Who else found the Narnia books to be as sexist as the Bible?

SORRY IF THIS IS OLD NEWS. I just finished reading the series, and soon I began researching for my essay. I found the most interesting things. Initially I thought I was the only one, but looks like I'm not!!! Pretty cool, I must say. =) JK ROWLING (Harry Potter author): "There comes a point where... show more SORRY IF THIS IS OLD NEWS. I just finished reading the series, and soon I began researching for my essay. I found the most interesting things. Initially I thought I was the only one, but looks like I'm not!!! Pretty cool, I must say. =)



JK ROWLING (Harry Potter author):
"There comes a point where Susan, who was the older girl, is lost to Narnia because she becomes interested in lipstick. She's become irreligious basically because she found sex, I have a big problem with that." Source: http://www.time.com/time/printout/0,8816...


PHILIP PULLMAN (His Dark Materials author):
"Susan, like Cinderella, is undergoing a transition from one phase of her life to another. Lewis didn't approve of that. He didn't like women in general, or sexuality at all, at least at the stage in his life when he wrote the Narnia books. He was frightened and appalled at the notion of wanting to grow up." Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2002/jun/03...



ANDREW ADAMSON (Director of the Narnia movies):
"I had a big problem with Father Christmas giving Susan the bow and arrow and saying 'I don't intend you to use them.' I was kind of like, all she does in the first book is make sandwiches, and in that case give her a plate and a knife."

"There's no way I was going to set a role model for my girls that was like, 'you go and do the dishes honey.'" Source: http://www.salon.com/mwt/broadsheet/2008...
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