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Fighting For Hope: The Chronicles of Narnia and the Harry Potter Series as Transformative Works for Child Readers Traumatized by War
Price: Free! Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / General
In The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis and the Harry Potter series from J.K. Rowling, tales of child warriors battling evil are set within a buffered fantasy world, creating a safe haven for child readers to explore, frame, and define their own fears. These characters ultimately offer the possibility of empowerment to child readers lost in feelings of helplessness in the real world.