Key Insights From:
On Fairy Stories
Audio Available | 10 Minute Read
- The best fairy stories are not only about fairies, but about men traversing unknown fairy realms.
- The identity of the original story-maker remains a mystery only the elves would be able to elucidate.
- Whoever was the original inventor of Story, we become sub-creators with that inventor through fantasy.
- Children connect with fairy stories not because they are children but because they are human.
- Fantasy is among the highest forms of Art, but it’s rarely achieved.
- The most important purposes of Fantasy are recovery, escape, and consolation.
- The Christian Story is the place where history and legend gloriously merge.