Perelandra - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

In this chapter, Ransom awakens after his first night of sleep to the sight of a dragon. He is convinced the dragon is a rational creature. It is a most wonderful looking creature, but also dangerous looking. When it walks away and then returns to him, he feels his is mad to stand and wait for it, in case it is unfriendly. In fact, however, it is unaware of him, convincing him it must be an "irrational" creature.

Ransom finds himself not-so-gently nudged by the creature toward a special plant. This plant is another treat for the eyes, and emits a sweet, exquisite liquid that awakens Ransom in a way he had never been awakened before. He then sets out to find the food he had the day before. He finds instead a berry. Some with dark red centers are so appealing, Ransom...

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