"Reaction About The Odyssey Movie" Essays and Research Papers

  • Reaction About The Odyssey Movie

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 2001: a Space Odyssey. Movie Essay

    are the major conflicts of the movie and are these conflicts resolved satisfactorily at the end? Would you characterize the ending of the film as happy, sad, or somewhere in between? Stanley Kubric in the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” does a great job using as little as possible to make the most out of a movie. What he actually did with the film was make a philosophical statement about man’s place in the universe. He did this by using images and left the movie up for interpretation, allowing...

    2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010: Odyssey Two, Arthur C. Clarke 1014  Words | 3  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

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey In Homer’s epic, The Odyssey, each culture treats strangers and guests with distinct differences from every other culture. One of the most hospitable cultures was that of the ancient Greeks, exemplified in Homer's The Odyssey by both gracious hosts and guests. In Greece and The Odyssey, not only was good hospitality etiquette expected, but the added pressure that if they didn’t treat their guests with respect the gods would punish them further compelled excellent manners. The Odyssey...

    Cyclops, Homer, Odysseus 1234  Words | 4  Pages

  • Penelope of the Odyssey

    Homer's poem The Odyssey. Many are the ways Penelope exemplifies the ideal woman, in that she conforms to the values and beliefs of her society. These include faithfulness, loyalty, willpower, pride in one's home and family, and generosity and openness to foreigners (Kline, 2004). The role women in ancient Greece had were reflected as inferior to men as they were never seen as heroes or fought in wars, rather they stayed home to look after the house and children. In Homers ‘The Odyssey’ women are portrayed...

    Athena, Homer, Marriage 1169  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey Book vs. Movie Version

    famous stories and adapt it into a movie. Sometimes, they would succeed, with examples being the Harry Potter series, which received mainly positive reviews from both critics and the audience. However, most of the time these people would unknowingly butcher the book based movie by taking out many important characters and events, with good examples being The Lightning Thief and Eragon. Then another example of a butchered book, or epic in this case, is The Odyssey, written by Homer. It tells the story...

    Achilles, Bullying, Cyclops 1011  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction Paper on Rizal the Movie

    I.Impact of the Movie II.a. Rizal's multifaceted aspects include his skills, talents and knowledge about poetry, painting, academics, medicine, philosophy, history, law and international languages. These aspects only prove how intelligent and gifted Rizal is even more when he wrote literary articles to attack the Spanish oppressors in the Philippines. Rizal, as a student, manifested proficiency and excellency because at a very young age, his mother was teaching him basic skills like reading which...

    Ateneo de Manila University, El filibusterismo, Filipinos of Spanish descent 1699  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reaction Paper on the Movie Gi Jane

    Msg Marcelito S Adriano 723484 (FA) PA Subject: Reaction Papers on We Were Soldiers As I watched the movie” We Were Soldiers” I recall what is happening in any unit, as the Battalion Commander, Company Commander, Platoon Leaders, Sergeant Major and Troops portray different roles. Leader shows set as an example. He is intelligent, thinking, brave and determined leader. He studies the nature of his enemy carefully. He won’t ask to his man to do, if he can’t do it by himself. He trains his...

    Battle of Ia Drang, First Indochina War, Greg Kinnear 968  Words | 3  Pages

  • odyssey

    The Odyssey set 5 XV through XVIII Name: Book XV 1. What is the parting gift Helen gives Telémakhos? She gives to Telemakhos, but especially for his future bride, a woven gown knitted by her own hands. 2. What is the sign Meneláos struggles to read? An eagle killing a white goose is the sign that Zeus sends but turns to be hard to read for Menelaos. 3. How was the swineherd taken from his family as a child? He was taken as the most precious good that the Sidonian servant could have...

    Circe, Greek mythology, Homer 820  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

  • Reaction

    My Reaction Paper This is my reaction paper on a movie that I watched entitled “The Wizards Of Waverly Place: The Movie”. Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie follows the Russo family as they embark on a vacation to the Caribbean resort where Jerry and Theresa first met. Alex, upset that she was forced to accompany her family on the trip, conjures a spell that erases her parents' fateful first meeting and puts the Russo family’s very existence in peril. In order to reverse the spell, Alex...

