Examines the motif of the seven cardinal sins within Voyage, linking each of the seven lost lords of Narnia to a particular vice and showing how the crew of the Dawn Treader resists the vices to which they succumbed. This essay is meant to be read with Schuknecht, Mattison “C.S. Lewis’s Debt to Dante” in the same issue, as each comments on the other.
Martin, Thomas L.
"Seven for Seven: The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader" and the Literary Tradition,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 34
, Article 4.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol34/iss2/4
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