symbolism in the secret lion

Essay specific features





Written by:

Denver M


Date added:

November 25, 2011








No of pages / words:

3 / 712


Was viewed:

3886 times


Rating of current essay:

Essay content:

It is not a literal lion. The lion of the story represents things that are big and the secret of it is that it is unexplained, or even ignored. It suggests change, and it is a change that is big and confusing. The secret lion is a symbol of coming of age and understanding that with change there is loss, and to hold onto something, it must be secret...
displayed 300 characters

Custom written essay

All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $10.99/page

Order custom paper

Full essays database

You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month

Buy database access

Order custom writing paper now!

  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assignment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!

Get a price guote


The narrator explains that when he was twelve, "something happened that we didn't have a name for, but it was there nonetheless like a lion, and roaring, roaring that way the biggest things do."(43). This young boys' life has all changed, and everything is different. However, despite its roar, the lion remained "secret," not spoken of or explained...
displayed 300 characters

General issues of this essay:

Related essays: