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Flashcards in Lion King Deck (11):
1

The professor said that in general, what do children’s fables do?

They teach a particular moral and lesson; Fables can often pass into our culture as myths and legends and used to teach about morals to children and kids.

2

What is the modern version of the Little Red Hen story about, which was played in class?

Welfare and how it is not fair

3

According to the professor, Disney’s Lion King may be seen as an excellent example of _____ in
animation.

Social Classes, Gender, Sexuality(Homosexuality) and Race

4

The opening scene from this film may be seen as promoting what?

Hierarchy

5

The elephants’ graveyard may be seen as representing what?

The guetto

6

The dark and evil brother Scar may be seen how, from his actions and characteristics?

Effeminate

7

The role of _________ in The Lion King is relatively minor.

Women

8

What happens to Pride Rock and “Simba’s kingdom” in his absence may be seen as what happens when?

The lower class takes over

9

From their accent and dialect, the Hyenas may represent whom?

To African/Black, Hispanic cultures and ghetto

10

How are the Hyenas portrayed?

Negatively

11

Think about the representation of females and minorities such as Hispanics in this and other animated
films you have seen… Is the Lion King exceptional?

No