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The Great Divorce

C. S. Lewis addresses why he gave The Great Divorce its title in the preface of his book. He states that it is in answer to William Blake's book The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, but whereas Blake...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2019, 10:27 am (UTC)

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The Great Divorce

The narrator awakens at the end of the work to discover that his "journey" to Grey Town and the High Country is a dream. He believes that he is burying his face in his Heavenly mentor's robe but...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2012, 6:02 pm (UTC)

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The Great Divorce

The ghosts are the transparent humans who have died and arrive in Grey Town. Most of the ghosts described by the narrator choose to get on the bus going to the Heaven-like location but do not...

Latest answer posted June 25, 2012, 10:20 pm (UTC)

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The Great Divorce

C.S. Lewis' The Great Divorce opens in a dreary town later revealed to be Hell. The narrator boards a bus; he is eager to leave this dreary place, even though he does not know where the bus is...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2016, 6:40 pm (UTC)

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The Great Divorce

C.S. Lewis’s The Great Divorce is the tale of individuals attempting to get to—or running away from—heaven in the afterlife. Their inability to get to heaven on their own is usually due to some...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2018, 12:31 pm (UTC)

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