Posts Tagged ‘Psyche’

            In chapter eight we read of Orual’s reaction to Psyche being taken away and a discussion between her and the Fox about the gods.  Orual’s attitude towards the gods is of unremitting hostility, while we see chinks in the armor of the Fox’s philosophy. Read the rest of this entry »

            Chapter 7 of Till We Have Faces narrates the last conversation between Psyche and Orual before Psyche is sacrificed.  It is crucial for understanding both Psyche and Orual, their beliefs concerning the gods and the character of their love.   Ironically, even though this is Orual’s account of her complaint against the gods, Psyche comes off much better than her older sister. Read the rest of this entry »

            Chapter 3 of Till We Have Faces related the increasing practice of worshipping Psyche.  In chapter 4 we begin to see the dangerous consequences of this worship.  We also see a more clearly negative side to Orual. Read the rest of this entry »

            Chapter 3 of C.S. Lewis’s Till We Have Faces continues two important themes.  First, there is the increasing attribution of divinity to Psyche by word and worship.  Second, the discussion between the Fox and Orual concerning the gods takes a couple of interesting turns. Read the rest of this entry »