    American film actors, American television actors, Disney Channel 1065  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey portrays a romantic marriage between a man and a woman that is unlike any other. Homer portrays Odysseus and Penelope as lovers from afar with each longing for the other without knowing where they might be. The two of them are well suited to each other which is evident by the tremendous Odysseys that each undertake in the book. The couple has and unconditionally love that is physically and emotionally deeply rooted in many ways. Penelope first displays her roots of love with actions...

    Cunning folk, Husband, Love 1236  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

      1Rossi    Juliann Rossi  02/24/2014  Dr. Motard Noar   The Odyssey and Domineering Females   In ​ The Odyssey , particularly during the ending of the epic, Homer challenges the  archetype of male dominance by essentially making Odysseus powerless, and instead, while it is  often disguised, gives the female characters all the power and control.  This is seen most  obviously with Athena who saves Odysseus’ life countless times, and also with Penelope who  controls not only her husband but also several suitors...

    Athena, Circe, Odysseus 1866  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey has captured minds for over 2700 years, and the story of Odysseus shows his determination to fight and conquer obstacles with and without the help of the Gods. The story dates back before 1000B.c. (The Modern Library, 1950, p.VI) His creative and cunning tactics throughout the story show his determination to reach his homeland of Ithaca. After conquering the Trojan War, Odysseus was told by Poseidon “man is nothing without the gods”. Poseidon felt Odysseus was not thankful for Poseidon’s...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Homer 1309  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey comparison

     I believe 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 of the works are about the perseverance of a group of men that are encountered by numerous people that get in the way or attempt to stop them from accomplishing their mission. The similarities...

    Cyclops, Homer, Odysseus 1380  Words | 4  Pages

  • reaction paper (rizal the movie)

    While watching the movie, I have observed similarities and differences of some scenes from today’s youth. Let’s start discussing about the similarities. First thing I have observed is the harsh treatment given by the colonials to our fellowmen especially to women and children. They, if not physically, were verbally abused by the Spaniards. I compared it to what’s happening in our society today and quite noticed a similarity. It is similar in a way that women and children, even the men too, are still...

    Cesar Montano, El filibusterismo, José Rizal 1026  Words | 1  Pages

  • Reaction About the Naspe Standards

    A REACTION PAPER about NATIONAL SPORTS AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION Physical Education Teaching Education ------------------------------------------------- Initial Standards, 2004 Delos Santos, Ariel A. PE501- Applied Kinesiology Philippine Normal University M.A. Education July 10, 2013 The National Sports and Physical Education Association (NASPE) came up with the 3rd edition of the National Guidelines and Standards for the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) which provides programs...

    Education, Exercise, Learning 803  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    Rasie Turner Ms. Neff English 1030 22 September 2010 The Odyssey Greek gods and goddesses are very important in the Greek culture. There are a few Greek gods and goddesses that play very important roles in The Odyssey. They are Athena, Zeus, Poseidon, and Circe, and Calypso. The relationship between the mortals and the gods are very interesting. Everything that happens in this poem, dealing with the mortals, is related to one of the gods. Without the gods, Greek culture and literature would...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Hermes 1147  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction About Psycho Movie

    In Phoenix, Arizona, Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) steals $40,000 from her employer to marry her boyfriend Sam Loomis (John Gavin), and then tries to flee to Sam's house, in Fairvale, with the money. Along the way, she trades in her car to evade authorities, and during a storm on the trip, she checks into the isolated Bates Motel, not far from Fairvale. The proprietor, Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), invites her to dinner at his family house on the hill overlooking the motel. When he leaves to prepare...

    Alfred Hitchcock, Anthony Perkins, Bates Motel 894  Words | 3  Pages

  • Movie: All About Eve

    Movie: All About Eve English 30 Spring "97" In the film All About Eve, (directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and released in 1950), Eve Harrison (Anne Baxter) was a young woman with evil running through her veins. She wanted to be "somebody" and chose to get there through Margo Channing (Betty Davis) who was a famous stage star. Eve would do whatever it took to get where she wanted to be, including hurt the ones that trusted her and took her in as a "lost lamb". Though Eve was already evil...

