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Hercules Comparisons

Summary: Explores the legend of Hercules. Provides a comparison between the Disney movie Hercules and the mythological story of Hercules. Considers the Disney portrayal of Hera.
Hercules is the story of a demigod, who is the son of the Olympian god, Zeus. The two versions of the story of Hercules that we have seen in class differ greatly, and I have written this paper to explain the major differences.

In the story we read in class, Hercules faces 12 Labors, which greatly differs from the storyline that Disney created in their animated movie "Hercules."

Major Differences

The biggest variance that I noticed between the two stories is that Hercules in the Disney version was born a god to Zeus and Hera, which in the real mythology, is completely opposite. In the story that we read in class, Hera disliked Hercules because Zeus had an affair with a mortal, and evidentally impregnated her. The Disney version portrays Hera as a loving mother - not so accurate...

During the beginning, Hercules is fed a bottle of potion...

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