Tag Archives: Chronicles of Narnia

“Insurgent” & Other Unnecessary Movie Sequels: Why Do Studios Keep Making Them?

What do The Golden Compass, Eragon, and the Chronicles of Narnia have in common? If you answered “they’re all fantasy films!” then, well… yes, yes, you’re right and I obviously didn’t think this question through well enough because it actually allows for more than … Continue reading

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Spring Into A Summer Of Rereading

I plan to read many books this spring and summer. I always do. There’s The Silmarillion to begin and the Heroes of Olympus series to finish and the Maggie Stiefvater books that I haven’t already read. There’s Insurgent and Allegiant. The Maze … Continue reading

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Ten Questions About The “Chronicles Of Narnia”

So, I wanted to join the monthly link-up held at The Book Chewers because the March prompt was Narnia-themed, but… I didn’t pay attention to the deadline for linking up. Yes, I fail at everything. Anyway, that’s why my link-up … Continue reading

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Representation And Disappointment

A short time ago, two of my favorite bloggers posted about LGBTQ+ representation in books. Orphu’s “Heterosexuality and Bigoted Ghosts” discussed the misconception that sexuality isn’t a thing in children’s books (and how it’s only perceived as being inappropriate if the … Continue reading

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I Never Noticed That Until Now

The other day, I was daydreaming about fairy tales instead of doing my schoolwork. Hey, life is short. And should not be wasted with math homework. Anyway. It dawned on me that the story didn’t make sense. Why had I … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fantasy

“The best fantasy is written in the language of dreams. It is alive as dreams are alive, more real than real… for a moment at least… that long magic moment before we wake. Fantasy is silver and scarlet, indigo and … Continue reading

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The Impossible Bucket List

“It’s been said that a reader lives a thousand lives, and it’s true. We have an advantage over the rest of the population. We sit on our beds, crack open a book, and we’re whisked away to far-off lands where … Continue reading

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Doubt Not, Reepicheep (Narnia Letter-To-A-Character Link-Up)

“Where sky and water meet, Where the waves grow sweet, Doubt not, Reepicheep, To find all you seek, There is the utter East.” – The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis First, an apology – I’m very busy … Continue reading

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The Physics Of Phiction

One of our final assignments for Physics this year was about creativity, rather than calculations. Yay! I had to find at least eight pictures illustrating physics concepts, then state what the concept was and how it was illustrated. Whenever possible, … Continue reading

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A Unexpected Literary Dinner Party

Many months ago, I wrote a post for the August 2011 NaBloPoMo based on this prompt: “What character would you want to have over for dinner and what would you cook?” It was a horrid post. It was one of … Continue reading

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