Analysis Of The Lion King

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A story of rejection, betrayal, fleeing from responsibility, and a period of growth. A colorful story with personal struggles, full of bibilical parrellels that relate directly back to Christianity. The Lion King opens with a magnificient celebration in honor of the newborn prince Simba. The animals of Pride Rock gather in honor and the baboon Rafiki cracks open an egg and anoints Simba.While Simba's evil uncle Scar wished him death, the animals worship the prince. Soon this cub grows into a bull's-eye of Scar. Scar's first attack to get rid of Simba occurs when he sends the young cub into forbidden lands. A land Simba's father Mufasa told him never to go. Mufasa saves his son from doom and death and teaches him a lesson about disobiedence. Just like in Christainity, God teaches his people. However, the next attack succeeds, killing Mufasa .Just like God sent his son Jesus to die on the cross for our sins, Mufasa sacrificed his life to save his son. Devious Scar makes his nephew believe that the death of his father is his fault and tells him to flee and never return. Young Simba escapes the attack of Scar's hyenas and collapses in the sun. A meerchat (Timon) and warthog (Pumba) find him, revive him and teach him a new way of living. They teach him a phrase to live by, "Hakuna Matata" which was said to be a wonderful phrase, it mean't no worries for the rest of your days. Just like Christianity, God tells us to "Cast thy burdens upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he

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