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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Themes & Characters

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Themes and Characters

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe features a wide variety of characters, including kindly beavers, who talk and fish with fishing poles; good and evil trees; a sensitive giant; a half-goat and half-human Faun, who reads books such as Is Man a Myth?; a wicked witch; a noble lion; and four human children.

The children are the major characters in the book, but the noble lion Aslan and the White Witch have important roles.

Lucy and Edmund are the most developed characters. Lucy, bright, resourceful, and adventurous, has a loving nature and remarkable honesty. On the other hand, her brother Edmund is a bully. A "spiteful" boy, he has learned to pick on younger children at school and enjoys humiliating Lucy. Even though he, like Lucy, visits Namia before the other children do, he lies about it to make Lucy appear crazy. He often feels, with...

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This section contains 894 words
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