Real Meaning of Narnia

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What is the Real Meaning of Narnia? In the prompt given I was asked to write about The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (TLWW) and how Narnia relates to Christianity. I have come to the conclusion that it is a metaphor for the Christian bible. I will be discussing this topic by these three main points: the character Edmund being shown as all of mankind; the White Witch representing Satan; and the vision of Christ in Aslan the lion. Edmund is shown as humanity in this book. Aslan offers his life to save that of Edmond after he betrayed Aslan due to Jadis’ tricks. Jadis tricks Edmond by offering him Turkish delight. The Turkish delight serves as a sign for sin to the human race and Christian faith. “It is dull, Son of Adam, to drink without eating," said the Queen presently. "What would you like best to eat?" "Turkish Delight, please, your Majesty," said Edmund” (Lewis 125). Jadis knows that the Turkish Delight is the perfect way to trick Edmund as “she knew, though Edmund did not, that this was enchanted Turkish Delight and that anyone who had once tasted it would want more and more of it, and would even, if they were allowed, go on eating it till they killed themselves” (Lewis 126). Human beings are shown in the bible being born with original sin that draws them towards sin and eventually leads to their death. When Jadis encounters Edmund in the forest she asks him who he is, but before that she offers him the Turkish Delight and she calls him “Son of Adam” (Lewis 124). In the Christian bible we are all sons of Adam. Edmond symbolizes humanity by being called “Adam” and choosing to betray his family and his friends in exchange for Turkish Delight, which serves as a sign of sin. There are many examples in the book that can be used to link the Christian prophet Jesus, to the character Aslan from the TLLW. First, there is an obvious reference to the resurrection

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