Perelandra - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

Perelandra by C.S. Lewis is the second book of Lewis' Space Trilogy. In this account, Dr. Ransom battles the Dark Force on a new planet, facing the strongest, most destructive force known to man, temptation. The future of all mankind rests in his ability to prevent the Black Archon from causing the downfall of man. In many instances throughout the whole book, we are shown characteristics of the eldila, The Voice, and Maledil that correspond to angels, Christ, and God the Father. There are many parallels to Biblical accounts, both of the fall of mankind and the temptation of Jesus by Satan. The difference in this account is that the object being tempted, The Green Lady, does not succumb as Eve did. She overcomes, as Jesus did, but comes close to falling. Though The Green Lady parallels Eve and Jesus, she is...

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