This was done through Victor trying to bring Elizabeth back to life after the monster killed her. This was not found in the book and makes Victor seem insane. In the end of the scene Elizabeth kills herself because she cannot choose between Victor and the monster. The way the monster initially killed Elizabeth varied from the book though because Shelley said, “[t]he murderous mark of the fiend’s grasp was on her neck” (Shelley 173). The movie version tried to make it seem more dramatic by having the monster (played by Robert De Nero) rip Elizabeth’s heart out of her chest.
Sina Shorter Ms. Bast Advanced British Literature October 30, 2009 Beowulf: God? Or Flawed Man? Beowulf is a classic story of good vs. evil, where the hero triumphs over all even if he has to die trying. The 2007 animated representation of the story has many similarities and differences to the original story from the plotlines, to the dialog, to dramatic twists that were never even considered when Beowulf was first written. Right off the bat the movie and the poem are completely different, when King Hrothgar and all of his men are singing and celebrating it pains Grendel, who is hiding in his cave, to hear them so much he draws his own blood in fury, and then attacks them to stop the noise.
Beowulf kills Grendel’s mother in the epic poem but in the movie he makes a deal with demon leading to his downfall. In the epic poem, Beowulf returns to Geatland after he defeats Grendel’s mother where he eventually becomes king of the Geats. However, in the film they have King Hrothgar crowning Beowulf king and granting Beowulf his lovely wife, Welthow. King Hrothgar dies of old age in the epic poem but in the movie he kills himself. I believe in the movie Hrothgar knows Grendel’s mother will continue her terror upon the Danes and he does not want to be there when she does.
Chris Beckley - Fahrenheit 451 “Comparison” Essay Ray Bradbury’s novel, Fahrenheit 451, differentiates from the cinematic form of the novel directed by François Truffaut in numerous ways. Bradbury states, “The movie was a mixed blessing. It didn’t follow the novel as completely as it should have. “It’s a good movie: it has a wonderful ending; it has a great score by Bernard Hermann. Oskar Werner is wonderful in the lead.
Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s shortest, but most enduring tragedies. It centers on the notion that the lust for power, and committing a betrayal has a profoundly negative impact on everything in the betrayers life. As one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, Macbeth has been reimagined many times. However, Billy Morrissette's movie adaptation of the Macbeth, (Scotland , PA) is one of the most distant adaptations from the original Shakespearean tragedy. This film was written by a first-time director, Billy Morrissette, and depicts the familiar story in a surprisingly different form.
Zeus knowing that transforming himself into a lightning bolt would kill her, tried everything to persuade her not to make him transform. Once he transformed himself, he killed Semele and as her corpse was burning, Zeus rescued the embryo in which Dionysus was in and sowed it on his right thigh. So before Zeus rescued Dionysus from the fire, he was prematurely born. Later, Zeus opened his thigh and Dionysus was born again. I think that myth portrays Dionysus as twice born in particular because not only was he in his mother’s womb when she died, but she was also on fire because Zeus burned her up.
Moreover, Ritchie tried to put violent scenes as much as possible; therefore, the film was just about how Arthur created a series of ambushes against Vortigern and had to prove himself as a last direct descendant of King Uther who had the right to own the sword. For the original story, Kay, who had just been knighted, went to London to join a tournament to decide who the new king was. Kay brought Arthur as his master. The first day of the tournament, in a hurry to make it on time, Arthur forgot Kay's sword in the hotel room. Kay ordered Arthur to take it fast.
Brandon FLOGGNAW 4/28/14 Period 1 ENG 9 R+J Movie Compare/Contrast Pros and Cons The two Romeo and Juliet movies were very unique and creative. The two movies were very different but still stayed true to the original play. The two movies barely changed to much in the movie, but they did still add a few things here and there. The two movies were very good, they were both very good adaptions of the original play. Even though the movies were very good adaptions, the movies did changes some things whether it was text or scenery.
Even though the modern media represent the story of Journey to the West based on the written versions, the way each tv series or the movie represent the story varies since they tend to emphasize different elements or display characters own their own. The miniseries I chose, which came out in 2011, did a great job in describing the Fiery Mountains episode. Just like the original copy, the TV series show the Tang Monk and his disciples arrive in the Fiery Mountain. After a series of struggles, finally, they acquire the Iron Fan which subdues the fire forever and continues their journey. Notwithstanding the fact that the TV miniseries accurate presented the episode with little alterations, there were two significant differences which did not exist in the original text.
The Shawshank Redemption Final Film Critique ENG 225 Introduction to Film The Shawshank Redemption Final Critique The storytelling for The Shawshank Redemption (1994) is a motion picture inspired by Stephen King, which was not big on all the bells and whistles that big budget fighting movies have with all the special effects like Avatar. This film seems to rely on the complete story and all the characters which make it an award winning movie. Andy Dufresne and his story of his time he spent at Shawshank are recounted by Red. Audiences are learning about who Andy really is through the eyes of Red, and since he’s not a mind reader he has no idea what is going on with Andy’s thoughts, so therefore neither does the audience. The film’s acting, storytelling, sound, editing, cinematography, and all other critical analysis is superb and makes for an extraordinarily good movie.