Bambi, King Lion, Anthropomorphism
It is through different animal figures that Disney also manages to show the Mort. Indeed, it seeks to develop in the animal world e human part to better reveal death. It is primarily through Neige White and the Seven Dwarfs Walt Disney used for the first time this process of anthropomorphisation on animal and plant kingdom. The forest trees are driven there clawed and nightmarish creatures in which plunges the young woman (Anne x 14). Walt Disney was inspired in part illustrations of Gustave Doré , including Dante's Inferno edition from 1861 to recreate this hostile environment, he also used for his other film Fantasia came out in 1940. It is in Bambi out in 1942 that Disney will use completely anthropomorphism to represent death.
It changes completely the register of fairy tales, with this piece taken from Felix Salœ ten books  and passes the life cycle of the theme in the animal kingdom. Indeed, in this film we discover the story of Bambi, little fawn just born and discover life in the forest.
We follow the seasons beginning with spring with his birth and the summer with his life learning,fall, and finally the winter when he lost his mother. The seasons are starting to show us the cycle of life through the story of Bambi.
[...] It is through some memorable scenes that Disney uses anthropomorphism and shows a sometimes cruel reality. Scenes that attract the most attention on anthropomorphism are : The Lord's Supper as the walk in the meadow where Bambi's mother takes him for the first time, the little fawn does not know that knows and asks his mother She replies that it is a wonderful place . But when the little fawn rushes to gallop in the vast prairie, the mother stopped immediately and explain " the meadow is like a vast desert, there's no trees or bushes to hide in . [...]
[...] S The Supper of the death of father Simba : Mufasa comes to save his son from a hurtling down the valley buffalo herd. It hardly goes back a slope and asks Scar, his brother who is stationed out of danger to help. This one takes it by es legs with claws and said, looking him straight in the eye " Long live the King ! , before releasing the precipice. This scene shown in slow motion s ouligne more horrible murder is committed, that of fratricide. [...]
[...] The anthropomorphis me is a very important point in this film, because the death of the father of the little Simba is not only mentioned, it is visible. This is also the first time in Walt Disney movies that are actually sees M ort of a loved one . Of the most striking scenes of the film for the representation of Death, we note : the Supper as Scar is pro claiming king before the hyenas where he organized a plot with the hyenas to kill the king and thus take its place. [...]
[...] The young lion trying to wake him, but in vain. Realizing that he will never wake up, Simba slips into his father's arms to squeeze it between his legs one last time. Scar approaches Simba and accuses him of the death of his father. He blames the young lion saying " The king is dead, and without you there would still be alive ! This scene is particularly sinister. We find for the first time the act of murder of the father is explicit, but the discovery of his body by his son. [...]
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