The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Setting

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Narnia

This is the book's primary setting, a country both magical and medieval. The countryside is generally unsettled and what might be described as uncivilized, in that it is inhabited almost entirely by animals and mythical creatures like dryads (spirits of trees), naiads (spirits of water), and other fairy tale/fantasy creatures like dwarfs, fauns, centaurs, and giants.

Given the book’s resemblances/references to the Biblical story of Christ and his passion, the country of Narnia can be seen as an external representation of what might best be described as an internal state of being – specifically, the essential goodness, freedom, and naturalness of the human spirit. This manifests in several ways – in Narnia’s unspoiled natural beauty, in the sense that virtually anything is possible and, perhaps most importantly, in the sense that is the battleground for what is, arguably, the eternal struggle between good (i.e. Aslan...

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