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Androcles and the Lion
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Androcles and the Lion is a play written by George Bernard Shaw. The play is Shaw's retelling of the tale of Androcles , a slave who is saved by the requiting mercy of a lion. In the play, Shaw portrays Androcles to be one of the many Christians being led to the Colosseum for torture. Characters in the play exemplify several themes and takes on both modern and supposed early Christianity, including the cultural clash between Jesus' teachings and traditional Roman values. Androcles , a fugitive Christian tailor, accompanied by his nagging wife, is on the run from his Roman persecutors. While hiding in the forest he comes upon a wild lion who approaches him with a wounded paw.
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Write a review. You have 0 of these in your Basket. So Androcles escapes to the forest — and comes face to face with a lion. But could the mighty beast and the runaway slave help each other out? They come with CD recordings in British and American English and downloadable worksheets and teacher's notes.