"Reaction About The Movie Helen Of Troy" Essays and Research Papers

  • Reaction About The Movie Helen Of Troy

    far as I can remember, no magic apples have ever flown in and disrupted any of the weddings I’ve been to. I don’t know, maybe it’s just me, but it seems as though there was an abundance of magical fruits and enchanted vegetables in the time of Helen of Troy. This is something we seem to be lacking in our modern day culture. One thing I did find relevant to our modern culture is the way that the three goddesses Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite reacted upon hearing that whoever had possession of the apple...

    Aphrodite, Eris, Greek mythology 1659  Words | 4  Pages

  • Troy: Iliad and Pages Helen

    The Movie Helen of Troy The movie Helen of Troy shows the important details before and inside the book Iliad. This movie helps the readers to understand this book. Also, it shows how the Trojan war started and how Troy has fallen. Like in the book, because Helen was taken by Paris, the Achaeans demanded to take her back Premium 490 Words 2 Pages Helen of Troy The movie Helen of Troy shows the important details before and inside the book Iliad. The movie helps...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 1137  Words | 4  Pages

  • Movie Review Helen of Troy

    Helen of Troy (Movie Review) CAST: Sienna Guillory-----> Helen Matthew Marsden---->Paris Rufus Sewell---->Agamemnon Stellan Skarsgard----> Theseus John Rhys-Davies---->King Priam of Troy Maryam d’Abo---->Queen Hecuba Emilia Fox---->Cassandra James Callis----->Menelaus Daniel Lapaine---->Hector Nigel Whitmey---->Odysseus Joe Montana---->Achilles     Helen of Troy is going to polarise audiences. As with any film based on a well-known work, there are...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 881  Words | 3  Pages

  • Helen of Troy Movie Analysis

    Title of the Movie: Helen of Troy Directed By: John Kent Harrison Produced By: Ted Kurdyla Written By: Ronni Kern Starring: Sienna Guillory as Helen Matthew Marsden as Paris John Rhys-Davies as King Priam of Troy Emilia Fox as Cassandra, Princess of Troy Rufus Sewell as Agamemnon Stellan Skarsgård as Theseus Joe Montana as Achilles Katie Blake as Clytemnestra Craig Kelly as Pollux Manuel Cauchi as Paris’ Father Kristina Paris as Iphigenia Music By: Joel Goldsmith Cinematography:...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 2039  Words | 7  Pages

  • Film Review of Helen of Troy

    I. Setting . I.A. Time of Action: About 3,200 years ago in recorded history's infancy, when humankind's imagination peopled the known world with great heroes and villains and nature reflected the mood of the gods and goddesses. I.B. Place of Action: Troy (Asia Minor), also Ilium (ancient Ilion), famous city of Greek legend, on the northwestern corner of Asia Minor, in present-day Turkey. Anatolia is west of Greece (across the Aegean Sea) and north of Egypt (across the Mediterranean...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 1652  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reflection and Reaction for Count of Monte Cristo and Helen of Troy

    REFLECTION AND REACTION FOR COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO AND HELEN OF TROY PRESENTED TO: PROF. MILDRED MASONG PRESENTED BY: KATHYLEEN P. SALIPADA Helen of Troy reflection What is meant to be, will always find its way. This is one of the realities in life that we must accept. We can’t avoid fate or destiny but we must be ready in facing it. In the movie, the kingdom Troy wasn’t able to stop the prediction of the king’s daughter that the kingdom will be burnt...

