Similarities Between The Odyssey And O Brother Where Art Thou

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The story Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou have a lot of connections to our life just like how Odysseus was on a journey to get home and Everett was on a journey to get the treasure, we all have roadblocks and fears we have to pass. In the text, The Odyssey was written by Homer and the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen both authors deal with the main idea loyalty. Both stories have loyalty as the theme because in the Odyssey Odysseus wife was loyal to him for 20 years while he was gone. In the movie Everetts, wife, for the most part, was loyal to him until she was about to marry Veron. The differences between Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou are pronounced, and they deserve a thorough investigation. As a result, just like when Poseidon tried to kill Odysseus, in the movie the cops were trying to kill Delmar, Pete, and Everett. In the movie, the blind railroad conductor is similar to Tiresias because they both predicted the future for the main characters. Another similarity of both stories is when the main character of O Brother, Where Art Thou dressed up as KKK…show more content…
In paragraph one the similarities of the movie and book were covered. An example of the similarities is Odysseus is obsessed with his hair just like how Everett is. In paragraph two I talked about the many differences there are. For example the different time ranges really change some of the events that happened in the Odyssey. Last paragraph was about both similarities and differences of the Odyssey and O Brother, Where Art Thou. In my opinion I prefer O Brother, Where Art Thou instead of Odyssey because the movie was easier to understand and connect to when you actually can see what’s going on. In conclusion I predict there will be more movies like the Odyssey to come and books that connect to the
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