Perelandra

by

C. S. Lewis

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Waves

In the novel, waves symbolize the things which Maleldil (God) sends to his creatures—for instance, certain situations, people, or events. The Green Lady often speaks of plunging into the waves, or swimming along with them…

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The Fixed Land

On Perelandra, all the landmasses are islands, with the exception of a mountainous continent known as the Fixed Land, which Maleldil has forbidden the King and Queen to sleep or dwell on. Thus, throughout…

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