C.S. Lewis Chronicales of Narnia Analysis (with topics)

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Topic # 3: Evaluate what seems to you the most important word, sentence, or paragraph

in your novel and give reasons for your choice.

The Great Lion Aslan speaks to Jill about the quest which she and Eustace would

go on in the story, "I lay on you this command, that you seek this lost prince until either

you have found him and brought him to his father's house, or else died in the attempt, or

else gone back to your won world." This sentence along with four signs that Aslan says,

if followed, will lead to the prince, are the most important paragraph in the novel.

Without this insight of the situation, a person will not clearly know what is happening

through a good part of the book. The signs in the paragraph, which are only told to Jill,

help solve many questions, which the reader would think. The story of the prince is not

talked about except at the end of the book, the paragraph is clearly important since it

gives the only clear insight on the situation before the story by the prince.

Topic # 12: Copy your favorite passage from the novel and comment on it.

"MAN. This elegant little biped has long been valued as a delicacy. It forms a

traditional part of the Autumn Feast, and is served between the fish and the joint. Each

Man..." This passage comes from a giant's cookery book, not a typical cook book. Any

person in the place of Jill, Eustace, and Puddleglum, humans, would panic and either run

at the spot or faint. It is an amusing passage to read, there is one delicacy you will not


Topic # 21: Identify the point of view used in the novel and explain why the author chose...