Planet Theory

Discussion in 'The Chronicles of Narnia' started by Emphyrio, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. Emphyrio

    Emphyrio New Member

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    Has anyone else seen that documentary about the Ph.D. student who has written his thesis about the fact that the Narnia books can be interpreted as representations of the planets of our solar system?

    For anyone who is familiar with the theory, do you agree/disagree/think it's plausible etc?
     
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    Window Bar "We Read for Light"

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    I'm not familiar with the theory. Of course Lewis did play around with Mars in "Out of the Silent Planet" and with Venus in "Perelandra." The second of these rivals Tolkien's work vis-a-vis inducing the reader's trance that makes an imaginary world real. It's the best of his fiction.
     
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    Necromancer Ranger of Ithilien

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    Perelandra is part of The Chronicles Of Narnia?
     
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    I've heard of it, but haven't seen a documentary. I'll have to watch for it. :)

    I say plausible. The "planetary" qualities are pretty consistent, although I say that having re-read the books looking for parallels.

    I've heard Perelandra is excellent. I plan on reading it as soon as I can get my mitts on a copy.
     
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    There's a theory that the narnia books are representative of the solar system? Could you explain? Certainly haven't ever heard anything about that.
     
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    no, I just see CALing FOR narNIA
    and it's all there, anglo saxons or, you know giants, about Quebeck? right so like Hells of North was, Quebeck, and it's mostly in Pacifica, Califonria coast, down through, dangerous, Calexico Mexicali there, to Calramoun?
    but like, Christian faith? What if it's,
    not your church's christian?
    V. Prince Caspien son of Peter
    VL. Voyage of the Dawntreader
    VLi. The Silver Chair
    VLii. Hells of North
    iX. Son of Suzanne
    So like Suzanne's opinion of the witch, "With such an inmarkable Robe..." "Sorry, Suzanne, her what?" "It's remarkable... in... Narnia.." "She's not a real Woman?" "Witch, Woman.."? "She's not you.." "Thank you Peter, no... no she is not.."
    CALIFORNIA