryands and Naiads
and Dwarfs and Animals—at least all the good
ones—simply hate her. And she can turn people into stone
and do all kinds of horrible things.

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Edmund was already feeling uncomfortable from
having eaten too many sweets, and when he heard
that the Lady he had made friends with was a
dangerous witch he felt even more uncomfortable.
But he still wanted to taste that Turkish Delight
more than he wanted anything else.

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Setting 4. Edmund encounters a
1. Lucy founds a wardrobe witch whose magic made
leading to narnia him succumb to gluttony
2. Her siblings didn't Climax
belive her 5. The siblings save
Rising action edmund and the whole lanf
Edmund also unknowingly of narnia from the white
entered the land of narnia witch
6. Aslan surrendered
himself to the white witch

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Falling action
7. Edmund realized his
mistake and stopped his
gluttony. The children were
distraught at aslan's death.
9. The white witch's
triumph was shortlived.
Aslan woke up or came
back to life the next
morning and defeated the
white witch's magic.

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Rating: 9 out of 10

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Recommendation

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