Ms. Gokturk                                                                            NAME: _______________________________

Mythology

 

Jason and The Argonauts 1963 Film Scavenger Hunt:

How is This Different from the Hamilton Version? (28 points)

 

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?

1 Pelias

How does Pelias learn his future? How is this different from the Hamilton version?

 

2 Jason

Does he look like you expected?  Does he act as you expected?  Explain. How is this different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

3 Gods

How does the film illustrate that the Gods control man?

 

Which god/s help Jason? How?

 

 

4 Argonauts

Describe the how the men assemble.

How is this different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

5 Crete and Talus (Talos)

How is this different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

6 Hercules & Hylas

How is their relationship and fate different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

7 Harpies & Phineus

How is this scene different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

8 Symplegades

How are the clashing rocks depicted? How do they make it through? How is this different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

9 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? How is she different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

10 Golden Fleece

What guards the fleece? What special properties does the fleece possess? How is this different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

11 Trials

From where are the dragon teeth found? How are they planted? How are the Armed Men depicted?  How does Jason conquer them? How is this different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

12 Ending

 

Comment on the ending. How is this different from the Hamilton version?

 

 

 

13 Omissions

What has been omitted from the film that Hamilton provided? What effect does this have on the tale?

 

14 Additions

What has been added to the film that Hamilton did not include? What effect does this have on the tale?