Setting

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Digory and Polly live on a city block in London where all the houses share a common attic, from one end of the street to the other. It is...

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Literary Qualities

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Part of what Lewis wanted to do in The Magician's Nephew was explore the Godlike creation of an entire world. Therefore, he draws on...

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Social Sensitivity

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The Magician's Nephew can be read as a great adventure, and it is likely that the adventure is what appeals most to its readers. An...

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Topics for Discussion

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1. How well does The Magician's Nephew answer your questions about the origins of Narnia?

2. Should Aslan be angry at...

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Ideas for Reports and Papers

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1. How well does The Magician's Nephew answer questions about the history of Narnia that arise in The Lion, the Witch and the...

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Related Titles / Adaptations

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Lewis said that his publisher chose the order in which his Narnia books were published, and when asked in what order they should be read, if...

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For Further Reference

(Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults)

Beetz, Kirk H. Exploring C. S. Lewis's "The Chronicles of Narnia." Osprey, FL: Beacham Publishing, 2001. This book is intended for...

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