Catching Teller Crow characters as The Lion King Characters????
I was in the mood:
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).
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.
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.
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.
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 😉