A Guide Through Narnia by Martha C. Sammons

By Martha C. Sammons

A advisor via Narnia used to be one of many first in-depth experiences of C.S. Lewis's seven Chronicles of Narnia. the focal point and association of this revised and extended version is on why Lewis wrote the books as fairy stories, the simplest "Form" for his principles. it really is written for either scholars and students who are looking to extend their realizing of those renowned classics. Chapters comprise: -Seeing photos: How the books have been written, chronological summaries, ebook background -Selecting the correct shape: Why Lewis selected the fairy story shape, fairy story components and elegance -Seeing guy as Hero: baby heroes -Stealing previous Dragons: features of spiritual fable, allegory and "supposition," Christian components -Stepping throughout the Door: topics and results of fable -Dictionary of Names and areas Martha C. Sammons is Professor of English at Wright kingdom collage.

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The canvas was oiled to make it waterproof, and could be closed in front and back by drawstrings in case of a storm. Inside the wagon, hooks hung from the bows. They were used to hang clothing, weapons, and other items. Some wagons had springs to smooth out the ride, but only in the front. Even so, it was a rough and bumpy way to travel. In good weather, most people walked alongside the wagon. Some people just used their farm wagons, and built bows and covered them. These wagons were usually smaller than those built especially for the trip.

Women and girls wore dresses made from deerskin. Their jewelry was made from sea shells, metal, and beads. Clothing was often decorated with beadwork. The women also made moccasins for all the people of the tribe. They used buckskin and decorated them with quill work and beads. The Plains Indians first saw horses around 1540, when Spanish explorers reached the Great Plains. The Spanish made a law that the Indians of the Southwest could not have horses. But those who worked on Spanish ranches learned to train horses and to ride them.

Sallie Hester, age 14 in 1849 Some children were unhappy because they had to leave their pets behind. We took a last look at our dear homestead as it faded from our view. We looked back and saw our old watch dog, his name was Watch, howling on the distant shore. ” but he never ate afterwards, and soon died. —Etty Scott, age 11 in 1852 An ox yoke was made of wood. Photo by author, courtesy Garst Museum, Greenville, Ohio Rather than travel alone, the family traveled in a line with other wagons for safety.

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