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The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, Chapters 14-17

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Chapters 14-17 “That’s so cool that Aslan was willing to get really hurt for Edmund, but he didn’t die for Edmund. It doesn’t count if he came back to life the next day totally fine like […]

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Chronicles of Narnia – The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe – Chapters 9-13

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia   By Alexis Record “Is Father Christmas a bad guy?” Disgusted by the blatant racism and prejudice of the previous chapter, Edmund sneaks off. Actually he was just going to betray them all, but I’m kind of with him at this point. Mr. […]

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia

The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Chapter 8 “Nope.” “Agreed.” The Beavers finally start answering the children’s questions. One of their first questions is about Aslan himself. The theology of Aslan has many parallels with the myths about Jesus by design: he was the King of Beasts, the King of this whole wood who […]

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Chronicles of Narnia – LWW – Chapters 6-7

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Chapters 6-7 “Does Mrs. Beaver have a first name? Is she the only girl animal in all of Narnia?” “No, and, um, no?” We left off with all four children stumbling into Narnia to prove it’s […]

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia, Part Three

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The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Chapter 5 “The professor totally knows about Narnia or he wouldn’t be saying this weird stuff, Mom.” “Yep. Just wait until The Magician’s Nephew.” “I thought so.” We last left off with Susan and Peter, the two oldest children, finally bringing their youngest siblings’ problems to the guy […]

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia, Part 2

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The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Chapters 1-4 “Oh, I do not like Edmund.” “No one does, honey.” Little Bit has patiently allowed me to explain the air raids of London during World War II before moving past the first paragraph of The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. This plot contrivance allows the […]

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia – Introduction

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By Alexis Record Magic spells, witches, and my devotedly conservative Christian parents are okay with it? Wow! I had a lot of restrictions growing up in the 80s and 90s during the height of my experience with evangelical culture. Leaders in our religious tradition considered many books, types of music, and television shows to be […]

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