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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

by C.S. Lewis

Fate and Free Will Quotes

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Quote #7

They did not even try to stop him, for everything now felt as if it had been fated or had happened before. (16.56)

Is there a difference between feeling like something is "fated" to happen and feeling like it has already happened? Is déjà vu like destiny?

Quote #8

The children got out of the boat and waded – not towards the wave but southward with the wall of water on their left. They could not have told you why they did this; it was their fate. (16.58)

Edmund, Lucy, and Eustace just know what to do when they get to the eastern edge of the world. Maybe being that close to Aslan's country has sharpened their intuition.

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