• The Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou: Two Relevant Pieces?
    The Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou: Two Relevant Pieces? Time has not become the conqueror for the classical epic poem The Odyssey. For the past 2,500 years it has been turning its pages for many people all around the world, classifying it as the Western literary tradition. Even in the 21st...
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  • O' Brother Where Art Thou Compared to the Odyssey
    Art Thou v. The Odyssey Who would have thought that a prison escapee would be modeled after a hero from the ancient Greece era? The movie is both similar to the book in plot line, themes and character traits, although there are also many differences and during certain scenes the movie somewhat mocks...
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  • Compair/Contrast 2001 Space Odyssey
    2010 Space odyssey/The Sentinel 11/21/2010 John DAndrea | Introduction: This paper will deal with the comparison and differences between the movie 2010 Space odyssey and the short story The Sentinel. The Sentinel was written in the spring of 1951 by the author Arthur C Clarke. The books full title...
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  • The Odyssey
    complex journey than Odysseus. This journey is called The Odyssey, written by Homer. It is an epic poem or story told of a hero name Odysseus on a 20-year voyage trying to get back home from the Trojan War. The great epic poem known as The Odyssey and attributed to Homer was probably first written down...
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  • The Odyssey comparison
    that the main human conflict of the Odyssey is perseverance. Throughout the novel it shows Odysseus’s multiyear journey back home from the Trojan War with his comrades even after most of them die on the journey. The modern work that I will be comparing the Odyssey to is O Brother, Where Art Thou. Both...
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  • Odyssey
    The Odyssey Compare/Contrast Essay YATES 2011 Adapted from http://home.illicom.net/~sdunlavey/Odyssey%20compare_contrast%20essay.html As the final assignment in our unit on The Odyssey, I would like you to write a compare/contrast essay analyzing the similarities and differences between Homer's...
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  • Comparison of the Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou?>
    Platt Pre AP English 9 5/9/2012 O Brother, This is Not Even Close To the Odyssey Everyone loves to immerse themselves into a dramatic and extraordinary story with evil monsters, brave hero's, and the desperate will to survive. It allows you to escape your troubles and take you to a new and...
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  • Films from Literature
    students to examine the relationship between films and their literary sources. Through classroom discussion and out-of-class assignments, students will analyze classic and contemporary literary texts and their cinematic versions. Students will examine the relationship between film and literature, with specific...
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  • Film vs. Text
    Analysis of Homer’s Epics as Adapted in a Different Genre The epics, The Iliad and The Odyssey, are two of the most influential pieces of literature written around 700 B.C., both of which are written by Homer. These books show the paths taken by heroes and how the Gods have mingled with their lives depending...
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  • Cyclopes vs Big Dan Teague
    Lucas Chaney 2/19/2013 When analyzing the movie “O Brother Where Art Thou”, it becomes obvious that there are many similarities between the characters in the movie and those in Homer’s Odyssey. One scene where this is exceptionally apparent is when Everett and company sit down to eat with Big Dan...
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  • Evaluative Essay
    assignment, you will evaluate a movie or film (not a TV show; no concert films or documentaries; use good taste, please). The evaluation essay is kind of argumentative essay, and as such, you will argue that the movie is good, bad, a little of both, or something in between. This will tell the reader the...
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  • As the Crow Flies...Madly
    Miles Cook Tricia Sweet HSC Literature September 24, 2012 As the Crow Flies...Madly A comparison and contrasting of hero's in The Grey and The Odyssey The Grey is a thrilling action film that follows the trail of John Almon; an Alaskan wolf-hunter that turns out to be the only hope for a group...
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  • Troy vs. the Iliad
    the Iliad has survived, there has no doubt been some form of alteration to Homer's original. Last May, Wolfgang Petersen directed a movie based on the Iliad. This movie, Troy, has proven to be a very loose adaptation of Homer's original, as are almost all stories that are made into movies, unfortunately...
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  • Scifi
    Analyzing and Comparing Arthur C. Clarke’s The Sentinel and Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey In analyzing and comparing Arthur C. Clarke’s short story The Sentinel and Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: A Space Odyssey, which is based on Clarke’s 1951 story, Kubrick’s invitation to the viewer to interpret...
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  • Obwat
    Counts Hargis English 9 Honors A3 2 January 2012 The Odyssey vs. O Brother, Where Art Thou? There are a plethora of similarities between works of literature and motion pictures, as well as one occasionally being based off the other. The Odyssey is an ancient epic written by the blind prophet, Homer...
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  • Colorado
    The Odyssey, written by Homer in ancient Greece, is an epic poem that has become popular enough to have its own film. The book and the film are required to be shown in schools, because it is such a good example of an epic poem. In this paper I will be comparing the book version of The Odyssey and the...
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  • O'Brother Where Art Thou? Allusions to the Odyssey
    Homers highly renowned classic The Odyssey. Joel Coen, director of the blockbuster movie O’ Brother Where Art Thou, purposefully shaped George Clooney’s character, Everett, to resemble Odysseus. O’ Brother Where Art Thou? makes many allusions to Homers Greek epic The Odyssey regarding plot, characters, and...
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  • compare and contrast
    read The Odyssey and watched the movie, I noticed that there are many differences and similarities between the two. There are scenes that are deleted, inserted, and summarized. There are even parts that stay the same throughout the movie. After I have read the book and movie of The Odyssey I notice...
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  • Odyssey
    After reading the Odyssey and watching the movie, I have noticed many differences between the two. Whether there are scenes skipped, added, re-modified, or they stay the same to one another, both the book and movie of The Odyssey share the same story. Character personality traits and conflicts are...
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  • To Separate or Not: Classical from Popular Literature
    critical thinking. She says that students are "bored by the boundaries they assume exist in the learning process, bored by not seeing connections between learning and living in their education." Popular culture, then, becomes a learning tool to help students not only write rhetorically, but to question...
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