C. S. Lewis Writing Styles in A Grief Observed

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Perspective

C.S. Lewis is a world-renowned theologian and philosopher educated at Oxford, following several boarding schools in his youth, one of which put Lewis under the tutelage of a logician that would forever shape his thinking, Mr. W. T. Kirkpatrick of Great Bookham in Surry, or as Lewis called him, "The Great Knock". It is his very logical and well-read intellect that makes Lewis such a thought-provoking writer on whatever subject he tackles. Grief is a topic he approached during his own very intimate experience with it, recording his thoughts in a journal at points throughout the months following his wife's death. Lewis intended to put down a sort of map to allow people mourning losses to know what to expect. The result is at once an emotionally vulnerable and theologically sound examination of personal disillusionment and the character and intentions of God.

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