Clive Staples Lewis Themes

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Clive Staples Lewis was a well-known author and is best known by people of all ages for his seven volume series called The Chronicles of Narnia. By looking at The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, one can see that C. S. Lewis included the themes of redemption for mankind,the power of Satan, and the danger of gluttony because he wrote a lot about Christianity and religion; and all of the themes had something to do with God/Christ, sin, and or Satan.
Clive Staples Lewis was born on November 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland. His parents were Albert James Lewis and Flora Augusta Lewis; also Clive had a Brother named Warren Hamilton Lewis who was born on June 16, 1895. One day Lewis yelled out that his name was Jack, and his family and friends began to call him by Jack.When Lewis was only nine years old his mother Flora Augusta Lewis passed away of cancer on her husband’s Birthday. During that year Albert’s father and brother also passed away. Warren the older brother and Lewis started to spend much more time than usual together. “The boys became obsessed with animals and tales of gallantry, that’s when
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Some of his characters are even based off of arguments and conversations with his co-workers, friends, and or family. The Lion in his life was when personal and intellectual stress drove him back to his childhood imagination. The White Witch is based off of an argument that Lewis had with Elizabeth Anscombe; who exposed major flaws in his book on miracles. The argument takes place in his book as when the White Witch slaughters Aslan. “Lewis said that he was writing the sort of books that he himself would have liked to read and that he felt an urgent need to write them”(newstatesman). One of his goals was to present us with a wide variation on the Christian legend.”Lewis made Narnia present us with a different perspective on faith, and helps the story of Jesus come to