    A Letter to Three Wives, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, All About Eve 941  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    values and qualities of them. As in this, Homer, the author of The Odyssey, portrays many Greek values that make up a righteous man or as, Homer’s character Odysseus, an epic hero. The Odyssey is the story of King Odysseus' return from the Trojan War to his kingdom of Ithaca. Stories, like The Odyssey, are told with the intent of delivering a message that was important to their culture. Through characters and situations, The Odyssey promotes and emphasizes many important ancient Greek values such...

    Ancient Greek, Greek language, Greeks 1124  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey Odysseus was always considered to be a great man and a great hero. He was known for his brain as well as his muscle. He was an epic hero of a narrative poem about the deeds of gods or heroes. He possesses qualities superior to those of most men, yet remains recognizably human. These heroes have a tragic flaw. This is what makes them a hero instead of a god. Gods are perfect. Odysseus is the hero in The Odyssey, an epic attributed to Homer. His tragic flaw is hubris, occasional...

    Achilles, Charybdis, Cyclops 776  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey What is the nature of free will? Are gods or humans responsible for what happens? The Odyssey is a poem which is about a man named Odysseus (also known as Ulysses in Roman myths) who is on his way back to Ithaca where his home is with his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus but is said to be dead. Telemachus goes on hunt for Odysseus because he believes his father is still alive. On Odysseus’ way back to Ithaca he goes through many challenges such as defeating the Cyclops, Sirens...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Iliad 1681  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    Homer's poem The Odyssey depicts the tendency of people to ignore the consequences of their actions. Odysseus punished Penelope's suitors without thinking of consequences that he would have to endure. He did not acknowledge the consequences because that would prevent him from doing what he wants to do. Odysseus wanted to kill the suitors; they ate away at his fortune. Finding consequences for murdering the suitors would force Odysseus to realize what he is about to do is not a good idea. Odysseus...

    Circe, Greek mythology, Homer 1040  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction Paper About the Movie Fireproof

    truly love his wife. But is it too late to fireproof his marriage? His job is to rescue others. Now Caleb Holt is ready to face his toughest job ever--rescuing his wife's heart. Reaction Paper on the Movie, Fireproof By DeltaPlus, January 2013 | 4 Pages (754 Words) | 745 Views The movie, Fireproof, has a very sensitive theme because it focuses on relationships on husband and wife. On the early scene, it is shown that Capt. Caleb Holt of the Albany’s Fire Department Station...

    Alimony, Divorce, Family 624  Words | 2  Pages

  • 2001 a Space Odyssey Analysis

    Space Odyssey The following paper will analyze the movie, "2001: A Space Odyssey" by Stanley Kubrick" and "The Centinel" by Arthur C. Clarke. Although there are many themes present between the story and the film, the following are the most dominant. I will be discussing Scientific themes, Religious and Moral Themes, and Clarke's development of the short story into a full-length film. The first issue, I will be discussing the scientific themes of the movie. The movie, "2001: A Space Odyssey," has...

    2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010: Odyssey Two, Arthur C. Clarke 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey vs O Brother Where Art Thou

    April 2014 The Odyssey vs. O Brother, Where Art Thou? The movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? is about a group of three convicts who encounter many unique events in search for a lost treasure. The story The Odyssey is about a Spartan army that faces many difficult challenges in order to make it home. O Brother, Where Art Thou? and The Odyssey have many similarities and differences, especially involving the main characters. The similarities between O Brother, Where Art Thou? and The Odyssey are crucial...

    Character, Difference, Odysseus 965  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reaction Paper About Ivf

    Sharnela Kamil Sahidjuan BSN-1A Reaction paper The world, as we all know is going into high technological advances and its going real fast! Things that we never imagine possible is now a reality. Babies formed out of experiments, genetic diseases being corrected, solutions are being uncovered for medical problems we never thought we could solve, new ways to treat diseases and making real live human body organs, in years time the idea of human cloning may be a shocking...

