History Literature / TheChroniclesOfNarnia

26th Jul '16 2:10:45 PM rmctagg09
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* GreaterScopeParagon: Aslan the lion plays the most prominent role in supernaturally aiding the heroes, while only brief influence is felt from his father, the Emperor-Beyond-The-Sea. As the books are Christian allegory, it is generally assumed that Aslan represents Jesus Christ (aka God the Son) while the Emperor is God the Father.
21st Jul '16 1:30:47 PM JoieDeCombat
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* AngelsDevilsAndSquid: Aslan (Angel), Jadis (Devil), and Tash (Squid).
13th Jul '16 3:58:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* RedHeadedHero: All good dwarfs have red hair and all evil dwarfs have black hair.

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* RedHeadedHero: RedIsHeroic: All good dwarfs have red hair and all evil dwarfs have black hair.
18th Jun '16 11:57:11 AM Generality
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* EthnicGod: Aslan is considered the ultimate king of all Narnians, whereas Tash is the god worshipped by all Calormens. However this is subverted in ''Literature/TheLastBattle'', which explains that these two are the [[GodOfGood gods of good]] and [[GodOfEvil evil]] respectively, and anyone who adops these aspects worships their respective being, regardless of the name they use.
7th Jun '16 9:40:51 PM LBHills
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* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: Grumpy and aggressive, yes, but also skilled archers.

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* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: Grumpy and aggressive, yes, aggressive metalworkers and miners. Subverted in one detail: the weapon of choice for Narnian dwarves is not the axe or hammer, but also skilled archers.the bow.
14th May '16 12:28:21 PM Silverblade2
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* BarefootSage[=/=]MagicalBarefooter: Coriakin, Ramandu, and the Hermit of the Southern March.

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* BarefootSage[=/=]MagicalBarefooter: BarefootSage: Coriakin, Ramandu, and the Hermit of the Southern March.



* BecauseDestinySaysSo

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* CaptainObvious - the Duffers put him to shame.

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* CaptainObvious - CaptainObvious: the Duffers put him to shame.



* ComesGreatResponsibility

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* FaeriesDontBelieveInHumansEither
* FairyTaleMotifs

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* FaunsAndSatyrs: Lewis describes both FaunsAndSatyrs as inhabitants of Narnia. Although he describes fauns as having the hindlegs of goats, long tails, curly hair, and small horns, the only description for the satyrs is that they are red as foxes or reddish-brown in color. The book illustrations depict fauns and satyrs as basically identical, with the exception of Mr. Tumnus, who is drawn with a long tail. The movies expand the difference by making fauns goat-legged and human bodied, with regular goat tails instead of long tails, and satyrs as basically human sized goats that walk on their hindlegs.



* InterdimensionalTravelDevice

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** See also: TitleDrop



* LightIsGood / DarkIsEvil: Played with. Most of the villains are not "dark", and while Aslan arguably fills the "light BigGood" niche the only truly light-oriented creatures, the stars, don't play a big role - nor do they seem any more morally conventional than any other race. The inhabitants of Narnia's underworld [[DarkIsNotEvil are mostly good]], and the very first villain is a [[WomanInWhite witch dressed in white]] (although not explicitly light related).

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* LightIsGood / DarkIsEvil: LightIsGood: Played with. Most of the villains are not "dark", and while Aslan arguably fills the "light BigGood" niche the only truly light-oriented creatures, the stars, don't play a big role - nor do they seem any more morally conventional than any other race. The inhabitants of Narnia's underworld [[DarkIsNotEvil are mostly good]], and the very first villain is a [[WomanInWhite witch dressed in white]] (although not explicitly light related).



* [[TokyoIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse Narnia Is The Center Of The Universe]]: Aside from ''Dawn Treader'', all the books' antagonists' plans involve Narnia in one form or another. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], in that Narnia was the first country made in the other world, and therefore the one most special to Aslan.



* [[FaunsAndSatyrs Our Goat People Are Different]]: Lewis describes both FaunsAndSatyrs as inhabitants of Narnia. Although he describes fauns as having the hindlegs of goats, long tails, curly hair, and small horns, the only description for the satyrs is that they are red as foxes or reddish-brown in color. The book illustrations depict fauns and satyrs as basically identical, with the exception of Mr. Tumnus, who is drawn with a long tail. The movies expand the difference by making fauns goat-legged and human bodied, with regular goat tails instead of long tails, and satyrs as basically human sized goats that walk on their hindlegs.



* [[PalsWithJesus Pals With Aslan]]

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* [[PalsWithJesus Pals With Aslan]]%%* PalsWithJesus



* PathOfInspiration: Subverted.
* PintsizedPowerhouse: Reepicheep, and how.
* PlantPerson: Dryads

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* {{Talking Animal}}s: We'd be strung up if we didn't mention this one.

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* {{Talking Animal}}s: Animal}}: We'd be strung up if we didn't mention this one.



* TokyoIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse: Aside from ''Dawn Treader'', all the books' antagonists' plans involve Narnia in one form or another. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], in that Narnia was the first country made in the other world, and therefore the one most special to Aslan.



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12th May '16 9:13:02 AM Jeduthun
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* MadLibFantasyTitle: Most likely the TropeMaker for [[FollowTheLeader all the later fantasy series]] that include "Chronicles" in their title. The books themselves also count, with their titles' invocations of such stock fantasy elements as "Magician," "Prince," "Battle," "Dawn", and so on.
6th May '16 12:26:20 AM GoldenSeals
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* HalfHumanHybrid: Several cases, even with at least one ''star,'' of all things. A couple decades after Narnia's beginning, the children of King Frank and Queen Helen wedded non-human Narnians. The sons married wood nymphs and river nymphs, and the daughters married wood gods and river gods. The peoples of Archenland and Calormen could count, being that they are descendants of these unions, despite the fact that they physically look completely human. After the Telmarine Conquest in Narnia, some of the dwarfs disguised themselves as humans and married humans and spawned a few half-dwarfs, Dr. Cornelius being one of them. It is debated whether Ramandu's daughter (Named "Lilliandil" in the film) is a full star or only half-star, though her son Rilian and his descendants, like Tirian, at least count as part-star. If you put the beavers' account of the White Witch's origins to her story of being queen of Charn and being brought into Narnia, it can be assumed that the race of Charn are descended from Jinn (demons) Giants.

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* HalfHumanHybrid: Several cases, even with at least one ''star,'' of all things. A couple decades after Narnia's beginning, the children of King Frank and Queen Helen wedded non-human Narnians. The sons married wood nymphs and river nymphs, and the daughters married wood gods and river gods. The peoples of Archenland and Calormen could count, being that they are descendants of these unions, despite the fact that they physically look completely human. After the Telmarine Conquest in Narnia, some of the dwarfs disguised themselves as humans and married humans and spawned a few half-dwarfs, Dr. Cornelius being one of them. It is debated whether Ramandu's daughter (Named "Lilliandil" in the film) is a full star or only half-star, though her son Rilian and his descendants, like Tirian, at least count as part-star. If you put the beavers' account of the White Witch's origins to her story of being queen of Charn and being brought into Narnia, it can be assumed that the race of Charn are descended from Jinn (demons) Giants.
21st Apr '16 1:43:32 PM Glim
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* BarefootSage: Coriakin, Ramandu, and the Hermit of the Southern March.

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* BarefootSage: BarefootSage[=/=]MagicalBarefooter: Coriakin, Ramandu, and the Hermit of the Southern March.
19th Mar '16 3:26:18 PM caffeinatedkate
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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: For Aslan. Go back and read ''The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe'' after you've read the later books and he is jarringly out of character throughout.
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