The Bible Epic Miniseries Analysis

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“The Bible: The Epic Miniseries” The story of Moses is among the most well-known stories of the Bible, yet nothing is mentioned about Moses’ childhood or teenage years. “The Bible: The Epic Miniseries” took this as an opportunity to illustrate an inferred story of how Moses came to realize his descent. While some aspects of the biblical story seep through this portion of the episode, much of it strays from the original source, adding and deleting parts that are either relevant or irrelevant to the plot of the episode. The episode entitled “Exodus” begins with a story of Moses and his realization of his true origin. The episode begins with Moses preparing to fight his uncle, Pharaoh’s son. Moses’ mother is distraught that her brother incessantly wishes to fight her son and tells Pharaoh of her uneasiness about the issues they have. She mentions that her brother loses these fights…show more content…
They also have in common nameless characters; Pharaoh and both of his children are not referred to by their given names. While these are significant comparisons, the differences are many more in this instance. The story of Moses as a young man was portrayed in the episode for the purpose of a backstory on Moses’ past, although his past is never mentioned in the Bible. Therefore the feud between Moses and Pharaoh’s son and the frequent battles between the two were probably portrayed to emphasize the tension Moses might have felt his whole life, even if he did not know of his descent. Another noteworthy difference is how Pharaoh’s daughter found Moses, and how his sister is not revealed in the episode’s version of his journey down the Nile. These comparisons and differences have various reasonings for occurring, but the main reason might have been to add more drama to “The Bible: The Epic
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