    Biotechnology, Cell, DNA 1231  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction Paper About Sandayaw

    Ten years of dancing exhibited in a more or less 90-minute performance. With all those expertise they have gained in their decade of dancing, I must say that I expected it to be great of course. I got to see the whole part of it, so I will base my reactions on what I really saw. First and foremost, the title itself, “Sangdekada Sandayaw Reloaded,” already had an impact with the aid of the alliteration used and the word “reloaded.” However, saying that it is a benefit concert gave a greater impact to...

    Audience, Dance, Energy 1493  Words | 2  Pages

  • Reaction Paper about Gender

    The talk about gender has really been prominent worldwide and as it thrives in a newer environment through time, many concerns have been discussed in its different aspects. The advent of cases involving gender harassment and other violations have been widespread throughout the country through media influences and other factors. Throughout time, the flagrant uprising of advocacies upholding the rights of one’s gender, for example, feminist groups and the LGBT advocacy, have been really evident and...

    Feminism, Feminist theory, Gender 2142  Words | 6  Pages

  • Odyssey And F451 Archaetypes

    temptress. This is very prominent in the two very different books The Odyssey, a book written during Greek times about the journey of a man at sea for about 20 years, and Farenheight 451, a book set in a futuristic society that censors books completely by making them illegal to read and burning all books that are found. Both of these books utilize these archetypes to prove a point, and are similar in that aspect. In The Odyssey and Farenheight 451, both Homer and Ray Bradbury utilize archetypes of...

    Achilles, Athena, Circe 913  Words | 3  Pages

  • Odyssey and Odysseus Outstanding Qualities

    Odyssey Review/Essay Questions 1.What aspects of social and political life in Homeric times are reflected in the “Odyssey”? =The aspects in the social and political life in Homeric times that are reflected in the Odyssey are the leadership and hierarchy. These are depicted by kings, warriors and peasants who sometimes live un-heroic simple life.Other than that it shows the culture of the Greeks wherein if you will court a lady,you should bring gifts. 2.What is the purpose of the many allusion...

    Achilles, Athena, Homer 2184  Words | 6  Pages

  • Movie Reaction Paper: And the Band Played On

    Movie Reaction Paper: And the Band Played On "This is not a political issue. This is a health issue. This is not a gay issue. This is a human issue. And I do not intend to be defeated by it. I came here today in the hope that my epitaph would not read that I died of red tape." This striking line said by a character in the movie "And the Band Played On", which I later found out to be the actual words of Roger Gail Lyon in Congress1, depicts how a society so caught up with discrimination and stereotypes...

    AIDS, Antiretroviral drug, Blood 889  Words | 2  Pages

  • Jerry Maguire: Movie Reaction and Review

     Jerry Maguire: An Inside Look Reaction Paper Angelica Merlino Jerry Maguire is a sports agent for Sports Management International (SMI). The film begins with Jerry writing a mission statement to guide the agency in the right direction. His goal is to have fewer clients and less money. Ironically, Jerry is dismissed from SMI due to his mission statement with only one loyal client, Rod Tidwell, and one employee, Dorothy Boyd. Jerry’s mentor states, “The key to this business is personal relationships...

    Cameron Crowe, English-language films, Interpersonal relationship 903  Words | 4  Pages

  • About the Movie, a White Man's Burden

    1102 20 October 2010 Unequal In the movie, A White Man’s Burden, Desmond Nakano directs a movie about two different men that come from completely different social situations and are separated by many different factors. Separated by money, race, and superiority, Louis feels as if Thad, the CEO of an affluent chocolate factory, owes him something for the hardships that he and his family have been put through. After kidnapping, and holding Thad captive, the movie ends tragically when Louis is shot after...

