Author speculates that echoes of Andersen’s “Snow Queen” inevitably (for readers familiar with the tale) bring a tinge of sexuality to encounters with the White Witch of Narnia. In this way, Lewis’s deliberately sexless tales become, for some characters, an exploration of dealing with the pull toward maturity. Touches on responses to Narnia by Pullman and Gaiman.
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