He had Wiglaf’s help to kill the dragon in the poem. The dragon starts attacking people when someone stole a treasure from it. Beowulf brings a group of men to help him but the only person who stays is Wiglaf. Beowulf didn’t kill the dragon but he hurt the dragon pretty bad. In the movie the dragon, which is Beowulf’s son, get angry when a slave finds the dragon cup that Beowulf had given Grendel’s mother.
Not knowing the centaur lied to her and it was actually blood and the poison that was on the arrow that Hercules shot at it! once Hercules put on the tunic his skinned burned all around and he was in so much pain he wanted to die. A ordinary human would have died already but not Hercules. When He died He went to the gods and the god Hera gave him immortality and let him marry her daughter and from then on he lived with the
An entirely new generation of teens must have watched the movie than read the book. Nonetheless,I believe more people would have watched the movie, as motion pictures were a great development and very popular at the time. On a minor note, if we were to create a second movie for The Outsiders, it would be better than the original, as we have better technology and special effects. The novel itself must have been a hit as well when it came out. I am sure bookworms loved the touching story, as we do even today.
However the only person who had to deal with the pain was Hop-frog so its not really up to anyone but Hop-frog to say if it was a good idea or not. God only gives us one life to sacrifice a whole bunch of years because of some ignorant king isn’t the best way to live. There are many times in the story where Hop-frog asks the King politely and professionally to leave him alone, and the King just laughs and abuses him more. Hop-frog someday wanted to start a family and that would be next to impossible with the King still alive. “The ghost of wit isn’t well liked but once people got to know him they learned a lot” (Poe 10.)
They do not cover anything with the laziness of Dove, Dusty, and the sick young girl, Isannah. One of the main conflicts of the book is Johnny’s hand. Most of the people that read the book believes that Dove is the main reason his hand is now deform. But in the movie, Ms. Lapham is. On the other hand, the book clarifies that Johnny cannot get his hand fix, but in contrast of the movie, Dr. Warren offers to fix it for him.
The traditional musical is supposed to be uplifting and have happy endings as the traditional musicals explored themes of the American dream. In the end of Sweeney Todd, Sweeney finally gets his revenge on judge Turpin however he finds out that he kills his wife Lucy in the process and as he holds her dead body his throat gets slit. In Buffy the Vampire Slayer after Buffy defeated the main antagonists a demon named Sweet this however, is not seen as a real victory by Buffy and her friends, because whilst they were singing and dancing they gave away all of their secrets causing conflict within the group. These are both unhappy endings unlike the traditional ending from the golden era of musicals. Another similarity these two musicals have is that the both have is counterpoint duet.
A book is an extension of your imagination everything you see while reading is completely unique to anyone else which is why books are so appealing to people. A movie however is a visual representation of someone else (primarily the director's) vision of the book. There's a distinct difference between the two when a book is being made into a movie you lose in the process your will to make it appear visually however you want. The current comparison is between the 1974 film of The Great Gatsby and the book written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Some movies are better than others when it comes to portraying the book in the same light as it was written and this movie does a good job of making the book come to life except three keys important details.
While fighting Grendel, Beowulf’s men stood beside him, but when the time came to defeat Grendel, Beowulf had to complete this task on his own. Moreover, while fighting Grendel’s mother, Beowulf was sent into the marsh alone to dual with her. He was nearly killed in the process, but was able to overcome Grendel’s mother’s power. In his final battle, Beowulf was abandoned in the fight with the dragon. All but one of his men abandoned him during the fight with the dragon.
“His mind was in turmoil/unaccustomed anxiety and gloom/confused his brain; the fire-dragon/ had raised the coastal region and reduced/forts and earthworks to dust and ashes/so the war-king planned and plotted his revenge” (Heaney 2331-2336). Beowulf knows he will be able to defeat the dragon, but this fight is different comparing to Grendel and Grendel’s mother. “The glittering sword/infallible before that day/failed when he unsheathed it, as it never should have” (Heaney 2584-2586). All of the swords are breaking and he gets bit by her causing him to have a poison in his neck. Evil is towering over, and no one is able to save Beowulf until Wiglaf his only warrior who stay behind helps him out.
The Dragon was also on the hunt for retribution. In the book ‘Beowulf,' it becomes evident why the dragon is enraged after it is mentioned, "the might beast, / slept in those stone walls for hundreds of years; runaway slave roused it" (Beowulf 32.2279-80). The Dragon was angered because his treasure was stolen and he was awakened, so he flew above the town and thrashed his flames. The monsters fighting out of rage and anger not only adds to their characteristic of evil but also intensifies the battle. Although the monsters are displayed as vile creatures who show no mercy, they have a logical reasoning for their