Christianity In The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe

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Christianity in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe “At 4 in the morning, Lewis believed” (“Faith”). Clive Staples Lewis had a rough time believing in Christianity. His mom was very sick and passed away. Lewis quit believing in Christianity because unanswered prayers. He had a long talk with Tolkien and he then understood Christianity. In the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Lewis uses the symbol of the stone table and the symbol of the Turkish Delight to convey to his readers of his Christianity in the novel. In the book, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the stone table represents willingness and redemption. “Here it underscores Aslan’s willingness to die on behalf of another. Its shattering also evokes the power of life over death”…show more content…
“But the Turkish Delight is enchanted…the Witch tempts Edmund. She says that if he will bring his siblings to her house, then she will give him more Turkish Delight−something Edmund desperately wants” (Gleghorn). Turkish Delight represents temptation; Turkish Delight is control; In The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Edmund encountered the White Witch when he first came into Narnia. Once the White Witch found out Edmund was the Son of Adam, she wanted to instantly know if there was others in Narnia like him. She used her magic to make Turkish Delight and a drink to tempt Edmund into bringing his siblings to her house. Edmund was tempted with the Turkish Delight just like Eve fell into temptation when God told her not to take a bite out of the apple. “’Please, your Majesty, could I have some Turkish Delight? You−you−said−‘she answered “’Silence, fool!’ Then she appeared to change her mind and said, as if to herself, ’And yet it will not do to have the brat fainting on the way,’ and once more clapped her hands…. ‘“Bring the human creature food and a drink”’ (Lewis 111). Edmund was so tempted by the Turkish Delight, in fact that is all he could think about. Edmund snuck away from his sibling and the beavers after he heard about Aslan coming and went to the White Witch’s house. When he had arrived, she was not happy. Edmund was so controlled by the Turkish Delight, that
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