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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.'

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C.S. Lewis wrote "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" as part of the Chronicles of Narnia. This series is a seven part series that takes place in the magical land of Narnia. He wrote all seven books in a mere 6 years. The book's symbolism is that Aslan resembles Jesus. When he was sacrifice…
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The setting in C.S. Lewis' 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,' takes place during the World War II blitz of London. The children have been evacuated to a large, unfamiliar house in the English countryside for safety, so are already taken away from what is familiar to them. In the strange new hom…
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CS Lewis was perhaps best known for writing the Chronicles of Narnia. However, there was more to his life than that. Initially raised in the Christian faith, he departed from it while a teenager, yet returned to it again in later life, having found that there was nothing else out in the world that c…
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The initials stood for 'Clive Staples' but throughout his life Lewis was referred to by family and friends as 'Jack'. The reason for this was that when he was just four years old, the family dog (named Jacksie) was run over by a car. Young Clive decided then he would only be called Jacksie - and it …
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Answer Oxford, England on 22 November 1963.
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The Chronicles of Narnia were written by C.S. Lewis. Clive Staples Lewis (C. S. Lewis), or Jack LewisC.S. Lewis wrote the Chronicles of Narnia.
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In 1963, on the same day as Aldous Huxley and John F Kennedy, November the 22d
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C.S. Lewis wrote the books of Narnia in the following manner: 1.1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)1.2 Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia (1951)1.3 The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)1.4 The Silver Chair (1953)1.5 The Horse and His Boy (1954)1.6 The Magician's Nephew (1955)1.7 The Last…
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He wrote the Narnia 7 book series and two of those books have been made into movies - the third book in the series will be in theaters Dec 10 of this year. Other fiction works by Lewis that are well-known are the science fiction trilogy that starts with "Out of the Silent Planet", "Til We have Faces…
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The setting for the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe is an old manor house in the English country side during World War II, when children were evacuated from the cities. The children in the story go through a wardrobe in an empty room and come out in the fantasy world of Narnia.
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Renal Failure
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YES. he died
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C.S.Lewis had 103 books or more.
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She died of cancer.
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For writing the Chronicles of Narnia. During WWII he broadcast the seriea that was later published as "The Screwtape Letters", which brought him a diverse audience.
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C. S. Lewis died on November 22, 1963, in Oxford, England, UK. His death is variously reported as due to kidney failure or heart attack, probably a combination of both.It was one week before his 65th birthday.The event was hardly mentioned in the news because he died the same day that President John…
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There is no record of CS Lewis having visited the United States.
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CS Lewis (author Lion Witch & Wardrobe) was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1898 and lived his adult life in Oxford, England. He died of osteoporosis in1963.22nd of November, just 6 days before his 65th birthday.
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He grew up in Belfast, Ireland.
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JFK was assassinated on 22 November 1963 at 12:30 and pronounced dead at 13:00 CST. That makes his time of death probably about 18:32 GMT. On the very same day Aldous Huxley died at 17:21 and CS Lewis died at 17:32. /per http://www.ditdotdat.org/bigcity/2008/01/well-just-fancy-that/
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Some include Chronicles of Narnia, Lord of the Rings
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Clive Staples C. S. Lewis, was an Irish writer and scholar born on (29 November 1898 - 22 November 1963). His initials stand for Clive Staples, although people also knew him as 'Jack' Lewis.
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Whilst C S Lewis is most famous for the Chronicles of Narnia, he wrote many more fiction and non-fiction works. Fiction works include: "Pilgrim's Regress", an unorthodox take on John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress", but which was based on his own experiences with his departure from and return to Chri…
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1952 the lion the witch and the wardrobe
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He died at the Kilns, his home, in Oxford, England
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ok, c.s. Lewis wrote the book chronicles of Narnia and that made him pretty famous. he also wrote 3 other series and 5 novels. He got famous for incorperating religion into his writing. another accomplishment was going to world war 2 and he survived, although wounded.he received the newbery award an…
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Yes, they were. Tolkien helped lead Lewis back to Christ and they started the group called the Inklings together.
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He has written about 58 books
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He gathered together with his friends to think of ideas for more stories.