    Agamemnon, Hector, Helen 795  Words | 3  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    The movie begins with the birth of Paris, and Cassandra's prophecy that he would be the cause of Troy's destruction. Worried, his father King Priamleaves him on Mount Ida, where he is found and raised by the shepherd Agelaus. When he is an adult, he judges Aphrodite as the fairest of the three goddesses, Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite. After awarding her the golden apple she promises him the love of Helen of Sparta, the most beautiful woman in the world. Meanwhile in Sparta, Helen sees in a pool Paris's...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Hector 1270  Words | 3  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    we are talking favourite characters, thought I would talk about one from Greek Mythology, a female figure that I like, and find very interesting. Well, to be honest, you really cannot see any good portion of character development. The larger story is literally involved with the rise and fall of people around her. She even displayed very little emotions and was sort of unaffected by the war outcome. Still I like her Helen of Troy, or Helen or Sparta, one of the most controversial female characters...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 808  Words | 3  Pages

  • Troy Movie and Illiad Compare and Contrast

    In English class we read Edith Hamilton’s synopsis of the Trojan War, and after reading, we watched the Warner Brothers 2004 Production of Troy. The movie and the myth were both based on the Trojan War. They were both very interesting, and captivating. It was stimulating to see it in 2 different points of views. Both the movie and the myth of Troy were great. They had similarities, but there were also some very strong differences. In Edith Hamilton’s Synopsis of the Trojan War, it focused on many...

    Achilles, Eris, Greek mythology 1140  Words | 3  Pages

  • Helen Of Troy

    Helen of Troy In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy, also known as Helen of Sparta, was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, and was a sister of Castor, Pollux, and Clytemnestra. In Greek myths, she was considered the most beautiful woman in the world. By marriage she was Queen of Laconia, a province within Homeric Greece, the wife of King Menelaus. Her abduction by Paris, Prince of Troy, brought about the Trojan War. Elements of her putative biography come from classical authors such as Aristophanes, Cicero...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 1470  Words | 4  Pages

  • Troy Movie Review

    Troy directed by Wolfgang Petersen 2004 The movie Troy is about the conflict between the Greek city-states, led by Agamemnon, and Troy, ruled by Priam. These two have this conflict because Paris, Prince of Troy, fell in love with Helen, wife of Menelaus who is Agamemnon’s brother and king of Sparta, and took her back to Troy against the wishes of his brother, Hector, who, with his father, had been trying for years to make peace with Sparta and had finally gotten that peace. Agamemnon had recently...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Helen 1232  Words | 3  Pages

  • Troy Movie Notes

    Troy= the movie(post classical depiction) * Troy is the most powerful alliance against the Greeks * Agamemnon wants ‘the world’ all the land * Achilles has disappeared from the army. A boy goes to find him, * Achilles mother is goddess as can’t be killed (Contemp) * Nester persueds Achilles to fight the big guy because of Time. He can’t stand to lose his pride * Achilles, son of Paris * Achilles kills the big guy with one stab * There is a huge feast , thrown by Agamemnon...

    Achilles, Hector, Helen 2011  Words | 6  Pages

  • Helen Of Troy

    1. WHY DOES PROTAGONIST (Helen of Troy) considered main cause of Trojan War? In Greek legend, the Trojan War was fought between the Greeks and the city of Troy.  The direct cause of this war was the beauty of Helen of Troy, daughter of the Greek god Zeus and Leda, the Queen of Sparta.  Helen was much coveted by all of the men in Troy, so when she chose a husband, the King of Sparta made all men swear that they would accept Helen's choice of a husband and that they would also defend her if anyone...

    Aphrodite, Greek mythology, Helen 1137  Words | 1  Pages

  • Helen of Troy Does Countertop Dancing

    Teagan de Marigny DSVTEA001 Due Date: 16 September 2011 English Literary Studies: ELL1016S Tutor: Nicola Lazenby Tut group 13 Assignment 2: PoetryHelen of Troy Does Countertop Dancing’ – Margaret Atwood ‘Helen of Troy does Countertop Dancing’, by Margaret Atwood, deals with the refusal to agree to or obey with the idea that woman need to live a self-respected life and have a humble day job, which is pressured by society in order for woman to be ‘Ideal’. As well as Atwood’s writing on...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Helen 1480  Words | 4  Pages

  • Historical Movie Review: Troy

    period Historical Movie Review: Troy The film Troy was directed by Wolfgang Peterson and produced in 2004. The film was adapted by Homers great epic poem, The Iliad. The characters from The Iliad were portrayed by many well-known actors including, Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, and Eric Bana. Overall the movie was very entertaining but also contained many small errors and some historical inaccuracies. Troy retells the story of a war started by the Greek gods. Although the movie focuses more on the...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 1001  Words | 5  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    Helen of Troy has always been looked upon as the classic beauty in Greek mythology. She is “the face that launched a thousand ships”( Roman and Greek Mythology A to Z ). Helen is the daughter of Zeus and Leda , Zeus came to Leda and mated with her disguised as a swan and Helen was born from an egg. She was the sister of Castor, Polydeuces and Clytemnestra; Wife of Menelaus; lover to Paris and the reason of the Trojan War. It is noted that Helen is the daughter of Tyndareus and Zeus because...

