A Walk Through Narnia Essay

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Like most movies based on novels, there are some major differences between the written and the theatrical versions of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
There are also many similarities, or else it wouldn't be The Chronicles of Narnia. The similarities and differences can be due to artistic differences for instance how one person interprets something may not be how another interprets it, budget reasonings, or it may just simply have to do with a time line of the filming. Seeing as a majority of films are not made by the author of the book, it can be extremely hard for a director and movie writer to completely capture the book on film. Another thing that could make it hard to transcribe the book to film is
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The books have Christian themes and describe the adventures of a group of children who visit a magical land called Narnia. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe was the first published and the most popular book of the series. Lewis is said to have stated that he wrote the novels when he wondered what it would be like if Jesus Christ was incarnated on another planet or world to save the souls of those inhabitants”. While many websites offer different reasons to why C.S Lewis wrote, or may have written, The Chronicles of Narnia they way he did For years there has been mass controversy over C.S Lewis's book The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Not only over if the book is a Christian allegory or not, but also over how well the movie captures the book. The book has a very powerful and meaningful message, from the four Pevensie children's triumph over an evil force, the White Witch, to restore peace in Narnia, to all of the adventures in between, but just how well does the movie capture the book (Bell 12)? Despite having many differences the film remains faithful in capturing the novel and putting on film. While one may not get everything from the movie as from the book, the majority of it is there. So for die hard fans of the book there is no need for disappointment. All the main parts of the book are there, the characters, the plot, the setting In
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