- Writing: answer questions about chapter 1.
- Answer questions about chapter 2.
- Answer questions about chapter 3.
- Read the dedication, and answer these questions:
- How old is “too old for fairy tales”?
- How old is “old enough to start reading fairy tales again”?
- Who was Lucy Barfield?
- What is a fairy-tale? How is it different from other genres, e.g. fantasy, myth, legend? Write three paragraphs. Write your paper using the “Student Paper” format I showed you last time (see last time’s handout). It can be typed or hand-written, and should be double-spaced.
- give examples of well-known fairy-tales, including fairy-tales you read (or had read to you) as a child,
- give examples of typical fairy-tale characters and themes,
- and compare fairy-tales with other genres, such as traditional stories. For example, are Japanese traditional stories 昔話 fairy-tales? Why, or why not?
- Visit the C.S. Lewis Resource page, click on the different links, listen to C.S. Lewis’ voice, leave a comment.
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