Tarzan Of The Apes Essay

785 Words Sep 15th, 2015 4 Pages
Tarzan of the Apes has to be one of the most fascinating stories of all times, as it tells the story of a young boy whose fate forces him to grow in the wilderness of the jungle. In the jungle, Tarzan depends solely upon his own physical and metal powers, which allow him to defend himself and those he cares for. He is capable of fighting the most dangerous beast and when he defends Jane, a beautiful women who he immediately felt in love with, he becomes a tame less beast himself and fights Terkoz, an ape, to death. In his novel Tarzan of the Apes, Burroughs depicts two characters who are completely different and who have great effect on each other. Despite not being able to communicate or understand each other’s behaviors, Jane and Tarzan are quite a legend. Burroughs depicts these two characters in a way that proves that love has no boundaries. Burroughs uses figurative language to highlight a physical connection between an ape-like man with a young civilized lady, to emphasize on the idea of sacrifice and acceptance, the barrier of communication and overall an awakening of love that is only felt by these two individuals. Yet his story leaves one with a longing desire to know if it was all worth it.

Burroughs uses figurative language to highlight a physical connection between Jane and Tarzan that elicits their true emotions towards each other. Within the physical encounter that Jane and Tarzan have, Tarzan appears as a fearless hero that wants to save the love of his…

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