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  • Mane Of A Male Lion
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    Lions Physical Characteristics Lions have relatively short-legged, long, muscular bodies and large heads. The male grows on average to 1.7 to 2.5 m (5.6 to 8.2 ft) long, not including the tail, which is 90 to 105 cm (36 to 41 in) in length. It stands 1.23 m (4 ft) high at the shoulder, and it weighs 150 to 250 kg (330 to 550 lb). The mane, which covers the head and neck, sometimes extends to the shoulders and belly. The mane will vary in color and length; well-fed, healthy lions have longer, ful...
  • True Nature Of The Lion
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    Throughout many ancient Greek texts, there are aspects of nature playing important roles in the main plot. Sometimes they assist the thesis through a metaphor or simile which better visualizes the author's true meaning. Lions have many different personality traits which make them extremely diverse creatures. This also promotes various applications to characters in literary works. In two works, the Oresteia by Aeschylus and Euripides' Bacchae, we see a continuing line of examples of lion imagery....
  • Lion As Being King In The Lion
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    Brittney McClinton World Literature March 15, 2002 Here Him Roar As Shakespeare wrote in A Midsummer Night's Dream", God sheila us! - a lion among ladies is a most dreadful thing; for there is not a more fearful thing than your lion living" (qt d. in) Aesop among many other prominent authors wrote tales of animals taking on human characteristics, but none is so as the reputation of the mighty lion. Known as the king of animals, the lion appears as an object of strength and nobility in countless ...
  • Easy Job And The Lion
    800 words
    The Mighty Lion For my I-Search paper I choose the Mighty Lion. I chose the lion because he is so mystical, and symbolic. I have always been fascinated by them and this is why I wanted to learn more about them. I already knew that lions live in packs. The male is a lion, the female is a lioness and the babies are referred to as cubs. This information was obtained from my knowledge over the years. I also knew that lions lived in Africa and preferred grasslands over forests. I know the lion is a s...
  • Lion On The Freeway
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    The symbol of the lion represents everything in the short story "A Lion on the Freeway". It was written by Nadine Gordimer in her short story book called The Embrace of a Soldier. Gordimer was an African writer, and her stories have been translated into many languages including English for many people to enjoy. The story "A Lion on the Freeway" is about a lion which has escaped onto the freeway. Gordimer describes the scenery of a town with a zoo in it and how the main character can always hear ...
  • Great Sphinx Of Egypt
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    The great sphinx of Egypt The Great Sphinx of Egypt is a really interesting sphinx. In my opinion it is the most interesting sphinx in all of Egypt. This report will give you tons of information about sphinxes' but specifically on the Great Sphinx of Egypt. Many people automatically think on the Great Sphinx of Egypt when you mention the word sphinx. There are many other sphinxes though. In fact there are so many that they categorized them by type. One is the crisophinx, which has a lion body wi...
  • Values Of The Composer And Responder Ondaatje
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    IN the Skin of a Lion essay "Texts are never objective: they convey a sense of what is important in the lives of both the composer and the responder" In the text you have read, what is valued by the composer and by the responder? Michael Ondaatje's "In the skin of a lion" conveys a sense of what is important in the lives of both the composer and the responder through presenting the values of each. Ondaatje the composer values the aesthetic and literacy qualities of the text, true history and com...
  • Ruler Lion Aslan
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    The Chronicles of Narnia, the fabulous fantasy series for children of all ages, combines many endearing elements of childhood fantasy: enchantment, tricks with time, other worlds, talking animals, and royal, courtly procedures. The successful and convincing combination of all these elements engages the reader. The avuncular narration and the ease of reading invite early readers to engage in independent reading while amazing adult readers with its clarity and simplicity. The Bible provides the mo...

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