C. S. Lewis wrote Perelandra. The aim of this lesson is to examine C.S. Lewis’s life and writing.
Class discussion: When did Lewis begin writing? What sort of things did he write as a teen? How did Norse mythology and his love of the natural world influence his writing? How did W. B. Yeats influence Lewis’s writing? How did his conversion to Christianity change his writing? What influence did J. R. R. Tolkien have on Lewis’s writing? What literary group did Lewis and Tolkien belong to? How did that group influence Lewis’s writing?
Activity: Create a chart or poster that shows these things: books C.S. wrote, genre(s) of books he wrote, awards he won for writing, books that were made into movies, what critics said about his writing.
Assignment: Read biographical information about Lewis. Write the answers to...
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