Monthly Archives: January 2017

Discarded Image, Ch. 4

In the chapter, “Selected Materials, The Seminal Period,” Lewis introduces us to those authors whose works did indeed sew the seeds of what grew into the Medieval Model of the universe – that imaginative framework which had an “emotional effect” … Continue reading

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The Discarded Image, Ch. 3

In this chapter, Lewis surveys important classical works read by Medievals. ¬†Elements of the Medieval mind gleaned from this chapter are: 1 The Platonism they held was limited in scope and filtered down to them through other writers; they only … Continue reading

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The Discarded Image – ch.’s 1 & 2

Lewis’ The Discarded Image is meant to be something of a manual for reading Medieval literature. ¬†Lewis’ goal is to inform us about the Medieval mind so that we will be able to appreciate and understand Medieval literature “from the … Continue reading

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