19241Re: [mythsoc] Re: Lucy, Galadriel, and Temptation
- Dec 11, 2007On Dec 10, 2007, at 2:58 PM, Lynn Maudlin wrote:
> Lewis was trying to make Aslan as much like Jesus as he could imagineWell, all I can say is that for me he failed utterly. I can only
read the books if I 'suspend disbelief' and treat Aslan as a purely
fictional character, like Manwe or Mana-Yood-Sushai or Koshchei the
Deathless (i.e., as god, not God).
I suspect others have the reverse problem with Pullman; they read
his fantasy as if he were writing a realistic novel about our world,
and react accordingly.
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