The Circle of Life

Topics: The Lion King, Timon and Pumbaa, Elton John Pages: 3 (1158 words) Published: April 5, 2013
The Circle of Life

In the movie Lion King directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff opened in theatres June 15th, 1994. This event happened five days before I was born, and it has changed everyone’s life including mine. In Lion King, a young lion prince named Simba was born in Africa, making his evil uncle second in line for becoming king. Scar planned out with the hyenas to murder Simba and King Mufasa to make him the new king. Mufasa was killed but Simba survived; however, Scar told Simba that it was his fault for his father’s death. Simba felt that he would be blamed, so he fled to the jungle where he meets Timon and Pumbaa. Simba grows up to become an adult lion, while Scar is destroying the pride lands. Rafiki figures out that Simba is still alive and travels to find him. Rafiki persuades Simba to come back to the pride lands to take back what was rightfully his thus completing the “Circle of Life”. The Lion King have taught many people including me, about life lessons that there are no worries, growing up with no father and good triumphs evil.

After the death of Simba’s father, Simba flees to the jungle where he meets Timon and Pumbaa. They teach him the true meaning of life through a song called Hakuna Matata, which means that there are no worries. Everyone that have seen Lion King remembers the song that Timon and Pumbaa sang, where they meant to tell everyone that they should live their life with no worries. Mostly everyone around the world has lived a stressful life, but the people that live with no regrets and always laughing achieve more through life. In the essay “Live life to the fullest, with no worries” by Zach, he believes that the people who achieve greatness are the ones that “have fun all the time, if you’re always laughing and always have a smile on your face, and if you just go through life taking everything one step at a time” (Zach, 2009). Louis E Boone demonstrates in a quote how we truly live our lives, which is “The saddest...
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