• The Odyssey comparison
    similar characters in the Odyssey, Ulysses which is the Latin form of the Greek name Odysseus is the first name of the film's main character, Ulysses Everett McGill. Menelaus 'Pappy' O'Daniel, who releases the group of men at the end, shares his first name with the King of Sparta who fought...
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  • O' Brother Where Art Thou Compared to the Odyssey
    movie somewhat mocks the novel. Ulysses (Odysseus’ Latin name) Everett, the hero in O’ Brother, Where Art Thou?, travels a Homeric journey through the Mississippi bible belt. Thus, we find the modern day film depiction of the troubles of a man during the depression is molded by the ancient...
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  • The Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou: Two Relevant Pieces?
    the setting, the directors hit the nail on the head with comparing Homer’s epic poem with O Brother, Where Art Thou. The Coen Brothers’ produce the movie with the setting of the Great Depression in 1937 in the deep south roots of Mississippi. The main character Ulysses Everett McGill is on his...
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  • A comparison of the Sirens in "the Odyssey" and "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
    and Everett are two very intelligent men. Odysseus was always known for his cunning. Everett was sent to jail for practicing law without a license, which is still no small feat. But, they both encountered and dealt with the Sirens in different ways. Odysseus knew that the Sirens were going to try to...
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  • Comparing and Contrasting the Odyssey to O’ Brother Where Art Thou
    the storylines are very similar. They both are taking journeys and getting into trouble along the way. Both Odysseus and Everett are trying to get to the love of their life. They also both get themselves in bad situations from bad choices they made. Both storylines have the problem of people...
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  • The Odyssesy
     A Look Inside In the Perfect Men Ulysses Everett McGill is a character who is motivated by one goal to escapes prison, with trials and tribulations in his path he achieves his one goal, to be with his family. Throughout the story both characters Odysseus and Everett has shown a great deal of...
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  • Odysseus- Everett Comparison
    that stands out as unique and its title is “O Brother Where Art Thou”. The producers, Joel and Ethan Coen, did a wonderful job in making actor Ulysses Everett McGill represent Odysseus. Everett from “O Brother Where Art Thou” and Odysseus from Homer’s “The Odyssey” are very similar in many ways, but...
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  • Odyssey/O, brother essay
    Thesis: A. Because Ulysses Everett and Odysseus yearned to be home with their loved ones, the obstacles that they went through tested their physical and emotional strength to the ultimate degree. a. When Everett gets on his knees at the end and prays to god, and throughout the movie he was...
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  • O'Brother Where Art Thou? Allusions to the Odyssey
    O’ Brother Where Art Thou? Allusions Everett McGill is an escaped convict, treasure hunter, and according to his wife: dead, but he has a resemblance to the fearless Greek epic hero, Odysseus, from Homers highly renowned classic The Odyssey. Joel Coen, director of the blockbuster movie O’ Brother...
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  • Odyssey Paper
    things. Although Odysseus and Everett have the same similarities Odysseus is the greater hero because he is smart and brave. Everett is just dishonest and that makes him a loser. Odysseus thinks before he acts and puts a lot of effort into his journey on his way to his homeland. I can prove my opinion...
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  • The Odyssey
    The Odyssey directed by Francis Ford Coppola displays a husband named Odysseus dedicated to return to his home land Ithaca and his family after being cursed by the gods and lost at sea for twenty years. Likewise the movie O Brother Where Art Thou is about a man called Everett who has to escape from...
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  • Odyssey Compare/Contrast
    greedy pigs and wants them out. These ladies know what they want and will do strive to accomplish it. They’re both fit for their husbands in their own ways. Odysseus and Penelope are both cunning, clever, and always thinking of a plan. Everett and Penny, though not sharing the same characteristics...
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  • The Odyssey vs. O, Brother Where Art Though
    Vernon who she did want. Much like Odysseus and Antinous, Everett and Vernon got into a fight and were throwing punches; and like Odysseus Everett lost. The two journeys had many things in common, although they had their uniqueness. The movie good way to show some of what Odysseus went through. In a way they were both showing that you can make it through anything if you truly try your hardest....
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  • O Brother, Where Art the Odyssey
    several characters in the film that share names with similar characters in the Odyssey. For Instance: Ulysses, the Latin form of the Greek name Odysseus, is the first name of the film's protagonist, Ulysses Everett McGill. Subsequently, Menelaus “Pappy” O’Daniel, who pardons: Pete, Delmar, and Ulysses...
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  • Odyssey vs. O Brother Where Art Thou
    as differences. For instance, Odysseus from the Odyssey is very similar as well as slightly different from Ulysses Everett McGill from O Brother, Where Art Thou. In O Brother, Where Art Thou, the main character Ulysses Everett McGill is on a journey trying to get back home to his family...
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  • The Oddysey V. O Brother, Where Art Thou
    different ways, Everett, Delmar, and Pete go on similar journeys in Coen’s film O Brother, Where Art Thou? In The Odyssey, Odysseus goes down into the Underworld where Agamemnon warns him about the dangers of women. Agamemnon told Odysseus his story and warns Odysseus of “women’s twisted...
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  • THe Odyssey
    , and through me tell the story of that man skilled in contending, the wonderer, harried for years on end,” – Homer. There are also  other versions of this saying, this is just the most famous. Everett from O Brother Where Art Thou has the name of Ulysses which is the Latin form of Odysseus. Odysseus...
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  • Oddysey vs. Oh Brother
    techniques also contribute to how the viewer reacts to seeing the scene, rather than reading it. Circe’s advice to Odysseus to avoid the Sirens was actually sound, Everett, Pete, and Delmar however, were not as fortunate to get a warning. The first difference had to do with the idea of warning...
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  • The Oddessy vs. O Brother Where Art Thou?
    Brother, Where Art Thou? isn't based on The Odyssey. In regards to that, O Brother, Where Art Thou? is based on many of the characters and events of The Odyssey. Ulysses Everett McGill portrays Odysseus, the hero of The Odyssey. First of all, they are both main characters of their stories. They...
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  • O Brother Where Art Thou vs. The Odyssey
    men eating his rations. He engages with a conversation with Odysseus at first. Suddenly, Polyphemus grabs two of Odysseus’ men and eats them! This event is very similar to what happens in O Brother Where Art Thou? Everett, Pete and Delmar are eating at a fine restaurant for lunch. A man with an eye...
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