    Agamemnon, Aphrodite, Greek mythology 745  Words | 3  Pages

  • Troy: From Myth to Movie

    thousand four movieTroy” (Peterson) is a modernized version of the Greek poet Homer`s epic The Iliad. The film tells the story of how Paris, a prince of Troy stole Helen from her husband Menelaus, King of Sparta, after Sparta and Troy have agreed to peacefully coexist, and the war between all of Greece and Troy as a result of Paris`s kidnapping/ seduction of Helen. Viewers see the story unfold mainly from the view point of Achilles, granting the character a focal point in the movie which remains...

    Achilles, Aeneid, Greek mythology 2004  Words | 5  Pages

  • Troy: a Movie of Epic Proportions

    Troy: A Movie of Epic Proportions Homer’s epic work, The Iliad, has been re-imagined countless times since its inception nearly three millennia ago, but perhaps never on such an ambitious scale as the 2004 blockbuster, starring such Hollywood heavyweights as Brad Pitt, Julie Christie, Orlando Bloom and Peter O’Toole. Critics and audiences had varied responses to Troy’s lavish production and nearly three-hour running time, yet despite one’s opinion of the overall effectiveness of the film, its...

    Achilles, Brad Pitt, Film 851  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Movie Helen of Troy

    The movie Helen of Troy shows the important details before and inside the book Iliad. This movie helps the readers to understand this book. Also, it shows how the Trojan war started and how Troy has fallen. Like in the book, because Helen was taken by Paris, the Achaeans demanded to take her back and conquer and make Troy fall. The movie only shows the important details and the book, and changes the flow of the story to make it more beautiful and appropriate for their theme. After viewing the...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 490  Words | 2  Pages

  • Trojan War and Helen

      Menelaus   Troy: In the movie Menelaus is killed by Hector when Menelaus is about to kill his brother, Paris. Therefore Helen is free to be with Paris.   Iliad: In the Iliad, Menelaus doesn’t die. In the end Menelaus ends up taking Helen back as his wife.     Achilles   Troy: In the movie Achilles was killed in the battle at troy. This totally changes the ending and makes the Greeks seem that much more reliant on Achilles.   Iliad: In the Iliad, Achilles dies before the Trojan...

    Achilles, Helen, Iliad 423  Words | 2  Pages

  • Reaction About Rizal the Movie - Essay

    Reaction about Rizal the movie: First of all, I want to criticize the whole movie first, the movie was great so is the stars who acted upon the characters who was born on late 1800’s when Dr. Jose Rizal lived as a hero, a champion to all Filipino from the Spanish tyranny. This movie really portrays the all the different kinds of emotion exerted by all filipinoes in the hands of the Spanish government. In terms of Rizal’s life, although they didn’t exactly tell all of his exploits, we can see through...

    Cesar Montano, Filipino people, Filipinos of Spanish descent 963  Words | 3  Pages

  • Helen Of Troy Poem Analysis

    Helen of Troy Poem Analysis In Greek Mythology, Helen of Troy was the daughter of Zeus and Leda and was infamously known as the most beautiful woman on earth. Her beauty is claimed to be utterly amazing to those who behold her, but this beauty also causes various problems, such as causing the Trojan War when Paris takes Helen for himself from the Spartan king Menelaus. Thus, various questions arise about her beauty, most specifically regarding the worth or harm of such a beauty. In fact, in Edgar...

