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C.S. Lewis

C S Lewis is well-known for his philosophical writings as well as his fiction. He has written in several genres, and for children and adults. Some examples of his works are 'The Chronicles of Narnia,' 'The Great Divorce,' 'Mere Christianity,' and 'Till We Have Faces.'


the lion,which and wardrobe"is a part of a set of storiescollection called what?
This is hard to answer - do you mean his fiction works, his poems, his academic works, his no-fiction books? Lewis wrote some 67 books alone, plus letters and essays. I'll give it a try, of course. Lewis' works are characterized by vivid images, concrete language, sound reasoning and a good dash...
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he hated the name. he found a stray dog named jack and he liked the name so he took it
The witch's evil spell was that it was "always winter, but never Christmas". The appearance of Father Christmas was evidence of the first "crack" in the spell's strength. Father Christmas even mentions that he had been trying to get into Narnia for a long while.
No. RL Stine did. False, the Author of the Goosebumps books was R.L. Stine.
C. S. Lewis married Joy Gresham twice. The first time was a civil ceremony on April 23, 1956, when he was 57 years old, but the purpose of this marriage was to allow her to live in the U. K. The second time he married her, which should probably be regarded as his "real" marriage, was on March 21,...
Some include Chronicles of Narnia, Lord of the Rings
Albert James Lewis and Flora August Hamilton Lewis
Fantasy, poetry, and non-fiction apologetic books (books that argued for or defended the Christian faith). He wrote some 60 books in addition to innumerable letters and essays.
Yes , it is called "The Dark Tower"
This question is a bit too general to answer - but I suggest that you try Googling C S Lewis and going to the sites that brings up. Alternatively, you could provided a clearer statement of what you want
Aslan's paws are described as being "velvet" in The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe .
Most likely, for writing The Chronicles of Narnia (especially The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ). During his life he was very well-known as a Christian apologist, also.
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Finchland, I believe. Finchland is an area of London.
His father was Albert James Lewis, an English solicitor (lawyer).
University College, Oxford.
C.S. Lewis's mom died of Cancer in 1908
They are evacuated for the 2nd world war to a home in the country and whilst playing hide and seek Lucy finds the wardrobe. When she gets back, no one believes her about it. When they through a ball through a window, they have to hide in the wardrobe and they discover Narnia. Little do they know...
There are several reasons. First, Lewis was the author of the popular fairy-tale series The Chronicles of Narnia. In addition he wrote many popular books defending basic Christianity, such as Mere Christianity and The Problem of Pain. He was a well-known lecturer and gave many talks and lectures in...
Clive Staples . C. S. Lewis, was an Irish writer and scholar born on (29 November 1898 - 22 November 1963). His initials stand for Cl ive S taples, although people also knew him as 'Jack' Lewis.
The following novels were written by CS Lewis: . The Pilgrim's Regress . Out of the Silent Planet . Perelandra . That Hideous Strength . The Great Divorce . Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold . The Screwtape Letters
Lucy Barfield, the daughter of one of his best friends. Lewis dedicated The Lio, the Witch, and the Wardrobe to her.
Not so much when he was living, and writing the books. He became more famous after his death.
C.S. Lewis wrote The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe in the winter of 1949 and it was published in 1950. Although it was written first, it is the second chronological book in the series, after The Magician's Nephew.
It seems C. S. Lewis had a conversation with J. R. R. Tolkien about dehumanizing trends in science fiction, and he decided to write Out of the Silent Planet as a result of that conversation. He agreed to write a book about space travel, and Tolkien one about time travel. Tolkien never finished his...
No. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was written by Lewis Carroll. CS Lewis is best known for his series The Chronicles of Narnia .
This is a tough question for anyone who likes C S Lewis as much as I do..... Let's separate his books into fiction and non-fiction. For fiction, number 1 has to be The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. The second best fiction book IMHO is The Screwtape Letters. For non-fiction, Mere...
C. S. Lewis lived in England for all of his adult life and enjoyed traditional British cooking. In his letters, he writes about enjoying kidney pie, bacon and eggs, ham, bread and cheese, tea, and, of course, beer! In his book The Four Loves, Lewis confesses that he loves to eat ham and eggs in...
The author of the book was C S Lewis. Did you mean "who wrote the screenplay for The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe"? There were four people Ann Peacock Andrew Adamson Christopher Markus Stephen McFeely
Because it realates to the Bible, and they are so good. The books aren't the best, the movies are inspiring.
World War II. When the Nazis began bombing English cities, many children were sent to houses in the country to be safe, and that is the reason the 4 Pevensie children are in the Professor's house.
According to an essay, the Chronicles of Narnia books started as pictures in C S Lewis's mind. For example, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe started with the image of a faun carrying packages in the snow. When Lewis had thought of several of these images, he then tried to see how they might fit...
The fulfillment of Jesus Crucifixion?
This story is told via a third person narrative. This person, who is never named, does not participate in the story but sees the events as they happen and narrates them to the readers.
This occurred early in his life when the family dog was run over by a car and killed. Jack announced that he wanted to be called by the dog's name "Jacksie", which was shortened to Jack. IMHO it is much superior to "Clive", his real first name.
" Professor Digory Kirke " played by Jim Broadbent .
what is his favourite animal
He received the medal for the The Last Battle, one of theChronicles of Narnia series.
That would be E. Nesbit, (Edith), author of the Bastables series that C S Lewis enjoyed both as a child and as an adult. Answer: Lewis belonged to a group known as the Inklings. Tolkien influenced Lewis and re-converted him to Christianity. The Inklings were fellow literary fans and included: ...
aslan does save edmund. aslan sacrifices himself but then comes back to life
CS Lewis always had two important rules to follow that created his style: . First, figure out exactly what he wanted to say in each individual sentence. . Second, make sure he is saying exactly that.
