Thirdly, The Cowardly Lion is a character who supposed to possess the characteristic feature of a lion, king of the jungle, yet he describes himself as a “coward" (Baum 31) when Dorothy and her companions run across him in the forest. Cowardly Lion tells his story and how he does not manage to rule other animals because of his fear. Other characters who off to see the Wizard of Oz
encourage him and he decides to accompany them to ask Wizard of Oz to give him courage. But before Wizard of Oz provides him with courage, we see the Lion
's brave acts. For instance, when tried to see the Glinda, the Witch of the North, they went through some adventure. At one point, Lion's words demonstrates us the bold side of him in contrast to his thinking: "