    Factory, Minimum wage, The Other Side 1130  Words | 3  Pages

  • Crash the Movie

    English 150 For Every Action There Is A Reaction “Crash’’ is a movie that brings out several stereotypes. The main characters are all different races. There are Blacks, Whites, Persians, Mexicans, and Asians. The entire movie shows several aspects of causes and effects. The car crashes, robberies, and shootings, bring the characters together. By the end of the movie, all of the characters reveal their prejudices. This movie also shows how much tension there is between races and...

    Black people, Causality, Race 975  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reactions

    PUTTING IT TOGETHER: Classifying Chemical Reactions Purpose: To observe and differentiate between the four different types of chemical reactions. Variables: The independent variables are the sodium chloride, sodium carbonate, magnesium,copper, copper (11) sulfate, silver nitrate, oxygen, lead(11) nitrate, sodium carbonate, copper (11) sulfate pentahydrate. The dependent variables are the chemical reactions that are being looked for. For example decomposition, synthesis, single displacement or double...

    Chemical reaction, Chemical reactions, Chemistry 2386  Words | 7  Pages

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

     2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) by Stanley Kubrick is a classic movie that combines nearly every cinematic element imaginable into a single movie that was revolutionary for its time. Right off the bat, the movies captures your emotions with an iconic score, and strong, vibrant visuals. At the very beginning of the movie, the watcher is given a pitch-black scene, while music plays in the background for several minutes, gradually intensifying until it builds to a climax. The music itself takes the watcher...

    2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010: Odyssey Two, Arthur C. Clarke 851  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey Reading Comprehension Questions Part 1 Part 1 1) Where is Odysseus located at the poem’s beginning? 2) What is a muse? And why is Homer asking the muse to, “sing in me?” 3) Who is lord Helios? 4) What did Odysseus’ men do to lord Helios? 5) Who is Odysseus’ father? 6) Where is Odysseus from? (What city is his home?) 7) Who is Calypso? Who is Circe of Aeaea? 8) What did Circe do to Odysseus? 9) Who were the Cicones and what does it sound like...

    Circe, Greek mythology, Odysseus 2141  Words | 6  Pages

  • Week 4 Compare/Contrast “2001: A Space Odyssey & “The Sentinel”

    Week 4 Compare/Contrast “2001: A Space Odyssey & “The Sentinel” Science Fiction In the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey”, it deals with a series of encounters between humans and a mysterious black monoliths that is apparently effecting human evolution. In the short story “The Sentinel”, the story basically reverses the roll of the black monoliths. The narrator in the short story speculates that the mysterious aliens who left the monolith behind may have used mechanisms belonging “to a technology...

    2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010: Odyssey Two, Arthur C. Clarke 1346  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction Paper About the Famous Paintings

    I. Introduction There have been quite a number of famous artists in this world, and you would be hard-pressed to come to a conclusion about which one is better than the other. While you might prefer one’s work over another, it’s difficult to argue with the near eternal stranglehold that these painters have on the artistic world. With so many paintings that have been created over time, which ones are the best? Below you’ll find five of only the most famous paintings in the world. II. Famous...

    Florence, Francis I of France, Leonardo da Vinci 693  Words | 3  Pages

  • Xenia in the Odyssey

    The Importance of Xenia in The Odyssey and it’s Consequences One of the most important themes in The Odyssey is the concept of xenia, which is the old Greek word for hospitality. In modern times, hospitality is something we rarely think of, and the first thing that comes to mind is the hotel industry, but in ancient Greece, xenia was not about hotels, or just about etiquette, it was a way of life with many benefits in a world that was still mostly savage. Xenia was more than just being polite to...

    Achilles, Homer, Iliad 2002  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reaction Paper: Jose Rizal Movie

    While watching the movie, I have observed similarities and differences of some scenes from today’s youth. Let’s start discussing about the similarities. First thing I have observed is the harsh treatment given by the colonials to our fellowmen especially to women and children. They, if not physically, were verbally abused by the Spaniards. I compared it to what’s happening in our society today and quite noticed a similarity. It is similar in a way that women and children, even the men too, are still...

