Beastly By Ovid, Metamorphose

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The work of Ovid, Metamorphoses, has a central theme of changing and transformations that occur in some way in each story. The modern work, Beastly, a movie that is contemporary spin of the child’s fairytale, Beauty and the Beast, shows a transformation of its own. The main character begins the story as a narcissistic, arrogant, young man that thrives on physical appearance. He is cursed and turned into a hideous monster until he finds real love. This story explores how the movie is a modern twist of the classic story Beauty and the Beast but also a physical transformation that leads to a psychological change like the stories seen in Ovid’s work.
The modern film, Beastly, explores a different spin on a traditional story that parallels stories

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