    Agamemnon, Edgar Allan Poe, Helen 1920  Words | 4  Pages

  • Characters in Helen of Troy

    CHARACTERS MORTALS: AGAMEMNON The leader of the Achaean expedition to Troy, he was the King of Mycenae. On his return from Troy he was murdered by his wife Clytemnestra, and her lover Aegisthus. The lover was the son of Thyestes, the brother and enemy of Atreus, Agamemnon's father. When Odysseus voyages to Hades he meets with Agamemnon's ghost. ALCINOUS The King of the Phaeacians and husband of Arete, who had a daughter called Nausicaa. Nausicaa helps Odysseus when he first arrives in...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Helen 1417  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reaction Paper About the Movie the Reader

    Reaction Paper “The Freedom Writers” Literal level: Who: Erin Gruwell/Ms. G, Steve Gruwell, Scot Casey, Margaret Campbell, and the Freedom Writers What: The Freedom Writers (from the diaries of the students of Room 203) Where: Long beach and Los angeles, California When: 1992-1995 Interpretative level: Erin Gruwell is a young new excited teacher at one of the hardest school Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. At first, Erin is having problem...

    Anne Frank, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 1959  Words | 6  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    he departs, the Sharks take their girls home and go off to the drugstore, while a playful argument develops between Anita and homesick Puerto Rican girls over the relative merits of life back home in Manhattan. At the drugstore, the Jets are edgy about the approaching meeting with the Sharks, but Riff advises them to play it cool, and when the Sharks arrive, an agreement is reached, at Tony’ s insistence, to have a fair, bare-handed fight between the best two fighters in each gang. The following...

    A Boy Like That, Gang, Karen Olivo 1841  Words | 7  Pages

  • Troy Versus Homers Illiad

    TROY VS HOMERS ILIAD (A comparison between the two with a mix of movie reviewing) by Amber Shepherd When comparing the movie Troy, directed by Wolfgang Petterson, and The Iliad, written by Greek poet Homer we can clearly see that although Petterson has made an excellent film he has clearly left out certain aspects of the Iliad which really define the story. Both versions portray the Trojan War between Greece and Troy, Achilles killing Hector and King Priam visiting Achilles to ask for the body...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 2242  Words | 5  Pages

  • Helen of Troy Literary Analysis

    Helen of Troy I. CHARACTERS Major Characters: Achilles- Stanley Baker Agamemnon- Robert Douglas Andromache- Patricia Marmont Hector- Harry Andrews Helen of Troy- Rossana Podestà MenelausNiall MacGinnis Paris- Jacques Sernas Patroclus- Terence Longdon Priam- Cedric Hardwicke Ulysses- Torin Thatcher Minor Characters: Aeneas- Ronald Lewis Polydorus- Robert Brown Alpheus- TonioSelwart Andraste- Brigitte Bardot Andros- Eduardo Ciannelli Cassandra- Janette Scott Cora- Barbara Cavan Dancer- George...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 1264  Words | 4  Pages

  • Troy (the movie) v. the Iliad

    Contrasts of Troy and the Iliad Troy and the Iliad are very similar in the story line and the all-around theme but there are huge fundamental changes the director made to the story to increase the likeability of the movie. Troy includes some of the significant events from the Iliad but there are extremely important events of the book that he did not include and some events that are important to the movie that never actually happened in the book. The three most important fundamental changes of the...

    Achilles, Ajax, Greek mythology 1060  Words | 3  Pages

  • Helen of Troy Fact vs. Fiction Research Paper

    5 May 2008 Helen of Troy: Fact vs. Fiction Together, in the spur of the moment, they ran. The walls they enclosed themselves in, along with all of Troy, protected them as the ships launched and war erupted. Helen of Troy's story of love and deceit inspired authors, such as Homer and Tisias, to write about the war caused by one woman and her act of betrayal towards her husband. As history goes and passes, questions arise as to whom exactly was Helen of Troy, and was she even real. Is the story...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Helen 2014  Words | 6  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    Troy(2004) Reaction Paper This is a review/reaction paper for the movie Troy released in 2004, directed by Wolfgang Petersen and screenplay by David Benioff. Cast of characters: Achilles – Brad Pitt Hector – Eric Bana Helen of Troy – Diane Kruger Paris – Orlando Bloom King Priam – Peter O’Toole Menelaus – Brendan Gleeson Agamemnon – Brian Cox Patroclus – Garrett Hedlund Odysseus – Sean Bean Briseis – Rose Byrne Troy is a film adaptation of the epic Iliad. It is a good...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 444  Words | 2  Pages

