The Silver Chair Characters & Themes

This Study Guide consists of approximately 59 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Silver Chair.
This section contains 1,358 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Silver Chair Study Guide

Jill Pole is the main character of The Silver Chair. She is one of Lewis's most puzzling yet most realistic characters, a person made up of the contradictions of good and bad that are typical of the human condition.

This makes her adventure in The Silver Chair a passionate account of a person's climb out of darkness into enlightenment, out of sadness into joy. At first, she seems to be a victim, someone in need of aid against a gang of bullies and a school administration that encourages the beating up of children.

Yet, when she is in Asian's Country, her thoughts are focused on showing up Eustace, who is afraid of heights, and while showing off, she sends him plummeting over the edge of a cliff.

At that moment, it is hard to tell whether she is a sympathetic or unsympathetic character. The answer, revealed...

(read more)

This section contains 1,358 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Silver Chair Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Silver Chair from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook