Michael Ward

A Look at Lewis’s Poetry

A Look at Lewis’s Poetry
  • Jan 09, 2017
  • Michael Ward
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C.S. Lewis’s poetry is probably the least well-known part of his output. It is also probably the least liked part. People complain that Lewis had a tin ear as a poet. He didn’t give us verse that sings. It’s too full of knots. So they say.

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A Look at Lewis’s Poetry

  • Jan 19, 2009
  • Michael Ward
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C.S. Lewis’s poetry is probably the least well-known part of his output. It is also probably the least liked part. People complain that Lewis had a tin ear as a poet. He didn’t give us verse that sings. It’s too full of knots. So they say. I disagree. Or rather, …

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Prince Caspian and the Planets

  • May 15, 2008
  • Michael Ward
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Prince Caspian is woken by his tutor, Dr. Cornelius, in the middle of the night and taken up a dark stairway to the top of a tower. There he sees the conjunction of two planets: “Tarva, the Lord of Victory, salutes Alambil, the Lady of Peace.” According to Dr Cornelius, …

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