Bullet Point For An Interpretation of The Ocean at the End of the Road

  • Explicit references to CS Lewis’s books indicates intertextuality or links to The Chronicles of Narnia; parallells between those books and Gaiman’s book that I have found are: A good supernatural creature who can speak a perfect language that can create (the lion Aslan in CS Lewis’s story, Lettie Hempstock in Gaiman’s), a wicked female creature waken to life by a boy (Edmund and the White Witch in the Narnia-books, the protagonist and Ursula in The Ocean at the End of the Lane), a small water where one can travel between worlds (in the Narnia-books this is where the protagonists comes to when putting the supernatural rings on, in The Ocean at the End of the Road it is the pond that the book’s title refers to found at the Hempstock’s farm)
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