Category Archives for Chronicles of Narnia

The Horse and His Boy

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Guest writer Alexis Record Chapter 1 “His name is Sheesh? Really?” “Arsheesh.” “Sounds like sheesh.” “Maybe his father was Yikes and his mother was Jeez Louise.” “I can tell you’re joking because women don’t usually have names in these books.” *several minutes later* “Mom, are you still chuckling about your Jeez Louise joke from earlier?” […]

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The Silver Chair – Chapters 13-16

Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia by Alexis Record “Dying is good if you do it for Aslan because then he can bring you back to life in his land.” “I wonder why he makes you die at all, or suffer at all, to get there.” “Yeah I guess […]

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Silver Chair – Chapter 12

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  By Alexis Record “Yay Puddleglum! Finally someone put out that fire!” “I told you Puddleglum is the real hero of this story.” “Then why do you keep rooting for the Witch?!” “Do I? Oops.” The Witch has just entered the room with our heroes. She is angry that the prince is free, but she […]

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The Silver Chair – Chapters 9-11

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia “‘We’ve brought the anger of Aslan on us,’ he said. ‘That’s what comes of not attending to the signs. We’re under a curse, I expect. If it was allowed, it would be the best thing we could do, to take these knives and […]

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The Silver Chair – Chapters 7-8

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Guest writer – Alexis Record   “She got the order of the signs wrong? Wait, what were the signs again, Mom?” “Hold on, let me flip back.” “You think Aslan will punish us for forgetting?” Chapter 7 opens up in a snowy torture land. The children’s feet are in great pain, their ears ache, they […]

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The Silver Chair – Chapters 5-6

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia By Alexis Record “Ohhh, PuddleGLUM. I get it now.” “Yeah, he’s depressing, but he’s going to help them on their adventure.” *Little Bit, putting on the best Puddleglum expression* “Unless they die first or eat eaten by a lobster or choke on their […]

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The Silver Chair – Chapters 3 and 4

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia “They’re telling the queen’s story! Now we’ll finally learn her name!” “Nope. She’ll be referred to as the dead Queen or Caspian’s bride.” “You know, she is part star. Maybe some women aren’t real people.” “Was the man who was a former star […]

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The Silver Chair Chapters 1 (finished up) and 2

  “Mom, we already know Aslan is a jerk. I don’t even have to say it.” *we continue reading* “Ugh! Jerk!” *reading some more* “What a total jerk!” *two seconds later* “Aslan is a real jerk!” In this next section Aslan will be (*gasp*) a jerk. I know, you’re all shocked. We left Jill and […]

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The Silver Chair: 1 and 16 bookends

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by Alexis Record The bookends (beginning of first chapter and end of last chapter) “Why didn’t Eustace tell Jill everything before making her believe in Aslan?” “Why do you think?” “So he could be in charge and she’d just have to follow him. I mean, she didn’t know anything so would have to take his […]

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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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