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C. S. Lewis is the one who wrote the chronicles of narnia. He is also a Christian story writter
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Alice in Wonderland wasn't written by CS Lewis, it was written by Lewis Carroll. CS Lewis is most famous for his series of books describing the magical land of Narnia.
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CS Lewis wrote a series of books about a fantasy land called Narnia.
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CS Lewis was a writer and, like any author, his purpose was to entertain, but in ways to get people thinking. His first novel was "Pilgrim's Regress", an unorthodox take on John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress", but which was based on his own experiences with his departure from and return to Christiani…
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Late in life Lewis married Joy Gresham, an American divorcee. She had two sons by a previous marriage and so they become his family. Lewis also had an older brother, Warren Lewis, who lived with him for much of his life.
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CS Lewis was awarded the Carnegie Award, which is the highest honour for children's literature in the UK, for the last of e books in the "Chronicles of Narnia",The Last Battle. Lewis was also offered a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) by Winston Churchill in 1951, but Lewis refused to accept. I…
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'Alice in Wonderland' was written by Lewis Carroll, not CS Lewis. However, here are some titles by CS Lewis: Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold The Weight of Glory The Abolition of Man Letters to Children The Great Divorce The Worlds Last Night and Other Essays Mere Christianity The Problem of P…
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Author CS Lewis was greatly influenced by his Roman Catholic friend J R R Tolkien, writer of "Lord of the Rings".
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C. S. Lewis was most inspired by the author George MacDonald. Principally, MacDonald's work Phantastes.
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CS Lewis's "The Magician's Nephew" was first published in 1955. Although it is best read as the first book in the Narnia Chronicles, it was actually the sixth book to be published.
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C S Lewis was born Clive Staples Lewis on 29 November 1898, in Belfast, Ireland, and died on 22 November 1963.
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In his Narnia series he wrote The Lion, the Witch and the Woardrobe, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, the Magician's Nephew, The Horse and his Boy, and The Last Battle. He also wrote several religious books and a few more like Out of the Silent Planet and The Four or…
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c.s Lewis wrote 508 books all together he was a christian then after his wife died he became an atheist a person who dosent believe in God.-no, C.S Lewis never returned to Atheism after Joy died. He became an athiest after his mother died when he was ten. He later became a Christian. Read Surprised …
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Yes, C.S. Lewis did have a wife in his later years. Her name was Joy Davidman Gresham.
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November 22, 1963
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obviously the person who put the last answer was wrong but heres the real answer yes Lewis did have goals to have a happy life and to be the best professer he could be but he never had a goal of writing a world famous book he was just bored one day when it hit him to try and write a world famous no…
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Yes, 'C.S. Lewis' uses the abbreviation 'H.C.F.' in the forward to his book "Mere Christianity" based on radio talks he made during World War II in the early 1940's.H.C.F. is an abbreviation for Highest Common Factor. Lewis to explaining what his book is about. His book is not about the difference b…
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He wrote the Chronicles of Narnia
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he was 11 years old (i had to look this up for my narnia curiculum)
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Yes, and he details the unique journey of his life as he was born into Christianity, fell away from it during his teen years, and later rejoined his faith when he finally accepted that nothing but God could complete the hole in his life that he desperately tried to find other ways to fill.
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Christian author C S Lewis was before his conversion was as radically anti-Christian in the sense that he has been likened to Richard Dawkins in this period of Lewis' life. After his conversion he was not immediately opposed to evolution but gradually came to reject it for a number of reasons. Belo…
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As especially applied to river systems or to the circulatory (blood) system, a confluence means a joining, a flowing together, as a tributary does with a larger river.
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C.S. Lewis was made famous by his insightful writing, both for children and for adults.He wrote the Narnia Series of children's books - fictional stories with a Christian theme running throughout them - the most famous being 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.He also wrote many serious Christian…
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Sadly, CS Lewis passed away 58 years ago in 1963 at the age of 64 in Oxford, in the UK, and was buried there in the churchyard of the Holy Trinity Church, Hedington.
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Much of his life God inspired him
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CS Lewis was almost 65 years old when he died on 22 November 1963.
