Essays Tagged: "CS Lewis"

Mere Christianity: The Deep Pensive Writings of C.S. Lewis

Mere Christianity: The Deep PensiveWritings of C.S. LewisThe writings of C.S. Lewis are deep in insight and rich in thought. It makes you question, give ... thought process for which he comes to his conclusions and interpretations of life.In this book C.S. Lewis connotes what he saw as the different essentials of Christianity and life. The style of the bo ... d completely serious, that demands your utmost devotion of mind, body and soul.The conclusions that Lewis helps you come to are brought on through Lewis' clear and precise logical thought process. Man ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

An examination into the influence of Christianity in shaping the writings of C.S Lewis: by evaluating his conversion and accounting for the effect this had on his writing -- nb: footnotes included

t direction.THE ALLURE OF ATHIESMLewis sought refuge in composing stories and excelling in scholastics and soon thereafter he became precociously oriented toward the metaphysical and ultimate question ... ith in a lively allegory. This little volume opened a 30-year stream of books on Christian apologetics14 and discipleship that became a lifelong avocation.The rest of his saga and the particulars of h ...

(8 pages) 187 2 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Courtly Love

en only a literary convention, is a topic over which much debate has been going on. The modern critics, such as Larry D. Benson have debunked the idea of Courtly Love being a doctrine, as it has commo ... cterization, courtly love was part of "the settled language of the chivalric system."12Characteristics of Courtly Love:Regardless of the inconclusive debate on whether Andrew was serious or mocking wh ...

(12 pages) 145 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Scripture: Three parts of Morality

al policy of some kind. Morality as it relates to our behavior is important on three levels as C.S. Lewis showed: fair play and harmony, clean up inside, and purpose of human life."Firstly, with fair ... inside, and purpose of human life."Firstly, with fair play and harmony between individuals." (C.S. Lewis Pg. 7) This level of morality can be related to "Being worldly minded" in Matthew chapter 6. T ...

(3 pages) 45 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"the problem of pain" by CS Lewis

Lewis succeeds in lifting the reader from his frame of reference by artfully capitulating these topics into a conversational tone, which makes his assertions easy to swallow and even easier to digest. ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

w used in the novel and explain why the author chosethis point of view for this story. C. S. Lewis chose the third person point of view in the novel. Lewis the author,chose this point of view t ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Screwtape Letters, a Stroll through the human soul

The Screwtape Letters: A Stroll into the Human SoulIn the novel The Screwtape LettersC.S Lewis uses point of view to allow the reader to see Hell's perspective, revealing man's follies. Thi ... flaws revealed seem subtle, but collectively become much more dangerous to the liberty of the soul. Lewis uses the devil himself to capitalize on these flaws and remind society the real reason they be ... lan. Had the patient lived longer, Screwtape andWormwood might have succeeded in claiming his soul. Lewis uses an unusual point of view, that of two of Satan's henchmen. Since the narrative consists o ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

C.S. Lewis

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(5 pages) 64 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Perelandra by C.S. Lewis

ost king, Ransom witnesses a round spaceship crashing into the seas. Emerging is Dr. Weston, a physics professor and past enemy of Ransom. In the past, Dr. Weston has tried to "imperialize" other plan ...

(8 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Symbolism in "Perelandra" by C.S. Lewis.

s the philosophy of the future . . . " (Screwtape 8)In "Perelandra" Dr. Weston uses these same tactics to convince the Green Lady to disobey the orders of Malendil. Weston tells her that Malendil actu ...

(9 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

C.S. Lewis Biography

hing the final one, The Last Battle, in 1956. Although they were not well received at first by critics and reviewers, the books gained in popularity through word of mouth. The Narnia books have since ...

(3 pages) 26 0 2.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" is more than just a fantasy novel.

ic demonstrates that, although he may be the god of Narnia, even he must answer to a higher law. In Lewis's Christian allegory, Aslan represents Christ, and the Emperor represents God the Father. Just ... ome people, such as J. R. R. Tolkien, it matches the plot and the story of the Narnia series. C. S. Lewis got his idea mostly from the Christian related themes and other stories, but there are only sm ...

(3 pages) 66 0 2.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book Report "Out of the Silent Planet" by C.S. Lewis

"Out of the Silent Plane"t by Clive Staples LewisScribner Classics, New York, 1996Ransom's Escape from MalacandraI enjoy the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis and ... e and the races on Malacandra are completely different because they all have different characteristics and the humans are more warlike because they want to conquer all the planets in the universe.Rans ...

(4 pages) 17 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Aldous Huxley

uxbio.html ... such a world, Aldous Huxley masterfully created, perfected and described a world with characteristics that most could never dream of. Huxley threw out all beliefs of religion, morals, government, and ...

(11 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lion Witch And Wardrobe

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe is by C.S. Lewis. The theme of this book is that you should think of yourself before others and make sacrifices ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Harry Potter And Slytherin House

Philosophers stone is the most innovative story and the most widely read and publicised since C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia back in the 1950s. The differences between the authors is astounding an ... ing able to keep a child amused and happy for longer than the space of a television programme. C.S. Lewis was a very well known writer when he published his children's novels. A respected writer of Ch ...

(4 pages) 781 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mere Christianity

Mere Christianity, by C. S. Lewis, started as a series of radio lectures addressing the issues of Christianity. The work tries t ... . Central to Christianity are the baptism, the belief, and the celebration of Holy Communion. C. S. Lewis realizes that humans are not perfect beings, but that we should learn how to repent for our si ...

(1 pages) 798 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


ef. This strict adherence to logic is quite similar to the apologetic and philosophical writings of Lewis, which are still making their impact felt in both circles today. Lewis is primarily noted for ... n, as his fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, gives evidence of.It is this passionate side of Lewis that is revealed through the character of Psyche. Her innocence and blind trust in the gods is ...

(1 pages) 830 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A 900 word biography of C.S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis was born in Ireland on November 29, 1898. His father was Albert Lewis and his mother was Flora ... 1898. His father was Albert Lewis and his mother was Flora Lewis. He had one older brother, Warren Lewis. At the age of four, shortly after his dog Jacksie was hit by a car, Lewis announced that his ... ks which became Jack, the name by which he was known to friends and family for the rest of his life.Lewis was initially schooled by private tutors before being sent to the Wynyard School, the same yea ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

CS Lewis - Biography

assassinated.C.S. Lewis is most well known for his work on medieval literature, Christian apologetics, literary criticism, children's stories and his science fiction works. His best known work though ... biographical and religious subjects, but to a lesser degree.Lewis' epic works in Christian apologetics was probably the result of his own struggle with the existence of God at an early age. This strug ...

(3 pages) 24 1 3.5 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith