Evil vs. Good: A Representation into Important Characters of Narnia by C.S Lewis

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Nowadays, children books are full field with morals and lesson to teach children how to behave and react in real life situations. A classic subject that teaches children is the rivalry between good and bad, where good defeats bad after a battle. An example of a children novel that explores in different ways the good versus the bad is The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, written by C.S Lewis. The author of this novel uses literary elements to demonstrate the idea of good and evil, an example of which would be characterisation. Aslan and the White Witch embody the characteristics of the good and the evil, two of which are their physical and psychological descriptions and their actions in the novel.
First of all, Aslan and the White
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In the last battle, he will fight on Narnia’s side, which is the good side, defeating evil. This is why Aslan embody the good figure.
In the case of the White Witch, she is the real incarnation of evil. This can be easily seen throughout her description by the other characters. In the following quote, Lucy is explaining to Edmund who the White Witch is: “She is a perfectly terrible person, said Lucy. She calls herself the Queen of Narnia thought she has no right to be queen at all and […] at least all the good ones—simply hate her. And she can turn people into stone and do all kinds of horrible things. And she has made a magic so that it is always winter in Narnia—always winter, but it never gets to Christmas.” (Lewis 42). Effectively, she holds in fear everyone in Narnia. If they don’t do what she commends them to do, she turns them into stone. She is the perfect incarnation of evil, feared by everyone. She is associated with winter, synonym of coldness and unwanted feeling. The term “White” is a bit ironic because this color is associated with pure and good, but in this case, it is just a cover to disguise the evil of her character. She is manipulative and it is in this way that she gained Edmund trust in the first part. All those characteristics are pointing to the fact that she is pure evil. She has a cold and hard face, she is merciless and cruel. In this

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