Even though C.S. Lewis wrote his non-fiction book, The Four Loves, later than his fiction, I content that he had been using the concepts of love that he finally wrote about in that book to shape his characters in all of his fiction. I will be examining his fictional The Great Divorce to discover which characters personify the kinds of love and their perversions discussed in The Four Loves as a way to better understand the novel as well as Lewis’s perceptions of love.
"Through the Lens of The Four Loves: The Concept of Love in The Great Divorce,"
Inklings Forever: Published Colloquium Proceedings 1997-2016: Vol. 7
, Article 19.
Available at: https://pillars.taylor.edu/inklings_forever/vol7/iss1/19