Category Archives for Chronicles of Narnia

The Magician’s Nephew – Chapter 1

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Alexis Record   “Okay little girl, buckle up! This is my favorite book of the series.” “Are people who are different treated better?” “Okay I admit there are still problematic elements…” “So it still has the same bad parts like the other books?” “NO BUT YOU MUST LOVE THIS ONE.” “Why?” “Because it’s my favorite! […]

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The Horse and His Boy – Chapters 12-15

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By Alexis Record “And he didn’t get to do war anymore so that was the worst punishment of all.” “Awww, poor guy. Aslan is so mean!” “No war for you! And war is great so you’re missing out!” “No killing for you!” “Too bad!” Shasta made it to Narnia and runs into a Talking Hedgehog […]

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The Horse and His Boy – Chapter 11

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Reading with Little Bit: A Critical Look at The Chronicles of Narnia By Alexis Record “If Aslan is powerful, why didn’t he save Shasta as a baby by sending him back to his family instead of giving him to someone who would abuse him all his life?” “Good point, I…” “Why can’t Aslan just blow […]

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The Horse and His Boy – Chapters 9-10

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Alexis Record “Lions are really bad!” “Just this one.” “I was talking about the ones in Calormen, too.” “They are all the same one.” “Wait…it’s Aslan? Really?” “Yeah it will all be revealed in a chapter or so.” “But these lions were all shaggy and bitey.” “It was still Aslan.” “He’s really awful.” “Agreed.” The […]

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The Horse and His Boy – Chapters 6-8

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Alexis Record “I know all about marriage.” “Oh really! Enlighten me.” “Well you hug and kiss, and you fight over the thermostat and hide the video game controllers.” “That’s actually pretty accurate.” “No one should be forced to do those things. That would be wrong.” “You’re right. Someone should always have the right to choose […]

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The Horse and His Boy – Chapters 4-5

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  By Alexis Record “What’s a litter?” “It’s like a bench that people carry you around on.” “Can I have one?” “No.” “Please?” “No.” “Please please please pleeeeeeeeease!” “No.” “And you and daddy could carry me around on it!” “No.” “…” “…” “Maybe for my birthday?” Tashbaan is the most beautiful city. It’s pure grandeur, […]

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The Horse and His Boy – Chapters 2-3

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By Alexis Record “If war means killing people, why would anyone want to do it?” “Maybe to defend their land or lives.” “Okay, but why look forward to it?” “Warriors get honor and glory out of killing in battle. It shows how strong they are.” “That shouldn’t get you honor and glory.” “I know.” “Grownups […]

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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

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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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