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It's a prequel to The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. It explains where the wardrobe came from, how the wadrobe had the power to send people to Narnia, how the Witch got into Narnia, and a few other things. The main character is Digory Kirk (who grows up to be a professor with a house in the coun…
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C S Lewis married Joy Gresham. Joy was an American divorcee with two sons by her previous husband. Unfortunately, although they were very happy together, Joy died from cancer after 3 years of marriage. Their story (with some alterations) is told in the movie "Shadowlands" starring Anthony Hopkins an…
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In 1956, C.S.Lewis married the American writer Joy Gresham, 17 years his junior, who died four years later of cancer at the age of 45.
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Ann Brachares was born July 30th 1967.
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1. Phantastes by George MacDonald 2. The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton. 3. The Aeneid by Virgil 4. The Temple by George Herbert 5. The Prelude by William Wordsworth 6. The Idea of the Holy by Rudolf Otto 7. The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius 8. Life of Samuel Johnson by James Bos…
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No, he's a bit too egotistical for my liking, yaps on a bit much
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Clive Staples Lewis was called "Jack" by many of his friends and family.
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When he was young, he insisted on being called Jack. Many people called him that thoughout his life. They called him Jack.
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Narnia
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No. C S Lewis was an atheist for much of his life, and then, through systematic study of scripture and being influenced by the Holy Spirit, accepted Jesus as Lord, and became a Christian and a very active member of the Church of England (part of the worldwide Anglican Church, which includes the US E…
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The two biggest events in his lifetime would have been World War I and World War 2. They had a huge affect on England and the areas around it and the people he worked and lived with.
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He became a Christian and wanted to share his thought and musings with others as well as writing some wonderful fictional allegorical books - like the Narnia series!
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As a child, C. S. Lewis was an avid reader, and his father furnished him with plenty of books. He was schooled by private tutors, before being sent in 1908, when he was 10, to Wynyard School in Watford, Hertfordshire. Due to lack of pupils, the school closed not long afterwards, and shortly after th…
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CS Lewis died in November 1963, just short of his 65th birthday.
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November 22, 1963
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Clive Staples Lewis married Helen Joy Davidman on March 21, 1956. She was in the hospital with bone cancer at the time. It was her second marriage. They remained married until her death in 1960. The story of their marriage and his struggle with her loss was documented in his book, A Grief Observed. …
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CS Lewis became a Christian partway through his life, so this conversion is largely what motivated him to write his literary works. As an example of this, The Chronicles of Narnia are children's stories that were written to give children an analagous fairy-tale version of the story of Christ.
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admirable hieroglyphics.
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Because Jack was his real name! I am not sure why though! His real name was Clive Staples Lewis, and from early childhood he preferred the nickname Jack. One story is that Jacksie was the name of a pet dog in the household that was hit by a car and killed, and Jack adopted his name and later shorten…
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It's called the pilgrim's regress. he wrote it in 1939. one year after his conversion.
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CS Lewis had no children of his own. He was a bachelor up until the age of 58, and after he married Joy Davidman, he gained two stepsons. Joy died of cancer four years after they were married, so CS Lewis then looked after Joy's two sons.
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He was inspired by George MacDonald.
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He wrote about an imaginary land called Narnia; the chronicles of narnia, and especially the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, are an allegory for Christianity (as well as being great fun to read!)
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I know the day, but not the time. It was November 22, 1963.
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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).
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Yes, a dog named Ralph.
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Because that's what his parents named him.
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C S Lewis was just 7 days short of his 65th birthday when he died on 22 November 1963. He would have turned 65 on 29 November.
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Wynyard School in Watford,Hertfordshire
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C.S. Lewis died on the same day as US President John F. Kennedy - November 22, 1963.
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They are briefer but not as engaging. For apex -> (They have as much to offer but are briefer.)
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"Admirable hieroglyphics."
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David and Douglas
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After spending a year in studies at Malvern College, he continued his education privately under the tutelage of W. T. Kirkpatrick, formerly headmaster of Lurgan College. During World War I he served as a second lieutenant in the infantry, interrupting his career as scholar begun in 1918 at Universit…
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