Flashcards in Narnia Deck (40):
What are people doing in order to learn about religious ideas and practices?
They are watching films
What are films about religion replacing with regards to learning about religion?
Religious films have started to replace Holy Books and Scriptures when learning about religion
What captivates audiences worldwide?
How long has media manage to captivate audiences?
For many generations
What means media has become more accessible?
What has become a problem for filmmakers?
They have to appeal to more people of different cultures and beliefs
What is an issue with religious films?
They can wrongly interpret religious aspects
What do filmmakers have to get correct?
Religious and spiritual themes
If filmmakers get specific religious ideas and beliefs in their film what can this cause?
Religious outrage in communities
Who does the film "Narnia" appeal to?
Children and adults
Was Narnia intended by C.S.Lewis to focus on religious themes?
C.S.Lewis had not intended to focus on religious themes
Who sacrifices themselves for the good of Edmund?
What does Aslan's sacrifice for Edmund closely relate to?
The sacrifice of Jesus who died to save humanity from their sins
What is Edmund a symbol of?
What is used to display the importance of Aslan's resurrection scene?
Non-Diegetic sound and lighting
Why do the filmmakers use non-diegetic sound and lighting in the resurrection scene?
They use it to display how Aslan's body is not the same after resurrection just as Jesus's was
What do the character's become to the audience?
As the film was a book the characters were relatable, however as a film they become alive, more relatable and lovable to the audience
What scene is the most captivating throughout the film?
Aslan's crucifixion scene
How is Aslan's resurrection scene closely linked to Jesus's?
Aslan wears a crown of thorns and is mocked by the soldiers
How do both Jesus and Aslan become sacrificed?
They are betrayed
Which characters especially appeal to children?
The talking animals as they use witty remarks, however animals are already lovable creatures to children
What religion is represented in Narnia?
Why did Jesus willingly sacrifice himself?
He died to save humanity from their sins
When Aslan is resurrected what does he bring to the people of Narnia?
He brings hope and strength to those fighting against the White Witch
What did Jesus bring when he too was resurrected?
He brings hope and salvation to humanity
What is the professor depicted as?
God as he only appears to the children at a time of need just as God did for Jesus
What are the children referred as throughout the film?
'Sons of Adam' and 'Daughters of Eve'
What is the film considered?
A religious allegory
What type of film is Narnia?
A children's film
What are the characters distinct representations of?
Characters from the Biblical story
Who is Aslan depicted as?
Who is Edmund depicted as
Who does Edmund betray?
Both Aslan and his family just as Judas had done to Jesus
What do the children do when they first come across Mr Tumnus's cave?
They roll the stone away like they had done to Jesus's tomb only to find it empty
What does the empty cave suggest?
The need to search for the truth and what is considered as morally right
What prophecy is reflected throughout the film?
The prophecy of Jesus is reflected, there is a prophecy that "Two 'Sons of Adam' and two 'Daughters of Eve' will defeat the White Witch and restore peace to Narnia."
What will the prophecy do for Narnia?
Restore peace throughout Narnia
What is the film showing will overcome all?
What did Jesus have for humanity?