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Catching Teller Crow characters as The Lion King Characters????

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I was in the mood:

*coughs*

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Hello there!

This post is the result of what happens when you think about Lit Club while having a hot shower. I was thinking about what I’d be posting for Lit Club, (I was originally going to write a review but thought that’ll be too cliche for me. I then thought: “Why not a “scenario” to write?” but those scenarios are for book lover dilemmas rather than books.) and thought of my recent reimagine specifically of Twilight on my IAD blog @Novelty Reads

“What if the Catching Teller Crow characters were The Lion King characters?” I asked myself curiously and so on a whim I decided to write this post of Catching Teller Crow characters as Lion King characters (this is what happens to my brain at 10:30pm XP).

BETH: Mufasa

They both are dead so that’s one similarity I guess (too soon Sylvs WAY too soon) and they are both spirits that still sort of roam the earth… (oh gosh I just got everyone emo now…. whoops *awkwardly laughs*) also both are rational thinkers that hold a connection to a family member. In Beth’s case it’s her dad keeping her “on earth” and in The Lion King it’s Simba who needs to find guidance from his dad Mufasa to discover what being King means and who he truly is. In a way, at the end of the book Beth discovers who she is through her dad and she discovers the truth that she needs to move on as well as the truth of Isobel Catching and the Crow.

DAD: Simba

Beth’s father keeps her on Earth he still isn’t over her death and keeps her alive through his grief. Same goes for Simba, he keeps the memory of his dad alive through himself.

CROW/CATCHING: Rafiki

Rafiki is the one who made Simba realise the truth of what has happened in the Pride Lands. (If you consider the Pride Lands to be the white Australians who did all sorts of terrible things to Aboriginals, the traditional custodians of the land e.g, the White Australia policy) Catching Teller Crow tells the story of the first Australians in a poetic way that completely worked with the novel.

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So I guess that’s the end of my post… Maybe I’ll post an actual reimagining of The Lion King and Catching Teller Crow soon 😉

-Sylvs

 

8 comments

imosshelf

I think that's pretty accurate, to be honest!

3w ago
sylvs

Haha thanks it was the most randomest post I ever wrote XD

3w ago
inky Centre for Youth Literature

In reply to sylvs

What about other Disney films...I mean Beth has a dead mother like in most Disney films...
now I'm wondering if you can relate Disney films to EVERYTHING! That's not a challenge Sylvs *cough* maybe it is a challenge...

3w ago
lauraamabel

In reply to inky

following this... what a fantastic challenge

3w ago
sylvs

In reply to lauraamabel

Did I just start... A TREND *gasps* XP

3w ago
sylvs

In reply to inky

I accept this challenge probably with other books too though XP

3w ago
lauraamabel

I was thinking about this as I fell asleep last night and I was wondering how the characters could relate to Harry Potter.

BETH: Beth is such a Ron. At first, I figured that she must be Hermoine, sensible with a sense of compassion, but Ron Weasley's connection to family and stubbornness that at times borders on stupid mirrors Beth perfectly. Both characters are deeply connected to their family and their past and can draw on that connection for strength when needed. They also care for others deeply. Ron shows this with his friends, and with the way he protects Ginny. Beth shows this with the loving way she watches her dad.

CATCHING: Catching reminds me a lot of Credence (not HP, but HP Universe). They are both people who have experienced significant trauma which has lead to them detatching from reality.

SARAH: Sarah reminds me of Sirius, misunderstood. A character we percieve one way but learn a lot more about later.

3w ago
sylvs

YESSSS IT TOTALLY WORKS XD!! Nice comparison ;)

3w ago