The odyssey – movie vs epic poem recently i read the epic poem the odyssey, written by a blind greek prophet, homer and also viewed the movie the three scenes read and viewed were the cyclops, the witch circe, and the land of the dead in both versions of the stories, they were very similar only a few differences found in both versions. Unfortunately, the film, o brother, where art thou , directed by the team of brothers, ethan and joel coen, is not one such story as determined by the disappointing and idiotic differences to the original epic poem “the odyssey” the differences in the two were blaringly overwhelming in comparison to the similarities.
Please help, im having some trouble on an essay i have to do for my english class what are 3 differences between the odyssey movie and the epic poem so far i have in the poem syclla had 6 heads and in the movie, she has 3 heads, but im open for other ideas thankyou. The primary difference between the movie and the epic poem is that in the odyssey, odysseus is enticed by the sirens, but in the movie it is pete page 1 of 2 next.
Poetry: comparison and contrast homer’s the odyssey and margaret atwood’s “siren in greek epic poetry in homer’s odyssey text a is an english translation of the episode is reprinted below text b, margaret atwood’s poem, is a modern commentary on the classical • analyze the relationships between the two poems, using. Odyssey q and a study play what is an epic hero a larger-than life central character in an epic what is an epic a long, narrative poem about important events in the history or folklore of a nation or culture what is a flashback simple comparison of a sword to a razor an epic simile is elaborate and can run several lines. Your thesis can be there are many differences between the movie and the epic poem they are circe had many different animals, but in the poem she only changed men to swine(pigs) they didn't show the part with the sirens odysseus did not get the cyclops drunk also the seen with the suitors was really different. Iliad vs odyssey when it comes to epic poetry, the iliad and the odyssey are the two names that spring to mind centred on the trojan war, these two ancient greek epic poems are world renowned not only for the engaging dialogue with which they present turn of events but also for the beauty with which it is unfolded.
Suddenly they are struck by lightening and are all killed, leaving odysseus stranded on a lone island one expects the same plot to follow in the movie “the odyssey,” but the movie is re-written to follow a different plot, slightly different than that in the epic the odyssey many sections of the plot in the epic aren’t present in the movie. Compare and contrast the divine machinery of the odyssey and the aeneid the aeneid is a poem of fate, which acts as an ever-present determinant, and as such aeneas is entirely in the hands of destiny.
- was troy the movie accurate according to homer did the movie troy, released in 2004, accurately depict the story of homer's epic poems the iliad and the odyssey, and was it a good movie from a critical point of view i think it was a good movie from an entertainment standpoint, but it fell short in it's comparison to homer's epics. Is the big screen remake of homer's epic poem, the odyssey this original story is about the adventure of odysseus as he escapes hisshow more content also similar, the original hero odysseus was kept from his wife penelope by his imprisoner calypso for many years, and the additional years of fighting for his life to return home to her.
The wife of odysseus in the epic poem is named penelope, and extremely similar to the name of ulysseus’s wife, penny in the movie, they were separated by the federal imprisonment of everett ulysseus, and the time it took to return back home. Basically, the movie odyssey keeps many similar aspects in comparison to the epic poem by homer that includes the setting, characters, conflicts, main events, themes, greek mythological elements and the focusing on characters and heroism.
I have noticed several differences in the odyssey epic and the movie one major difference, in the movie there is an added main character, odysseus’ mother she serves as a main character in the movie but is not once mentioned in the epic poem. - comparison between female characters in beowulf beowulf, the old english epic tells the story of one brave hero and his battles against evil monsters the poem deals with mostly masculine elements like fight descriptions, depictions of armor and long inspiring speeches.
Examining the etymology of the english word “epic” reveals its roots in archaic (ca 800–500 bce) greece, where its etymon was applied to two types of poems: the iliad and odyssey of homer and the poems composing the epic cycle the similarities between the homeric epics and the cyclic epics in style and subject matter stem from their outgrowth from the same body of heroic poetry present in an even earlier geometric (ca 900–800 bce) greece.