The Aspects of Fantasy on "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" A Novel by C.S Lewis
This study related to the aspects of fantasy: the characteristics, functions, and kinds of fantasy. The aims of this thesis are to describe the characteristics, functions and kinds of fantasy realized on Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. To answer the question, the writer uses Brian Stableford theory about fantasy. This thesis uses descriptive qualitative approach. The findings show that based on its aspects, the novel belongs to fantasy literature. The aspects are such as the characteristics, functions and kinds. The characteristics found are story, common characters, evocation of another world, the use of magic and supernatural power, a clear sense of good and evil, and quests. The functions found are fantasy escapes reality, fantasy creates reality, and fantasy reflects reality. The kinds of fantasy found are heroic, High, and portal fantasy. To conclude it, this novel actually meets the aspects of fantasy literature.
Keywords: The aspects of fantasy, Characteristics of fantasy, Functions of Fantasy, Kinds of Fantasy, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian