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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – Chapters 12-16

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“ASLAN WAS JESUS THE WHOLE TIME!” “THE WHOLE TIME!” “A bit on the nose, right?” “I thought it was… what’s it called when something is used to teach you about something else?” “An allegory?” “Yeah, an allegory.” “But nope.” The Dawn Treader comes upon a weird area of unnatural darkness. They almost do not sail […]

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Chapters 10-11

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  “He didn’t change them back? What?!” “He should have, I agree.” “It’s wrong! Mom, I really don’t like this.” As they prepare to send Lucy into danger, Edmund and Caspian discuss the Duffers. The boys wonder if the Duffers are really grasshopper creatures, since they jump around. Edmund tells Caspian not to tell Lucy […]

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – Chapter 9

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“No one is allowed to change my body. I would tell them no way.” “What if it made you stronger or more functional?” “Then I would think about it, but they would have to ask me first!” I think the power of the above conversation, and the conversation to follow, needs a bit of context […]

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Chapters 7-8

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“Aslan wants to hurt people, but only to save them when they’re yucky.” “What do you think about that?” “Oh, um, well, it makes him seem bad, but he’s really good.” “Would you want Aslan’s help if you were a dragon?” “No, but I’d need it, right? Or he’d maybe hurt me worse. It IS […]

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Chapters 5-6

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“Lucy never complains. Is that because she’s a girl?” “What do you think?” “Well, not in real life, but I meant is it because she’s a girl in Narnia where they have rules for what they should feel?” “If so, that makes me sad.” Lucy so unrealistically loves everything about this book experience that it’s […]

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – Chapters 2-4

Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia Guest Post by Alexis Record “This is sooooooooooooo boring. Why is sailing so boring? You’d think it’d be fun!” “This was my complaint as a kid, but if we suffer through then there are dragons later.” “There’d better be. When do we get […]

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Chapter 1

Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia   “So Eustace is born evil even though his parents are good?” “Oh sweetie, the book is trying to describe bad parents.” “What?! How?” The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is the third instillation in the Narnia series. For those at home, we’re […]

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Prince Caspian Chapters 12-15

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This post is a continuation of Reading with Little Bit: The Chronicles of Narnia by Alexis Record.   “Hey Mom, Aslan should have had the fighters come party instead of fighting.” “Parts of the party seem scary though.” “Yeah, Aslan is having fun hurting people… again.” We left off with the wild party around Aslan. […]

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Prince Caspian – Chapters 10-11

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This post is a continuation of Reading with Little Bit: The Chronicles of Narnia by Alexis Record.   “Aslan is a horrible jerk.” “Agreed.” “What’s a worse word than jerk, Mom?” “I’ll tell you when you’re older.” Lucy’s experience with Aslan is every Christian’s dream. She’s described as having a changed face with eyes that […]

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Prince Caspian – Chapters 7-9

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This post written by Alexis Record is a continuation of the series – Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia. “Mommy? Why did you laugh when they said they were going to wind Susan’s horn?” “Ummmmmmm…” Caspian’s army is discovered by Miraz’s army and they are engaged in battle. Caspian […]

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