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The Horse and His Boy

Chapter 1 Shasta lives in the south of the great empire of Calormen with a poor fisherman he calls father. One day, a Tarkaan (great lord) comes to their hut and offers to buy Shasta from the...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2020 6:34 pm UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

The main characters in The Horse and His Boy are: Shasta (Prince Cor) - He is the elder twin brother of Prince Corin of Archenland. He was kidnapped and adopted in Calormen by a fisherman named...

Latest answer posted September 8, 2015 1:04 pm UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

One major theme is pride vs. humility. Bree is a very proud horse. He knows he is smarter than the non-talking horses of Calormen. He knows he is from Narnia, and is proud of it. But he is also...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2016 2:15 am UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

Often the term foreshadowing is used of negative things, such as death, that are going to happen in a story. In the case of C.S. Lewis, he foreshadows many things, good and bad. Lewis is such a...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2016 2:50 am UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

The lines that you quote here come from the very beginning of the book. At this point, the nobleman has seen Shasta and wants to buy him from his "father." The "father" is trying to get the...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2011 11:22 pm UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

Shasta leaves his home to search for Narnia because a stranger is bargaining to buy him from the man he calls his father. He is afraid of what this stranger might be like, so when he is invited by...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2009 6:22 am UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

You can find excellent lesson plan material for this book right here at eNotes (see the link below). The Lesson Plan contains teacher plans, a student packet, and additional materials.The...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2007 5:51 am UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

A central problem that occupies all the characters is release from oppression. Shasta, the boy of the title, is both enslaved and fearful; he decides to leave what he considers home in hopes of...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2019 6:37 am UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

The Horse And His Boy is part of the Chronicles of Narnia series of books by C.S. Lewis. It is the fifth book of the series. This book takes place during a time when the Pevensie children (Lucy,...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2017 9:57 pm UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

Shasta is running away from an abusive home life. A Narnian boy, Shasta has been raised in the Southern land of Calormen by a fisherman called Arsheesh, who treats him abominably. When Shasta gets...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2020 11:04 am UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

Shasta refuses to do several things in C. S. Lewis's The Horse and His Boy. First, he refuses to remain any longer with his “father” after he discovers that the man he has always known as such is...

Latest answer posted May 13, 2021 3:44 pm UTC

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The Horse and His Boy

In The Horse and His Boy, Bree and Shasta are escaping to Narnia when they meet Aravis and Hwin. Hwin, like Bree, is a talking horse of Narnian origin, while Aravis is the daughter of a great lord...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2021 6:19 pm UTC

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