Simba Essays

  • Religion In The Lion King

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    Mufasa has a son named Simba and the story revolves around his adolescent growth and how he is supposed to be next in line to become the future king. The idea of the “Circle of Life” ties into several religions but most specifically it goes hand in hand with Christianity. A ritual is performed on him by Rafiki as a newborn and he is presented to the kingdom with

  • Dishonesty In 'The Lion King'

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    wrong thing seems much better. It can also be moral and ethical stability. The Lion King demonstrates how dishonesty is very costly, and it shows a character overcomes a situation in which he was lied to by the antagonist. In s scene, a lion named Simba, son of animal king Mufasa, is trapped in a stampede of wildebeests. Mufasa

  • The Importance Of Disney Movies

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    pretty and quiet like a porcelain doll, and saves her country. Her persistence inspired me to be an independent, adventurous person, no matter any kind of obstacles hinders me to be myself. In Lion King, the apparition of Mufasa tells Simba “Remember, who you are,” when Simba loses his identity

  • Foreshadowing In The Lion King

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    journey through trials and tribulations, victories and triumphs, heartbreak and love, and chronicles his life from birth until his reign as king. The plot of The Lion King was demonstrated in some very iconic scenes from the opening scene of displaying Simba as the heir to the throne, the loss of his father, his sped up growth from youth to adolescents and his return to Pride Rock (all scenes are pictured below). The Lion King is depicted in chronological order, which according to Goodykoontz & Jacobs

  • Analysis Of The Lion King

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    Introduction The Lion King is an original Disney movie that follows the journey of Simba, who abandons his destiny as future king after being tricked into thinking that he caused his fathers (Mufasa) death by his envious uncle, Scar. The film was directed by Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers, who wrote the stories of Disney’s previous successors: Aladdin and Beauty & the Beast. Barry Johnson and Lorna Cook wrote the story, along with a team of an additional 15 writers. Hans Zimmer was in charge of the

  • The Lion King Transcendentalism Analysis

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    story about a young cub, Simba, who is born son to the king in a thriving kingdom. Simba goes about his days playing and enjoying life until his uncle, Scar, decides to plot a scheme to overthrow the throne. When Scar puts his plan into play, Mufasa, Simba’s father and king, dies. Due to the circumstances, Simba is led to believe it was his fault and runs away to hide from this accident. Consequently, Scar takes over the kingdom and brings it to ruins. During this time, Simba has found two new friends

  • The Lion King Betrayal Analysis

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    of his son, Simba, his jealousy increases. Scar lets the jealousy get the best of him and plans to kill Mufasa, so that he can finally have the attention he believes he deserves. “Long live the king”(65). Scar kills Mufasa and blames Simba for the death. He orders Simba to run away so that he won't get shamed upon for killing Mufasa. Scar has betrayed his brother because he was jealous of him ,and he also betrayed Simba by lying to him and blaming him for something he did not do. Simba lives with

  • Simba Movie Analysis

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    In the first movie, the kind and wise king Mufasa and his son and heir Simba are played like pawns by Scar, the scheming brother of Mufasa. In a plot to take over the throne, Scar murders Mufasa and tricks Simba into thinking it´s his fault. When the devastated Simba runs away from home, Scar sends hyenas to kill him, and Simba barley makes it out alive. He´s then is adopted by Timon and Pumbaa and lives a happy life far away. In the meantime, Scar takes control and becomes king over the Pride Lands

  • Simba's Emotions In The Lion King

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    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

  • Archetypes In The Lion King

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    ASS INTRO The Lion King is a cinematic masterpiece detailing the adventures of a lion named Simba. As he grows up, his father is killed by his uncle, another lion named Scar. Scar convinces Simba that everything is his fault and he needs to run away to the desert (Scar believes Simba will die out there). As Scar is ruining the Pridelands, Simba is realizes he needs to go back and save his people. Simba then defeats Scar, and takes back the Pridelands. The Lion King is a perfect picture of the Hero’s