  • Trojan War and Troy

    HIS 111- Antiquity to 1500 Film Analysis- Troy Troy is an adaption of the poem written by Homer, also known as the Iliad. The screenplay was written by David Benioff and stars Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Brian Cox, Diane Kruger, and Rose Byrne. It is a brilliant story of love and war produced in 2004. My reason for choosing this film is because of the controversy over what is myth and what is fact regarding the fall of Troy. I find the movie so majestic yet the timeframe of the Iliad...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Hector 829  Words | 3  Pages

  • Troy vs, Iliad

    Farhood Bahadori Classical Mythology Professor Sina Jafari 5 July 2012 Guidelines for the Comparative analysis of the movie "Troy" and "The Iliad" Your comparative essay should be typed in single space paragraphing (font 12 Times New Roman) and it should be at least 500 words. (I will use the "word count" feature in Microsoft Word to check the number of words.) Try not to exceed 1000 words at most. Your essay should be the result of your own contemplations, observations and conclusions. You...

    Achilles, Apollo, Hector 1488  Words | 4  Pages

  • Troy vs Iliad

    The movie Troy written by David Benioff and directed by Wolfgang Petersen was inspired by The Iliad, an ancient Greek poem about the time of warrior Achilles argument with King Agamemnon during the Trojan War. Some events the film where taken straight from the Iliad, and is at times the two stories are very similar to one another. However there are several major differences between them, as Troy the movie was made to appealing to twenty first century audiences, where as the Iliad was meant to appeal...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Apollo 1441  Words | 4  Pages

  • Troy vs Iliad

    Troy vs. The Iliad Homer’s The Iliad is one of the greatest epic poems ever written. The poem shows the lives of the soldiers during the Trojan War, the battles, honor, and revenge (Schultz). The poem is loosely portrayed in the 2004 film, Troy, screenplay written by David Benioff. Between the two, several areas that overlap. Yet, poem and film have many differences from the actions of the characters to the way the film ended. There were parts of the film that was correct. The Trojan War was...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 947  Words | 3  Pages

  • Troy and the Trojan War

    Troy was considered a mythical city until archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the remains of the city in 1871. Archeological digs have brought up many truths about the history of Troy, and about the Trojan War, which supposedly occurred around 1250 B.C. The war is the subject of the epic poem, The Iliad by Homer, however, there are several theories regarding the existence of Troy and the events of the Trojan War. In 1871, Heinrich Schliemann, with the aid of geographical clues mentioned...

    Homer, Trojan War, Troy 1442  Words | 5  Pages

  • Dicuss similarities and differences between Homer's Iliad and the movie Troy with reference to what the movie has brought to modern day western culture

    The ancient legend of Troy, recorded in Homer's epic poem "The Iliad" Oxford (trans. Robert Fitzgerald University Press 1974) has been retold in many other forms, the most recent being the blockbuster film "Troy" (2004, Wolfgang Peterson). "Troy" is a basic retelling of the myth, lacking many elements of the book thus containing many inaccuracies. However, it appeals to a modern day audience shortening and condensing stories from the "Iliad", "Odyssey" and "Aenead" and greatly reducing the time span...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 1903  Words | 6  Pages

  • Love and Beauty Base on Helen of Troy Movie

    Love and beauty base on Helen of troy movie Introduction Love cannot be say and love cannot be touch but love can be feeling from every creature in this world. Love is only word and symbol but love has meaning that people cannot understand. There is not people know, why love is exist and having by each creature that live in this world. There are not people who live in this world without love, moreover the baby who still in the uterus also have love. Love is have a lot of meaning that people...

