Ms. Gokturk

Mythology

 

Jason and The Argonauts 1963 Film

 

Name

In addition to answering the questions on the left, please comment on how has the film portrayed/handled the following? How does it differ from the Hamilton version?

Pelias

How does Pelias learn his future?

 

 

 

Jason

 

Does look like you expected? Does he act as you expected? Explain.

 

 

Gods

How does the film illustrate that the Gods control man?

 

Which gods help Jason?

 

 

Argonauts

Describe the how the men assemble.

 

 

 

Crete and Talus (Talos)

 

 

 

 

Hercules & Hylas

What is their fate?

 

 

 

Harpies & Phineus

 

Where’s Iris?

 

 

 

Symplegades

 

How are the clashing rocks depicted?

How do they make it through?

 

Medea

How does Jason meet Medea?

 

Describe the two ways Medea is portrayed.

 

What goddess is important to Medea? Why would this be the case?

 

 

Golden Fleece

What guards the fleece?

 

What special properties does the fleece possess?

 

 

Trials

From where are the dragon teeth found?

 

How are they planted?

 

How are the Armed Men depicted? How does Jason conquer them?

 

Ending

 

Comment on the ending.