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Lucy Pevensie In The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe

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Katie Fan
S3
5/18/17
Mrs. Sharon
Lucy Pevensie Character Analysis Lucy is the youngest of her siblings and is the main character of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. She is the first of her siblings to venture into Narnia and is the closest to the creatures living there. Lucy has shown that she is quite stubborn once she believes or decides something and doesn’t back down when others disagree with her. Lucy sticks to her story of finding her way into Narnia and meeting a faun even when her siblings do not believe her as shown on page 26. Another example of Lucy being stubborn happens on page 171; she decides to do everything in her power to save Mr. Tumnus even when others say that it is too dangerous. She is also shown to be compassionate
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Despite the fact that Mr. Tumnus nearly kidnapped her, as shown on pages 20 through 22, she trusts him and somehow knows that he is on the good side. Her scarily good judgment has no basis other than the first impressions she receives from others; however, her intuition has saved her and her siblings many times. An example of this would be on pages 65 through 67. Lucy trusts and believes Mr. and Mrs. Beaver and other friendly creatures as soon as she sees them; she instinctively knows that they are on the good side. Her judgment is proven to be correct when Mr. and Mrs. Beaver lead her and her family towards Aslan. She also notices that Aslan, despite all of his power and fierce looks, as filled with gentleness as shown on pages 162 to 164; after Aslan is revived, he and the Pevensie sisters end up playing and romping together joyfully. Towards the end of the story, it is shown that, unlike her siblings, Lucy does not really grow up. In chapter 17, C.S. Lewis wrote, “But as for Lucy, she was always gay and golden-haired, and all of the princes in those parts desired her to be their Queen…” While it is true that she matured physically, she retained her gayness and remained the ball of sunshine she was when she first stepped into Narnia. She is still the first to seek out adventures and has not changed her ways of
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