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1. Where is slavery found in "The Chronicles of Narnia"? Who are the slave owners? Who are the slaves? How does each group stand in relation to Aslan?

2. The Dawn Treader is similar to a Viking longboat. What did Viking longboats look like? Where did they sail? In what...

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1. Where is slavery found in "The Chronicles of Narnia"? Who are the slave owners? Who are the slaves? How does each group stand in relation to Aslan?

2. The Dawn Treader is similar to a Viking longboat. What did Viking longboats look like? Where did they sail? In what ways does the Dawn Treader resemble a Viking longboat?

3. Draw or paint a picture of the Dawn Treader. Pay careful attention to the descriptions in The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader" and remember that it is a colorful ship.

4. When Caspian wishes to journey all the way to Asian's country, he is told that he has responsibilities that require him to do his duty rather than what he wants to do. What was the medieval concept of a good king? What responsibilities would the good king be expected to fulfill?

5. Asian appears in several places in The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader." What is the purpose of each appearance? What do the other characters learn from each appearance of Aslan?

6. There are two great tables in "The Chronicles of Narnia": the Stone Table that appears in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Prince Caspian and Aslan's Table that appears in The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader." In what ways do the tables differ from one another? What does each symbolize? Why would Lewis link the two by having the stone knife that killed Asian while he was on the Stone Table be kept on Aslan's Table?

7. What is the connection between the lion and the lamb?

8. Coriakin serves Lucy tea. What is teatime like in England? Is what Coriakin serves Lucy typical of an English tea?

9. What is the process of Eustace's growth during the narrative of The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader?" How has he changed by the novel's end?

10. Why would Aslan bring Lucy, Edmund, and Eustace to the world of Narnia for the Dawn Treader's voyage? What do they contribute to the voyage? What do they themselves get out of the voyage?

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