Comparing The Odyssey And The Movie `` O Brother Where Art Thou ``

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Many people might not have realized but in the movie “O Brother Where Art Thou” there are connections not only with actual events that have occurred in the 1930’s, but also with Homer 's "Odyssey". From similarities in characters and storyline in the Odyssey to the life during the Great Depression, are all included and demonstrated. However, just like similarities, there are also inaccuracies that are not exactly the same between the movie, story, and the actual events of the Great Depression. For example, the movie "O Brother Where Art Thou" was based on a greek myth called "Odyssey" by Homer. Also, the movie is based only from the perspective of 3 men escaping their sentence, not from the perspective of all the different races who had different opportunities and advantages compared to others. When comparing the Odyssey and the movie, there are various points in which are very similar but not exactly accurate. For example, In the beginning of both the Odyssey and in the movie, Odysseus from the "Odyssey" and Everett from the movie "O Brother Where Art Thou" both are trying to find a way of trying to get home. However, they achieve their similar goals differently. Athena in Book 1 of the Odyssey appeals to Zeus for permission to help Odysseus to get back home in which is being overrun by suitors. Everett, on the contrary, escapes with Pete and Delmar who are attached to him with chains convincing them that he is going to split a treasure that he has hidden in a car that
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