By Sarah Levesque Word Count: 789 Rating: G Summary: A discourse on the effect of magic, particularly Harry Potter, on children. Harry Potter was, is and will continue to be controversial as reading material for children. The greatest reason is because the young protagonists are witches and wizards, though there are other concerns such... Continue Reading →
"Why do you say such things about King Edmund?" she would ask them. "He has obviously been forgiven by Aslan, his family, and most of the Narnians, else he would not be on the throne."
"The children and women cowered in the farthest corners of the Sorcerer's house - and then the silence was broken as the Sorcerer began to chant, banging against the walls of the house."
"The Catholic and the Convert both wrote about life as part of a grand Story, of the dangers and seductiveness of Evil, of the power of Good, and of the End."
"For Lewis and Tolkien, it is not only knowledge and skill that make for good fantasy, but has a right way to be, and an end that makes it good or bad."
"I believe that the worth of a story, in any genre or medium, is dependent upon how much that story can reveal about our own souls, and ultimately, how much it can reveal to us about the Nature of Love."
"Yes. I am King Peter's daughter. I am the daughter of the man who was terribly angry for most of the duration of his last visit."