    Agamemnon, English-language films, Helen 9931  Words | 22  Pages

  • Troy Film Review

    Troy. Good or Bust. Throughout time, men have waged war, some for power, some for glory, some for honor and some for love. In ancient Greece, the passion of two of history’s most legendary lovers Paris, Prince of Troy and Helen, Queen of Sparta, ignites a war that will devastate a civilization. When Paris steals Helen away from her husband, King of Menelaus, it is an insult that cannot be suffered. Familial pride dictates that an affront to Menelaus is an affront to his brother. Agamemnon, the...

    Agamemnon, Hector, Helen 840  Words | 3  Pages

  • Troy vs. the Iliad

    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. With its timeless storyline, amazing scenery, gorgeous actors/actresses and most of all, its reported two hundred million dollar budget, it is easy to see why Troy was hyped up to be a box office hit. However, the film critics were harsh on this movie, as they had every right to be, and...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Helen 1393  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reaction to Amistad Movie

    2013 COMM3820 Reaction To Amistad Amistad was a very touching movie and showed a lot of fight and determination from the West Africans and several others working to gain freedom for the slaves.. During the movie I felt that I to were experiencing the gruesome triumphs that the West African slaves experienced during their fight toward freedom. Though I have seen several movies dealing with race it is always interesting to learn more about history. Amistad showed how...

    African American, Barack Obama, Black people 771  Words | 4  Pages

  • Movie Analysis-Hsm

    Movie Analysis “High School Musical” I. Settings/Characters The movie High School Musical was filmed at East High School located in Salt Lake City, Utah; the auditorium was at Murray High School and; the house of Gabriella and Troy was at Downtown Salt Lake City. The main characters are Troy Bolton, Gabriella Montez, Sharpay Evans, Ryan Evans, Chad Danforth, and Taylor McKessie. Troy Bolton is the most popular male student at East High School, and the captain of the varsity basketball team...

    Basketball, Education, High School Musical 1512  Words | 4  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    HELEN OF TROY In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy was the most beautiful woman in the world. A daughter of the god Zeus*, she is best known for the part she played in causing the Trojan War*, a story told by Homer in the Iliad] and the Odyssey]. Some scholars suggest that Helen was also a very ancient goddess associated with trees and birds. Birth and Early Life. Some myths say that Helen's mother was Leda, the wife of King Tyndareus of Sparta*. Others name Nemesis, the goddess of revenge, as her...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Hector 5657  Words | 14  Pages

  • helen of troy

    plotting to invade Troy to steal the treasures of the Trojans. Meanwhile Prince Paris is assigned by his wise father and King of Troy to travel to Sparta and shows the peaceful intentions of his people. Along his journey, he falls into the sea during a storm and is rescued on the shore by the Queen of Sparta, Helen. When he recovers, he believes that she is a slave and they fall in love with each other. When he arrives at the Spartan palace, he is arrested by King Menelaus but Helen helps him to escape...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Helen 4499  Words | 12  Pages

  • Helen in Iliad

    HELEN:"CAUSA BELLE and VICTIM OF WAR". Homer creates Helen as a complex and suffering figure with a good mind, who strives for autonomy, expression, and belonging, within and despite the many constraints to which she is subject.Helen appears in only six encounters in the Iliad, with a different audience in each. As the encounters progress, she reveals more and more aspects of her personality and becomes increasingly assertive, increasingly her own person, and increasingly a part of the...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Hector 2703  Words | 7  Pages

  • Movie Reaction Paper

    “The Proposal “Movie Reaction Paper The Proposal is one of those "Laugh-Out-Loud Funny" movies. Showing the typical boss to coworker relationship, this movie brings out all the conflicts in everyday life, and shows how two people who hated each other fell in love. The Proposal also shows the watchers very important keys to communication. In this movie, there are times of impression management and selective perception, self-disclosure, assertiveness and compliance gaining, and lots of conflict...

