The Similarities between the Movie The New World and John Smith's Writing

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I have to do a 1000 word comparative and contrast essay on "the new world"directed by Taerrence malik and the John Smith's writtings with six elements of stories, plot stucture, character, setting, point of view, symbolism, and theme...
Can you help me due tommorow thanks Soila Cordova
Mr. Marquart
20 June 2012

The New World

The movie, “The New World” is a drama-romantic film by Terrence Malick which has many similarities to Smith’s writings however there is also some differences. The movie is an adventurous historical event that leads to the establishment in Virginia in the 1600’s in a small town called Jamestown. The main characters are Captain John Smith, Pocahontas the daughter of the Chief Powhatan, and John Rolfe who
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Much later it is mention in the writings that the king’s daughter Pocahontas had rescue him comparing to the movie she throws herself on top of Smith to protect him from approaching death. Her face expression is worried, sad and curious for this stranger. He is than taken for a harmless ceremony inducting him into the Powhantan’s tribe. Captain Smith interacts with these strange creatures and also notices he does not know the king’s daughter name. In the movie Captain Smith is observing these savages behavior, their habits, there language, there dances. How they interact with one another, peaceful, unity, and celebrations. No hard work, no slaves, no fight, no arguments, just peace and lots of treasures. He compares their life style with his people and admires the nature’s talent. Although in the begging Smith considers them wild savages due to their wild behavior and little or no clothes he notice there unity. Painted dark skin faces and covered of animal skin, dancing and speaking another language was a new experience for Smith. The writing also mentions these similarities and the admiration of nature’s life is a great culture to study. Why cause them harm if they mean no harm. Living with this Indians Smith felt unsettle and unpredictable relations with the Native…