Running head: 1 5 Lion King Jacqueline Guardado Mythology Community College of Aurora As I was watching Lion King with my kids from Walt Disney. I knew that mythology was part of the movie. As I was watching I can point out some point of how mythology was part of the movie For examples the colors that were use Green land was the growth and hope, Black were Simba went to go back to the Pride Rock when it was destroyed by his uncle Scar was death, chaos and evil, Red is violence where Scar and Simba where fighting and Simba was hanging on the edge of the rock and whisper ‘I killed your father”. The desert hopelessness, the tree was growth along with rain. I this essay I’m going to share with you with some elements of
He starves himself, he learns love, he thinks of suicide… Fortunately, he meets a ferryman, who becomes his best friend also his “teacher”, and helps him find the ultimate way to achieve enlightenment. Siddhartha abandons his relationships, money, and education which bring him happiness, and in the twenty first century, these still bring happiness as the essential steps to take. Relationship makes Siddhartha’s life more meaningful and significant.
The next one is Macbeth from Shakespeare 's play, who has the same characteristic as Scar from Allers 's movie. They are the kinsman of the king and also be the traitor who is eager to seize the power and rule the land. Moreover, both of them decide to dethrone the king by the regicide and die in pain with the same way as well. But the different thing between two of them is that Scar asks for a mercy before he is murdered, while Macbeth faces with the death without bending his head down. Malcolm from 'Macbeth ' is another one who has the same outstanding characteristic as Simba in 'The Lion King '.
Also, Harry Potter was prepared to sacrifice himself in order to save the Wizarding World saying, “I open at the close” (Deathly Hallows, Rowling 698). Harry Potter was willing to give up his precious life so that other wizards would be able to live a happy, full life. Comparing Odysseus, who only sought revenge so that he might, “lay plans to kill our enemies” (Homer 1082). The only one Odysseus was fighting for was his family, which is somewhat selfless but mostly selfish as he could have fought harder for his men, instead of condemning them. On top of that all, Harry Potter had many loved ones dear to him die, yet he still persevered on and Voldemort uses it as an insult saying, “...
Disney 's The Lion King is very closely based on the plot of Hamlet. Shakespeare 's Hamlet is without question the most famous play in the English language. Hamlet is a play about a character 's struggles with the opposing forces of moral integrity and the need to avenge his father 's murder. Disney 's The Lion King is an award winning film about a young lion cub named Simba, and his struggles against himself and reality. The movie, The Lion King, and the book, Hamlet, both have a similar story line.
The Lion King is a film based on a young lion cub, Simba, and the events he must overcome in learning to become a successful leader. The film begins with the birth of Simba, the heir to the throne. The birth of Simba forces Simba’s Uncle Scar out of the line up to one day become king. Thus Simba’s birth angers Scar enough to plot the death of the Simba’s father, King Mufasa. Scar creates a stampede where Simba and Mufasa are walking; ensuring Simba is present for his father’s death, allowing Scar to be able to convince Simba that his father’s death was his fault.
non heroic values. In the movie, Beowulf struggles to keep true characteristics of a hero. He lies about the fact that he killed Grendel's mother. When instead he actually had an adulterous rendezvous with her and also with his queen’s handmaid. The epic expresses Beowulf having true heroic ethics and actions.
Cassius in the first act when trying to convince Brutus of joining the conspiracy, calls Caesar “the lion in the Capitol”(I.iii.76). Caesar even compares himself to danger by using the lion when Calpurnia begs him not to go out he firmly states “We are two lions littered in one day, And I the elder and more terrible, And Caesar shall go forth” (II.ii.48-50). The lion as the king of the jungle is quite the ferocious beast which makes sense to use Caesar as the lion, but the fact that Shakespeare uses the king of the jungle is a case of dramatic irony as Caesar never actually gets to be
The most evil character in the Disney farytails, Scar, from “The Lion King”, is a jealous lion who wants everything that his brother has. He wants to be the King of all the animals, but he is only the brother of the King. His tragic flaw, ambition, makes him do anything to get what he wants. To complete his ambition to be king, Scar kills his brother, and almost kills his nephew. He does not know though that his nephew, Simba, is alive and will challenge his ambition later.
Long story short, Hercules blocks off an entrance, rushes into the cave, hits the Nemean Lion over the head with his club hard enough to stun it, then proceeds to choke it to death with his bare hands. In order to prove his victory, Hercules is supposed to bring the pelt of the Nemean Lion back to King
One big difference is the son does not die in Lion King. Hamlet and the Lion King are great tragedies that forever will be known. The first similarity in Lion King and Hamlet is in Lion King, the king, Mufasa, is betrayed and killed by his brother, Scar. This is very similar to Hamlet because the king, Old Hamlet, is also betrayed and murdered by his brother,Claudius, in a wicked way.
They both have to go head to head with their evil uncles and they must overcome moral conflict within themselves. Simba and Hamlet have their obvious difference, but also share more unique traits in their stories than some would think. Every family has a black sheep. Both Simba and Hamlet had an evil, diabolical uncle who killed their father, married their mother and then tried to kill them.
When the invasion finally reaches the zoo, the pride of lions take shelter and the zoo is destroyed. The lions are not sure of where to go or what to do and are faced which heavy attacks coming from overhead. Vaughn illustrates the devastation as the animals run about the demolished zoo. He graphically displays a giraffe, being killed by the incoming artillery. This reveals how the Iraqi people who could not flee before the war started must have felt.
In the event that Chris would have forgiven them, he likely would 've came back home. At the end of the film, when he is dying slowly, Chris realizes that “Happiness is only real when shared.” (Into the Wild). This is the most important quote of the movie because his entire journey was to find his happiness and discover himself. Looking back from the beginning of the trip when he meets many interesting strangers who helped him to friends he made along the way.