FABLES TO DIGITALISATION - SPECIAL FOCUS ON C. S. LEWIS' CHRONICLES OF NARNIAJournal: International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology(IJMET) (Vol.10, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2019-02-27
Authors : ELIZABETH BIJU K. MEENAKSHI;
Page : 561-570
Keywords : Children’s literature; C.S. Lewis; instruction; interaction and delight.;
The present article highlights the popularity of Children's literature, with a special focus on the works of C.S. Lewis, and how it serves as a tool of instruction, interaction and delight to the young minds. The main context of the article i.e. folktales and fables is discussed, taking into consideration the most important and familiar fantasy novel of C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, though popularly considered as Children's Literature is used to entertain children and young adults alike. It goes on to trace how the book was converted into its digitalized form as The Chronicles of Narnia. Thereafter, the article makes a concise analysis of the development of the themes as well as the symbols used in the movie followed by a discussion of the elements and style adopted in the movie which showcases how contemporary society adopts fables. The conclusion pictures the growth of fables to digitalization, the making of the movie, a brief history of the book adaptation, impact and reception of the book and movie, along with the identification of the positive and negative evaluation of the film. In addition to this, a comparison of the book and the movie is made. The plot of the novel has been analyzed in terms of its depiction of various linguistic patterns, correct usage of grammar and rhythmic arrangement of words with alluring nature.
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