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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 1

Aslan turned to them and said: “You do not yet look so happy as I mean you to be.” Lucy said, “We’re so afraid of being sent away, Aslan. And you have sent us back into our own world so … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 19

Good stories often introduce the marvelous or supernatural, and nothing about Story has been so often misunderstood as this. Thus, for example, Dr Johnson, if I remember rightly, thought that children liked stories of the marvelous because they were too … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 2

Some people seem to think that I began by asking myself how I could say something about Christianity to children; then fixed on the fairy tale as an instrument; then collected information about child-psychology and decided what age-group I’d write … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 16

The value of the myth is that it takes all the things we know and restores to them the rich significance which has been hidden by “the veil of familiarity”. The child enjoys his gold meat (otherwise dull to him) … Continue reading

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