The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Part 1, Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

This allegorical fantasy novel is the story of four British children who accidentally make their way (through a magical entrance in the back of a wardrobe) into a magical land, get caught up in a war, and emerge as kings and queens. As the children deal with both joy and despair, the narrative explores important parallels with the story of Christ, as well as themes of betrayal and loyalty, and the power and value of gifts.

Chapter 1, “Lucy Looks into a Wardrobe”

Taking refuge from the bombings in London, four children (Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy) are evacuated to a large house in the country. The house’s owner, referred to only as the Professor invites them to make themselves at home. The children become excited about all the possibilities for exploring and playing in the large, rambling house, but Lucy feels...

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