C. S. Lewis

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  • Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis Essay

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    Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis In the year 1625, Francis Bacon, a famous essayist and poet wrote about the influences of fear on everyday life. He stated, “Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other” (Essays Dedication of Death). Clearly, external surroundings affect perceptions of fear as well as human nature in general. Although C.S. Lewis published the novel, Out of the Silent Planet, over three

  • The Screwtape Letters By Byc.s Lewis

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    Kristen Isles Professor Cootsona RELS 180 10/15/15 Midterm Paper I chose to do my research and reading on The Screwtape Letters written by C.S Lewis, which is a novel written in unique perspective of a Senior Devil named Screwtape who writes thirty-one letters to his nephew Wormwood who can be considered somewhat of a novice devil or demon of some sort. In these letters, as readers, we find that they are undated and that they are meant to offer advice to his younger demon nephew as he attempts to

  • Summary Of The Father Of Inklings By George Macdonald

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    Widely considered to be the “Father of the Inklings,” George MacDonald’s works are bound to be profound. After all, nobody as inspired as C.S. Lewis or J.R.R. Tolkien could have been intellectually influenced by just anybody. In this particular essay, MacDonald ventures toward defining fairytales. Within that goal, MacDonald identifies and explores two aspects of fairytales he finds crucial: lawfulness and the capacity for open interpretation. The main assertion that MacDonald makes is that fairytales

  • Communication : The Danger Of Bias In Communication?

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    The Danger Of Bias In Communication Picture this: you’re attempting to lift a heavy object, like a couch or a refrigerator, when you realize you can’t move it alone, despite how hard you may try. As you look around the room to see if there is anyone around who could help you lift this very heavy object, you notice a woman and a man, of about the same height and weight. Who do you ask for help? The average person, when asked this question, might respond by choosing the man. They might choose the

  • The Silent Planet By. Lewis And The Three Stigmata Of Palmer Eldritch By Phillip K. Dick Essay

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    Humanity has always maintained a strong bond between thought and action. It is through our ethical and moral beliefs that we reinforce our mentality on life. In both Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis and The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Phillip K. Dick, the protagonists and the story interact in a similar fashion. These novels portray many fundamental religious theories that directly mesh with human values. Characterized by their subjective actions, the main characters in these novels

  • Symbols in 'Perelandra' by C.S. Lewis

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    Symbols and Themes in C.S. Lewis 's "Perelandra" British author C.S. Lewis 's "Perelandra" is one of the most religiously relevant fantasy novels ever written. Set on the exotic planet of Perelandra (Venus), it contains within its pages the Creation legend of Adam and Eve, set in our time but in a different world. "Perelandra" is a story of an unspoiled world, the Garden of Eden denied to the residents of earth but still open to the two inhabitants of Perelandra. C.S. Lewis uses this unspoiled planet

  • High Command Letter 9

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    Screwtape writes, “It does not matter how small the sins are provided that their cumulative effect is to edge the man away from the Light and out into the Nothing...Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one, the gentle slope,” (Lewis #). Being oblivious to small evils is necessary to create a larger beast. This phenomenon can be seen clearly in people with substance abuse issues. They only had to use it a few times, socially, for fun, or any other seemingly innocent purpose, yet

  • A Brief Biography of C.S. Lewis

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    C.S. Lewis is one of the greatest authors in history. His books are still widely available and sold to many interested readers. In Lewis’ childhood, he experienced a tragedy that affected his belief in god; in his middle life, he mainly focused on college and his studies, but his father’s death played a role in Lewis later becoming a Christian. In Lewis’ later life, he married one of his own fans. Clive’s passion for writing began when he was a small child, and it continued to grow as he furthered

  • The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis

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    In The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis provides an allegorical description of a dreamers journey from hell to heaven. The Narrator of the book takes a journey on a bus from the grey town, hell, to just outside of heaven. While he is making this trip from the grey town to heaven, he converses with some of his fellow travelers. These travelers are all different, yet all have the mindset of not being able to leave the darkness of the grey town and go to the joy that is heaven. Through his talent in story-telling

  • Christianity, By Clive Staples Lewis

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    Mere Christianity, Clive Staples Lewis, known as C.S Lewis known best for his writing, and being a Christian apologist, divides the novel into 4 different section. Each book emphasizes the struggles he has faced and overcome as well as personal life lessons he has learned. The first section, Right and Wrong as a Clue to the Meaning of the Universe focus on moral law and the law of nature. Christians Believe, second section, corresponds with his life because Lewis has had many interviews defending