Perelandra Topics for Discussion

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Lewis makes an intense play on names. Maleldil tells Dr. Ransom that He is also called Ransom (note the capitals). Discuss the significance of that name.

Compare and contrast the battle between Dr. Ransom and the Un-Man over The Green Lady to the Biblical account of the fall of man. How does the argument by the Un-Man compare to the Devil's deception in the Garden of Eden? What are the differences between that battle and the Biblical account? How do the fallacies of the Un-Man's arguments compare to the fallacy of the Devil's argument with Eve?

When Professor Weston discusses with Dr. Ransom his quest in life, and his apparent great discovery, he talks about the Force. In what way does this discussion reveal how the Un-Man is able to overtake Weston's body for his own evil purposes? Why is Weston susceptible to being...

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