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Archetypes in The Lion King

Summary: Examines typical archetypes in the Disney film, The Lion King. Describes three main archetypes are presented to the audience, archetypal characters, archetypal patterns and archetypal symbols - which shape the story as old as time itself.
All around the world, there is a common pattern or model in literature which is grasped by all individual: archetypes. In other words, archetypes are universal themes expressed differently; however, the idea itself is the same. The Walt Disney's film, The Lion King, tags along the concept of archetypes. In addition, three main archetypes are presented to the

audience -- archetypal characters, archetypal patterns and archetypal symbols -- which shape the story as old as time itself.

To begin with, there are many archetypal characters presented in this movie. The protagonist in the story is Simba. He is portrayed as the courageous and bold figure. He is good, loyal and kindhearted to everyone around him. He is also shown as an active figure; that is, at the end of the film, Simba fights as an active and brave lad with Scar. Apart from the storyline, the physical portrayal...

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