C. S. Lewis | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Ann Bonsor

This literature criticism consists of approximately 9 pages of analysis & critique of C. S. Lewis.
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Critical Essay by Ann Bonsor

SOURCE: "'One Huge and Complex Episode': The Diary of C. S. Lewis," in Contemporary Review, Vol. 260, No. 1514, March, 1992, pp. 145-9.

In the following essay, Bonsor discusses Lewis's personal life and relationships as revealed in All My Road Before Me.

'If Theism had done nothing else for me, I should still be thankful that it cured me of the time-wasting and foolish practice of keeping a diary' wrote C. S. Lewis in 1955. This is an interesting and not altogether unexpected statement when one considers Lewis's complicated and secretive personality, and although it is true that the 'huge and complex episode' he refers to in his autobiography Surprised by Joy almost certainly concerns his relationship with Mrs. Moore, one might say the phrase describes as well as any other the extraordinary contradictions...

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