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dc.creatorThornton, Anna Russell
dc.date.accessioned2016-07-22T18:53:54Z
dc.date.available2016-07-22T18:53:54Z
dc.date.created2016
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11021/33375
dc.descriptionThesis; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]en_US
dc.descriptionAnna Russell Thornton is a member of the Class of 2016 of Washington and Lee University.en_US
dc.description.abstract. . . This, then, is my best guess (from what inadequate and ambiguous evidence I have gathered), as to how the story-germs of The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings grew in the soil of Lewis's and Tolkien's experiences. Lewis's Narnia, shaped by Protestantism and Platonism, employs supposition and occasional allegorical elements to grab the reader's attention and then point her eyes outward and upward. . . . By contrast, Tolkien approached the creation of Middle-earth from a Catholic medieval perspective. He understood suffering on both a personal and cultural level, and his works reflect a serious focus on the human experience. . . . [From Conclusion]en_US
dc.format.extent89 pagesen_US
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dc.subject.otherWashington and Lee University -- Honors in Englishen_US
dc.titleSurprised by Joy, Steeped in Sacrament: Shaping the Creative Imaginations of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien (thesis)en_US
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dc.rights.holderThornton, Anna Russell
dc.subject.fastTolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973en_US
dc.subject.fastLewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963en_US
dc.subject.fastTheologyen_US
local.departmentEnglishen_US
local.scholarshiptypeHonors Thesisen_US


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