    Conflict, Father, Impression management 2231  Words | 6  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    The abduction of Helen of Troy, the wife of Menelaus, by the Trojan Prince Paris, was the catalyst for the Trojan War. Because of the ambiguity of the occurrence, there exist feelings toward Helen that are at odds with one another. There are those who feel as though Helen was unjustly snatched while others believe she willingly followed Paris to Troy. Not only was the kidnapping a reason for fighting, it left conflicting roots of admiration and antipathy for Helen as seen in the diction, form...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Hector, Helen 663  Words | 2  Pages

  • Troy

    negotiate peace between Troy and Sparta. Paris has fallen in love with Helen (Diane Kruger), the wife of king Menelaus (Brendan Gleeson), and smuggles her to Troy with him. Infuriated, Menelaus vows revenge. Menelaus approaches his brother Agamemnon (Brian Cox), a king who has conquered every army of Greece, and now commands them. Agamemnon, who has wanted to conquer Troy for years (which would give him control of the Aegean Sea), uses this as a justification to invade Troy. General Nestor (John Shrapnel)...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Hector 898  Words | 3  Pages

  • Troy (the Movie)

    glory, some for honor, and some for love. Troy is a movie inspired by Homer¡¯s epic tale ¡°The Iliad¡±. It tells the story of two worlds that go to war for honor and power. Both sides are in pursuit of glory, but love turns out to deceive their hopes and aspirations (as with Paris and Achilles), causing a nation burnt to the ground and the death of an invincible warrior. Although the story has been manipulated in many aspects, it is an entertaining movie with abundant visual actions and effects...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Helen 667  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Bad Essay on Troy

    likely not exactly how Homer described it. Homer’s description of the events in the Trojan War and leading up to the Trojan War are unrealistic and often biased towards the Achaeans. According to Homer, the war started with Helen escaping to Troy with Paris, a Prince of Troy. Paris was a guest in Helen’s husband's home when he committed adultery with her, disrespecting the rules of hospitality which were seen as sacred. This cause of war was referred to many times in The Iliad authored by Homer: ...

    Agamemnon, Aphrodite, Eris 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • REACTION PAPER ON THE MOVIE

     REACTION PAPER ON THE MOVIE: “Iron Jawed Angels” Administrative Law Joy Ivee O. Ong, JD 2 Student Atty. Judiel M. Pareja Professor Abstract This paper tackles the significance and implications of the movie “Iron Jawed Angels” as regards to how women were viewed in the early 1900’s and the struggles that certain women had undergone in order for the female population to freely cast her vote in a male dominated society. The purpose of this paper is to depict an era when...

    Alice Paul, Democracy, Equal Rights Amendment 1689  Words | 4  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    Helen of Troy The film retells the story of the Trojan War, albeit with some major changes from the Iliad's storyline: Paris of Troy (Jacques Sernas) sails to Sparta to secure a peace treaty between the two powerful city-states. His ship is forced to return to Troy in a storm after he has been swept overboard on the shore of Sparta, but Paris is found by Helen, Queen of Sparta (Rossana Podestà), with whom he falls in love. He goes to the palace where he finds Helen's husband, King Menelaus (Niall...

    Achilles, Agamemnon, Greek mythology 395  Words | 2  Pages

  • Helen of Troy

    Helen of Sparta was perhaps the most inspired character in all literature, ancient or modern. A whole war, one which lasted for ten years, was fought over her. Not only that, nearly all the myths of the heroic age were threaded together in such a way that this most idealized of all wars was the culmination of various exploits, including the Argonaut, the Theban wars, and the Calydonian boar hunt. It is as though this event was in the destiny of every dynasty formed from the beginning of things. ...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Helen 2766  Words | 8  Pages

  • Reaction Paper

    Reaction Paper for Helen of Troy Helen Paris Priam Achilles Menelaus Hecuba Agamemnon Ulysses Hector Cassandra Aeneas Andraste Andros Diomedes Ajax Polydorus Cora Patroclu sAndromache Nestor Alpheus The movie Helen of Troy shows the important details before and inside the book Iliad. This movie helps the readers to understand this book. Also, it shows how the Trojan war started and how Troy has fallen. Like in the book, because Helen was taken by Paris, the...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Hector 378  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Differences Between the Book Iliad and the Movie Troy

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