Reality and Fantasy in C.S. Lewis’ “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe”
This paper focuses on the place of reality in fantasy fiction. It discloses some appropriate conspicuous aspects of one of the most celebrated twentieth-century author C.S. Lewis. In his novel “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”, Lewis has depicted a number of elements and events which reflect reality in a fantasy world. This study intends to explore Lewis’ Philosophical and literary thoughts about realism. In his novel, Lewis reflects war-time reality and he attaches war situation with his fictional story world. He creates lamp-post and other elements which symbolize reality. He explores so many occurrences which focused on the reversal of reality to myth and myth to reality. This paper intends to project how his novel connects with the real world and it is not an escape from reality.