Her maiden name was Helen Joy Davidman, and her married name from her first marriage was Joy Gresham. Try watching the excellent movie "Shadowlands" with Anthony Hopkins as Lewis and Debra Wenger as Joy - it tells the story of their marriage.
No - not a all. For example, he published "Letters To Malcolm", a very Christian book, after his wife (Joy) died. Also, you may wish to read the book "Letters To An American Lady", where some of his personal letters before and after Joy's death are printed. They display a robust Christian faith,...
C. S. Lewis was born on November 29, 1898 and died on November 22, 1963.
Lewis was a university professor at Oxford and later Cambridge, two of the most famous universities in the world.
C S Lewis was an atheist until in his 30s and then he was first converted to theism (a belief in God) and then to Christianity. His main reason for his atheism was that he could not see how a good, all-powerful God would allow evil and suffering in the world. His conversion to theism followed a...
There are two main libraries for C.S. Lewis. One is at the Bodleian Library at Oxford University in England and the other is the Marion Wade Center at Wheaton College in, Illinois.
Nov 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland.
CS Lewis became a Christian at the age of 31, in 1930, when he decided he could no longer pretend that God existed because the evidence for him (God) was too great. This was after long discussions and intellectual battles with Christian and fellow writer JRR Tolkien ( Lord of the Rings ).
He started writing as a child because he fell in love with the stories of Beatrix Potter and he never quit writing.
CS Lewis was married just once, and he married quite late in lfe.
In this book the reader enters into a magical world of giants, fauns, dwarfs, and witches. This world is controlled by and evil witch and 4 children are brought from our world to end the witches reign. One of the 4 children betrays the other three and joins the side of the witch. The essential...
Jacksie, later shortened to Jack, after a family dog that was killed in a traffic accident.
He was a Christian and a member of the Church of England
It took place in the imaginary country of Narnia. The author, C S Lewis, modeled Narnia after some features of Ireland.
one of his hobbies are writing books
Lewis was not a Roman catholic, although he had many friends who were, such as J.R.R. Tolikien. He was a member of the Church of England.
Your question is far from clear........But I will make two guesses. 1. You are referring to the movie "Shadowlands" with Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger. It tells the lovely and tragic story of C S Lewis' marriage to Joy Gresham and it is very good - I recommend that you rent it and watch it,...
No. Although influenced strongly by his Catholic friend J.R.R.Tolkien, Lewis did not join the Catholic church when he returned to Christianity.
Well, I think that if you have been assigned a book report on The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. you should (a) read the book and (b) write the report. This book would be an excellent one for a report since it starts the Chronicles of Narnia series and has been a best-seller ever since it was...
C S Lewis did not like any sport very much. He was born without joints in his thumbs and was awkward when growing up, which meant that he had difficulty playing any sport and never got involved in them, either to play or as a fan.
CS Lewis was born in Belfast in 1898 and lived the first ten years of his life there. He was then sent to a private school in England. Lewis always considered Ireland his childhood home - when he married late in life (at age 58) he took his wife back to Ireland to see his "home country".
Lewis and Joy Gresham entered into a civil marriage in April of 1956 so that Joy could stay in England (she would have a British husband) but they lived apart. In March 1957 they were married by a clergyman at Joy's bedside in the hospital and this, in their minds, the start of their real marriage....
CS Lewis was partial to the music by Wagner, although (in general) he liked classical music.
For an author, asking this question is like asking which one of his children he likes the best. However, Lewis considered "'Til We Have Faces" to be his best book, even though it was not the most popular.
Edmund was to bring his brother and both sisters to the witch's castle.
Yes. CS Lewis's Mere Christianity has been translated into Chinese. See the related link.
Narnia was the fantasy world he created.
The origin of the name Narnia is uncertain. According to Paul Ford's Companion to Narnia , there is no indication that Lewis was alluding to the ancient Italian Umbrian city Nequinium, which the conquering Romans renamed Narnia in 299 BC after the River Nar. However, since Lewis studied...
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is about the journey taken on the ship the Dawn Treader.
Generally speaking, they came from his imagination, although they reflected his Christian beliefs. He said in a letter that for him the books started with an image or picture in his mind, such as a faun carrying parcels in a snowstorm (The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe). He would usually have 2...
It's shown through Edmund's desire for Turkish delight and what happens as a result of that.
CS Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland on 29 November 189.
Yes, according to C.S. Lewis and Christian Theology--"In the End"--God allows the Rebel souls to have their way. God permits the Rebel Soul to have his free will to choose what he wants for eternity and the Rebel Soul chooses something other than God. So, "In The End" The Rebel Soul has a kind of ...
All ages from adult (Mere Christianity, The Problem of Pain) to children (The Chronicles of Narnia).
He was a devout Christian and a member of the Church of England. Try his book "Mere Christianity" to see what he considered the "core" of Christian beliefs.
yes he was married
I think he wrote the magicians nephew 1830 or 1840.
Right now the "Voyage of the Dawn Treader" is in theaters and was released on Dec 10, 2010. It is doing moderately well at the box office, and the other books in the Chronicles may also get made into a movie. Which ones will be chosen and in what order is of course not known now, though The Silver...
he lived for 64 years and nearly made it to his 65th birthday.
He wrote books and took care of his stepsons when his wife Joy Daividman died of cancer? I Guess that's the answer but if that didn't help you I'm VERY SORRY
Not much...but probably helped people understand meanings of the bible more, since the Narnia series is an allegory based on the bible
Lewis wrote it in his home, the Kilns, in Oxford. He may have also done some work on it in his office at Magdalen College of Oxford University.