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Queen Susan Pevensie ? She was known to the Narnians as Queen Susan the Gentle , and was known to be logical to the point of being stubborn sometimes , motherly, and more serious than her younger sister, Lucy. After the Pevensie 's second visit to Narnia, she was told that she would never again return. During this last visit, there were some indications that Susan was having trouble believing in Narnia. She was the last of the children to believe and see Aslan during the nighttime hike to Aslan's How , and when she finally saw him, he told her she had been "listening to fears" , and comforted her. Thankfully this only happened in the book.
Lewis loves his gender roles. And, as the oldest girl among the four children in Narnia, Susan often takes on a motherly role.
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These followers know my love of all things C. Lewis , particularly the Chronicles of Narnia , have heard me wax poetic about gender theory , and have heard me scream about feminism in varying posts or tweets. All of these factors lead to one question:. Oh, Susan. The most maligned and misinterpreted of Pevensies. And, incidentally, my favorite character.
While he was eating the Queen kept asking him questions. At first Edmund tried to remember that it is rude to speak with one's mouth full, but soon he forgot about this and thought only of trying to shovel down as much Turkish Delight as he could, and the more he ate the more he wanted to eat, and he never asked himself why the Queen should be so inquisitive. She got him to tell her that he had one brother and two sisters, and that one of his sisters had already been in Narnia and had met a Faun there, and that no one except himself and his brother and his sisters knew anything about Narnia. She seemed especially interested in the fact that there were four of them, and kept on coming back to it. At last the Turkish Delight was all finished and Edmund was looking very hard at the empty box and wishing that she would ask him whether he would like some more.
Read an in-depth analysis of The White Witch. Themes Motifs Symbols Key Facts. Important Quotations Explained. The noble lion sacrifices his life so that the Witch will spare Edmund. After being resurrected the next morning, Aslan rises and defeats the White Witch once and for all.