O Brother, Where Art Thou is a movie that is loosely based on homer's epic, the Odyssey. The movie starts off and we have our main character Ulysses Everett McGill and his friends Pete Hogwallop and Delmar O'Donnell. They escape from a chain gang and go outward to retrieve the 1.2 Million dollars that Everett claims to have stolen from an armored car and buried before he was incarcerated. They have a few days to find it before where it was buried gets flooded to create a lake as part of a new hydroelectric project. While still chained together they hop into a box car where they run into a blind mind, who tells them their future.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn centers on the life of a young boy living in the United States. He loves to get dirty, and hates dressing correctly and acting “sivilized”, (as he calls it), and despises going to school. His adventures begin when his father comes back to town and kidnaps him. He manages to escape by staging his own murder and leaving his father behind after finding a canoe floating down the river. He eventually meets a salve he knew who was sold to someone else, who joins him on his journey.
Literary Analysis of Generational Differences in Mississippi Trial, 1955 Mississippi Trial, 1955 by Chris Crowe is set in Greenwood Mississippi in the 1950’s. It is written on events around the abduction and the murder of Emmitt Till, a black young teenager. Trial of Emmitt’s murder through generational differences of Hiram, Grampa and Hiram’s dad Harlan. Grampa Earl Hillburn is Hiram’s favorite person in the world. Grampa does not like black folks.
Hiriam then moved to Tempe, Arizona. He gained four other siblings and his dad became a college professor. Finally, after 7 long years of begging, pleading, and fighting with his father, Hiriam got to go on a summer vacation back to Mississippi. While there he got involved in a murder/kidnapping case of a Negro boy by the name of Emmett Till. In the book, Hiriam Hillburn, grew as a person.
Comparison Essay Thousands of years ago Homers great epic poem The Odyssey was written. A Poem about the adventures and misfortunes of Odysseus throughout his voyages around the ancient Mediterranean Sea. In recent years, many stories and movies have been based on the same principal as The Odyssey, but one movie in particular did a great job in comparing the two stories, O Brother, Where Art Thou? O Brother, Where Art Thou? is about a man who has to break out of jail to stop his wife from marrying a suitor, and includes his audacious voyage home.
A Comparison on Homer and O Brother Where Art Thou In Homer, the main character's name is Odysseus. In O’ Brother, the main character's name is Ulysses. They both are on a journey to their home. Odysseus is headed to Greece, because he was in a war with Sparta that was away from his home. Ulysses is headed back to Mississippi because he escaped from jail.
Huckleberry Finn is a young boy living near the Mississippi River during a time when slaves were treated more like property than human beings. Throughout the book, Huck is battling with his conscience trying to decide whether to side with society- owning slaves, or being himself and learning to care about Jim who is a slave owned by Huck’s caretaker, Miss. Watson. Huck is abducted by his father at the beginning of the book, but he escapes only to find Jim hiding on an island called Jackson’s Island. Jim explains to Huck that Miss.
The epic poem The Adventures of Ulysses by Bernard Evslin, Ulysses is a man on a 20 year journey to return to his home of Ithaca, reunite with his son and reclaim his throne from his wife’s suitors. Along the way Ulysses meets monsters and must complete many quests. All the while, the gods are constantly interfering with Ulysses’ endeavors. What leads to Ulysses’ troubles are his mistakes. He often has errors in his judgement that allow adverse situations to take place.
He goes as far as Texas, eventually ending up in Mexico. The Kid gets imprisoned in a Chihuahua cell, but is released shortly by the leader of a clan of scalp hunters. The antagonist in the novel is Judge Holden, known as the “child-killer”. The Kid survives many hardships such as gun shots, bar fights, and fires as he blunders through the Mexican desert. He continually flees each town in hopes for a better opportunity, only to find more disarray and violence in the next.
He had just fought a war in troy and is on his way home to Ithaca, but on the way he runs into the wrong things and soon becomes years before he is able to get home. Then when he dose get home he has to fight the suitors. So he fights them then gets his kingdom back as well as he wife. The film O brother where are thou? That is based off The Odyssey resembles it but with a different life and setting.