Comparing The Allegory In The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe

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The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe is an allegory to the story of Christ. It has subtle hints of the Christ story throughout it. It tells the story of four children who find their way into a magical world through a Wardrobe. In this world there is an evil witch who keeps it always winter and never Christmas. The witch is like Satan. One of the children, Edmund betrays his siblings to the witch. He then must be killed according to the laws, but Aslan sacrifices himself in Edmund’s stead. Aslan then comes back to life and defeats the witch. Aslan is like Jesus. Edmund is like us In The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the Witch is like Satan. The Witch keeps Narnia in eternal winter, just like how Satan keeps us in sin. Mr. Beaver calls her the emperor’s hangman. She has a duty of killing all traitors. Satan has “responsibility” of all evil people. She uses means that Satan uses to get people on her side. She uses fear and lust for power. She tempts Edmund with the thought of more Turkish Delight and being better than his brother Peter. She turned a bunch of animals into stone just for saying that her power was going away. The White Witch was just plain evil. Aslan is like…show more content…
He started off wrong. He made fun of Lucy and lied that he didn’t go to Narnia. He was tempted by the Witch as we are tempted. He had to choose, and he chose wrong like we so often do. He decided to side with the Witch because he thought that would be the best choice. He wanted to have Turkish Delight, which represents the danger of gluttony, and he wanted to have power. When he heard the name Aslan, he felt bad, it had bad connotations for him. When he got to the Witch’s house though, nothing good happened. None of the promises was given to him. He sees her evil but says that the people deserved it. He eventually was tied up and given just bread and water. If people serve the enemy, nothing he promises them will actually happen. Edmund had a talk with Aslan and was

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