  • Similarities Between Hamlet And The Lion King

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    characters’ fathers reaches out to them in a ghostly or spiritual manner but for very different reasons. In The Lion King, Simba runs away from his homeland and later on was lead to a spiritual version of his father. In this scene, Mufasa’s spirit persuades Simba to return to his homeland and rightly take the throne. The spirit fails to mention anything about Mufasa’s death or that Simba should murder his Uncle Scar. In Hamlet, a ghost of Hamlet’s father reaches out to him in order to inform Hamlet that

  • Why Is Hamlet's Actions Justified

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    Are Hamlet’s actions justified? Did he do the right thing? In the story “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare, Hamlets father (The Ghost) comes to him in a dream and tells him that his uncle (who is now married to his mother Gertrude just after two mother after Hamlet’s father’s death and the new king) killed him and that Hamlet needs to get revenge so that his father can move on. As the story continues Hamlet puts together a play and adds some lines about how his father was killed to see the reaction

  • Essay On Stereotypes In Disney Movies

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    There has been a lot of debate on the various stereotypes within Disney films and the effects they have on their audience. Disney’s audience is predominantly children, which makes it even more important that they are sensitive with the views and ideas they portray. Media as a whole plays a large role in influencing the way children perceive society and shapes their own views and beliefs as they grow up. It is for the children that issues of representation, such as race and gender, need to be considered

  • Fur Trapper In The 1800's: Film Analysis

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    The Life of a Fur Trapper In The 1800’s The Revenant film is based on the story of fur trapper Hugh Glass (DiCaprio). The story begins when Glass and his coworkers are raided by the natives who owned the land at the time. Before the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis & Clark, the Immigrates (Americans) that lived in the east coast had not explored toward Central America which was owned by the French. That is when fur trapping became a job. The job was created for two reasons- become familiar with the territory

  • The Importance Of Banquo In Macbeth

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    In the play Macbeth, Shakespeare includes characters that are important and unimportant to the progression of the plot. Banquo, is one the characters in the play, that is necessary to the progression of the plot. Even though Banquo is killed by Macbeth in the play, after his death, he comes back as a ghost and is mentioned throughout the rest of the play. Before he is killed, he serves as Macbeth’s most loyal friend and fights with him during the war. The character Banquo is just as much important

  • The Poisonwood Bible And Things Fall Apart Essay

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    The novels The Poisonwood Bible and Things Fall Apart consist of many indications that the characters home influences their behavior greatly. The white man has their own perspective and expectations on what a home is and should be. In the African culture they have a very different belief system that influences their decisions. In both novels colonization takes place and has a big impact on what each group thinks of the other. When reading these two works of literature the audience learns about the

  • Self Reputation In Lord Yvain's Pride

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    Yvain in the beginning of the book is consumed with his own pride of self reputation, which causes him to lose his dearest love, the Lady of Landuc. As he sinks into madness for having lost his wife, due to his inner flaws he gets awaken from it by being baptized with liniment. The liniment gave him chance to reason again, thanks to the lady of Norison. With self alert he’s able to interact with the lion and there he begins his growth. With the lion by his side he roams the woods and finds himself

  • Essay On Tybalt In Romeo And Juliet

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    Catherine of Siena once said,“Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire.” When Catherine said this, she was telling people to be themselves no matter what in life. This can relate to Tybalt because he is someone who is always wanting to show himself off in a fiery daring way. Tybalt is never afraid to do this. But, who is also always getting closer to death every day, because of the rage of wanting to constantly fight someone. From all the unneeded things he has done to people

  • The Secret Lion Analysis

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    It is believed that imagination and a person's attitude can change throughout life. The story of The Secret Lion is about a boy reminiscing back on his life. His age is unclear but, he is an older boy throughout the whole story. In The Secret Lion, Alberto Alvaro Rios uses similes to emphasize imagination and attitude throughout life. In the story the readers can see if the main character's imagination changes when he reminisces back to when he was twelve and then again to when he was five years

  • Simba And Hamlet Analysis

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    The Similarities and Differences of Simba and Hamlet Did you ever think Disney would put their own twist on a Shakespearean play? Disney’s, The Lion King, is, to a certain degree, the children’s version of Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. Both stories have a young prince who is next in line for the throne, that loses his father early in his childhood, caused by his uncle--who later becomes king, and both must fight in order exploit their uncle’s aberration in order to make their kingdom great again by