The Chronicles of Narnia
Chronicles of Narnia by the Northern Ireland writer CS Lewis is one of the most popular series of children’s books in the world. Sold in over 95 million copies and translated into over 40 languages. The series is divided into seven books, including the best-known “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” and “Prince Caspian” and “Sailing the board of the Dawn Treader”. These three books have their own television and film adaptations, which have nowadays become more popular.
Symbolism in Chronicles of Narnia
The first published book of the series is “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” released in 1950, but the author said that the book should not be read in the order they were posted, but chronologically, by actions that represent and I recommend reading the order. So it is recommended that you first read the book “Wizard’s nephew,” released in 1955. This book talks about the creation of Narnia, which was the figure of a lion Aslan summoned to life, and that no further action takes place during the first year of Narnia. After this book is recommended reading the book “The Lion, The Witch in the Wardrobe”, in which the action takes place 1000. Narnia year. The story is about two brothers and two sisters who accidentally ended up in Narnia and freed from eternal winter by the evil White threw her witch. These are managed with the help of the famous Aslan, who is in this part of the series and died, but, very symbolic, and rose, and as the spirit of helping the main characters in other books.
The character that appears in all the books of Narnia Chronicles is a figure of a lion Aslan. It is an obvious symbol of Jesus Christ, who sacrifices himself for his people, tormented and crucified, and then his spirit is raised and stronger than it was during life, if necessary, appears their “followers” and helps them conquer evil. The obvious symbolism is just one of the many Christian appearing in books. Religious motives notice, for example, in the book “Prince Caspian”, which in itself contains some of the clear symbolism of eternal life.