Thursday, November 28, 2019

Quick Summation of Jason and the Argonauts Essays - Argonauts

The characterization of Talos' in "Jason and the Argonauts" is portrayed very different in the myth and the movie. One major contrast was that Talos was the last Bronze person in the myth. In the movie, Talos was lifeless until Hercules broke into Talos's chamber and stole a hairpin. However, in the myth, he was awake and ready to take on Jason and the Argonauts. The film had Talos picking up the ship, Argo, and throwing it in a violent way, but in the myth it says he hurls a crag at the Argo. In the original legend, Hercules, one of the Argonauts, did not fight against Talos, but in the movie, Hercules is there to help. Hercules then leaves Jason and the Argonauts to look for a friend that was killed in the fight. The true story had Hercules leaving long before this, on the first Island, to look for a long lost friend. The motion picture altered many of the actions in the myth, don't you think this added to the excitement of the film?

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