Bridges in Literature


Bridges in Literature


A collection of bridges found in literature.


Michaela Johnson

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The Beruna Bridge
The Beruna Bridge was built at the Fords of Beruna in Narnia. The bridge was destroyed before its completion at the request of the river god. This bridge can be found in the fourth book of the Chronicles of Narnia Series.

The Haunted Bridge
While working to solve a case involving missing jewels and jewel thief's, Nancy Drew stumbles upon a haunted bridge.

The Bridge to Terabithia
The bridge to Terabithia was constructed in order to reach the magical world called Terabithia. The bridge was constructed at the end of the novel after a tragic accidents occurs.

Parisian Bridge
"To the tiger in the zoo Madeline just said, "Pooh-pooh," and nobody knew so well how to frighten Miss Clavel." This bridge is found within the pages of the well-loved children's story, "Madeline."

Troll's Bridge
This stone bridge is home to the troll who lives beneath it. This troll is known to harass anyone that tries to cross over the river on the bridge. In The Three Billy Goats Gruff we see three different goats try to use the bridge only to be stopped…

London Bridge
A stone bridge that crosses over the Thames river in London, England. Commonly mistaken as Tower Bridge, this bridge is the one that appears in the Waste Land by T.S. Eliot. "I sat upon the shore Fishing, with the arid plain behind me Shall I at…

O'Connell Bridge
A road bridge that crosses over the Liffey River in Dublin. Made of stone and constructed in the 1790's, this bridge is mentioned in the James Joyce short story titled The Dead.
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