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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader


by C.S. Lewis

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Fate and Free Will Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #1

There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it. (1.1)

Eustace's unpleasant name seems to reflect his unpleasant personality, even though he was named before his personality developed.

Quote #2

"I do not know what it means. But the spell of it has been on me all my life." (2.23)

We find it a little irritating that Reepicheep has been living with a prophecy all this time and didn't think to mention it once in the previous book, Prince Caspian.

Quote #3

"Did you know I was there all the time?"

"Well, of course I knew when I let the Duffers make themselves invisible that you would be coming along presently to take the spell off. I wasn't quite sure of the exact day." (11.11-12)

As a magician, Coriarkin has a general sense of things that are fated to happen in the future, but he doesn't know exactly how they will come about.

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