Blog 4.3 - Boys to Men!

So, we have read about princesses and beauty, but Jungle Book is largely about men and boys.  Think about these characters:

  • Mowgli - The boy
  • Bagheera - The Panther
  • Baloo - The Bear
  • Colonel Hahti - The Elephant
  • Kaa - The Snake
  • The Buzzards 
  • Sheer Khan — The Tiger

Very quickly, think about their characteristics and write out their names with an adjective describes them, then finish with a MAJOR CLAIM (an one sentence argument that you intend to prove in a paper/paragraph).  These sentence should have three elements that this movie subtly claims about men (who they are or what they should be). Hint: think about the song at the end (the one the little village girl sings: “I’ll send her to fetch the water/I’ll be cooking in the home . . .”)

ExampleExamining the Jungle Books shows that men are. . . .

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