Hufflepuff Evaluations — Hufflepuff only
C.S. Lewis claimed he wrote a “supposal” rather than an allegory.” Proposition: He was
right. He actually achieved critical distance and a unique artistic production.
Respond by doing the following:
1.) identifying the primary differences between “supposal” and “allegory” for Lewis;
2.) using textual evidence from at least two novels in
The Chronicles of Narnia
3.) referencing two of the following: the Bible, Augustine, Plato, “On Stories,” “The
Necessity of Chivalry,” “On Fairy-stories,” “The Necessity of Chivalry,” and “Myth
A few reminders: You have 750-1000 words to make your case, so avoid fluff. To that
end don’t rely on block quotes. Also, don’t rely on other people for this assignment.
Plagiarism (which includes unauthorized group work) is strictly prohibited.
Consult the Writing Guide (Appendix I of the syllabus) for formatting rules, notes on
Philip Pullman claimed to be a "Church of England atheist" whereas Freitas and King
think he's more of a panentheist. However, Dust seems to emanate from a (platonic?)
primary world. (Recall the importance of primary worlds from the theory we engaged
early in the class.) This seems to suggest greater Christian influence on the trilogy.