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  • The Martian Chronicles Essay

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    The Martian Chronicles      The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury, is a science-fiction book and was written in 1946. This major work by Bradbury is a collection of short stories relating to Mars or Martians. Bradbury had a clear vision of the Mars in which these stories are set. His vision was one of a fantasy world from the Martians point of view. In this work, the humans from Earth are the aliens from outer space. Bradbury has won many awards including the O. Henry

  • Beauty In The Chronicles Of Narnia

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    commerce a theme into an extensive, greater idea to construct it in what he wrote. Throughout The Chronicles of Narnia, he expresses the beauty he sees in disorder. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, The Magicians Nephew, and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader are three of the main books that he shows his admiration. If Lewis had not used the literary elements of animals and planets in The Chronicles of Narnia series, then these books would lack the true art and connotation of what Lewis wants to

  • Symbolism In The Chronicles Of Narnia

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    In the series, The Chronicles of Narnia, written by a Christian author named C.S. Lewis, wrote the series as fun entertainment for young folks. C.S. Lewis actually grew up as an atheist, but later became the most popular convert to Christianity in the twentieth century. He was converted to Christianity at the age of thirty-three and from there on out he devoted his life to promote and write about Christianity (Byfield). In The Chronicles of Narnia, there are several symbols and references to the

  • The Heidi Chronicles Essay

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         “The Heidi Chronicles” by Wendy Wasserstein kept my interest so much that I could not put it down until I was to the last page. I liked how the issue of sexuality played a role along with the issue of feminist goals in this play. I believe they complimented one another in that both groups strive for equal right among the majority. For example when Peter starts to march with the other women from the Art Institute. It shows that he is standing for a cause the effects another

  • The Seven Books in The Chronicles of Narnia

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    The seven books in The Chronicles of Narnia series contain tales of a fantasy world with talking mythical animals. Does this fantasy series for children hold a deeper meaning? The C.S. Lewis’ series ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ may not be a direct parallel to Christian symbolism, but the stories and characters of Narnia do contain parallel biblical truths. Lewis’ The Magicians Nephew and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe both hold Christian allegory, revealing a variety of religious prophecies

  • Christianity and The Chronicles of Narnia Essay

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    Christianity and The Chronicles of Narnia       C. S. Lewis, a well-known author and apologist, is best known by people of all ages for his seven volume series entitled The Chronicles of Narnia. As Lewis wrote about the land of Narnia, an imaginary world visited by children of this world, he had two obvious purposes: to entertain the readers and to suggest analogies of the Christian faith. Although some feel that his stories are violent, Lewis is successful at

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Martian Chronicles '

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    Andy Tsai 9/26/15 Period 1 Major Works Data Sheet Title of the Work: The Martian Chronicles Author: Ray Bradbury Date of Publication: 1950 Genre: Novel Historical Information: The novel had taken place on the planet Mars. During the 1700s, telescopes were beginning to get popular, and more common used by astrologists to observer planets, such as mars. People from Earth believed that all the planets were inhabited by intelligent living things like humans. In the 1800’s people were certain there was

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Chronicles Of Narnia '

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    Kendall Childers Dr. Sagerson ENGL 1302 September 14, 2015 Noble Act Andrew Anderson’s film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, The Wardrobe starts off with four siblings who are escaping from the air strikes of World War II. The children escape to an old man’s mansion where they find a wardrobe that has a magical doorway to a mystical land called Narnia. While they are walking in Narnia their brother wonders off and finds the evil White Witch who lures him in through gluttony away from

  • Analysis Of The Book 'The Chronicles Of Narnia'

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    series, The Chronicles of Narnia. The book series is regarded as a classic of children’s literature and is Lewis’s best-known work, having sold over 100 million copies in 47 languages. The books were written around 1950 and have been adapted through several mediums, including film. In particular, the film creation of the first of the seven books, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, made in 2005, presents a problematic dynamic of gender, genre, and religion. The Chronicles of Narnia book

  • Essay On Symbolism In The Chronicles Of Narnia

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    C.S Lewis is a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist, however, he is famously known as the writer of The Chronicles of Narnia where he has purposely and obviously implemented Christian symbolism throughout all seven of his works in the series, especially The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Lewis, who grew up as a young, confused Christian boy loved stories. He was always confused about his faith and not