    Abuse, Bullying, English-language films 981  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey, one of the most well known epic stories Introduces Odysseus, the King of Ithaca. This story demonstrates Odysseus’s physical and intellectual strength. Striving to return home after 20 years of his treacherous journey, he uses strength, skill, and superior ability to overcome his troubles. Although he faced numerous obstacles and fought many battles, he made it appoint to get home to his kingdom through his physical ability, intellectual insight, and overcoming his epic flaw. In...

    Achilles, Cyclops, Homer 997  Words | 3  Pages

  • Troy: From Myth to Movie

    thousand four movie “Troy” (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

  • The Odyssey

    Odysseus’s Odyssey Home “He saw the townlands and learned the minds of many distant men, and weathered many bitter nights and days in his deep heart at sea, while he fought only to save his life, to bring his shipmates home” (McDougal p. 1104). Odysseus, King of Ithica, was determined to get home with all of his men unscathed after the Trojan War; however, the voyage did not go as anticipated. Whilst on his journey home to Ithica, Odysseus and his men found themselves facing an island of Cannibals...

    Athena, Circe, Odysseus 932  Words | 3  Pages

  • “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “The Sentinel”

     “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “The Sentinel” Compare / Contrast Paper DeVry University Sandy Palladino Inside the pages of a book, authors can make phenomenal visual pictures of zones and scenes by using included and realistic words. Once in a while these pictures are moved into a real visual by the consequent formation of movies based upon these incredible works. "2001: A Space Odyssey" by Stanley Kubrick is a sample of, for example, it is based upon the artistic...

    2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010: Odyssey Two, Arthur C. Clarke 1724  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Greeks define nobility as a person who would go and fight for their country, a person who has values of bravery, intelligence, strength and keen judgment. He must also be a person who the gods respect. In Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, Odysseus is portrayed as noble according to mythology legend. The American Heritage dictionary defines noble as a man often of divine ancestry, a man who is endowed with great courage and strength who is celebrated for his bold exploits and favored by the gods...

    Blood donation, Circe, Martin Luther King, Jr. 1674  Words | 4  Pages

  • An Essay About Determination in the Movie "Apollo 13"

    Ron Howard “Hello, Houston. This is Odyssey. It's good to see you again.” These were the words Jim Lovell said as he splashed down into the Pacific Ocean after spending 8 days in a freezing hell. Stuck in the confined quarters of the Apollo 13, those words were the embodiment of achieving your goals through determination. During the flight there were more displays of determination than I could possibly cover, so I am going to write about the three that stuck out to me the most. Jack Swigert...

    Apollo 13, Apollo program, Jim Lovell 850  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction Paper About the Life of Jesus

    things that we’ve done wrong. God is very serious that we must be devoted in asking Him by means of our prayers, about the issues and relations of life. If we really want Him to hear us, we better be wholehearted and persistent. In this section we have seen different reactions to Jesus. This is still what happens when people hear about Jesus today. Each of us must examine our own reaction to Jesus' message. May God grant that all of us here may really trust Him. Jesus came to help people who needed...

    Christian terms, Christianity, God in Christianity 1566  Words | 4  Pages

  • Comparison of the Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou?>

    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 exiting please with each and every second. However, there are some stories that simply do not capture the essence of breathtaking adventure. The movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? created by the comedic team of Ethan and...

    Burn After Reading, Coen brothers, Homer 1082  Words | 3  Pages

  • Media Reaction

    MEADIA REACTION Media Reaction University of Phoenix SOC315 November 7, 2007 Media Reaction Introduction In this paper I will be covering the movie, "Live From Baghdad." I will be going over how this movie discusses or illustrates the portrayal of diversity in the media, to what extent the media relied on stereotypes when depicting a certain group, and assess whether or not I believe this movie fostered a better understanding of diversity and multiculturalism. This war was fought...

    2003 invasion of Iraq, Gulf War, Iran–Iraq War 968  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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 century The Odyssey is still depicting its prominence when the film O Brother, Where Art Thou was directed in 2000 by loosely portraying the epic. The Coen Brothers’ film O Brother, Where Art Thou mirrors...

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