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Lord of the Rings against braveheart

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  1. 1. The Lord of the Rings vs. Braveheart By Vincent Ribordy
  2. 2. Frodo William <ul><li>Brave </li></ul><ul><li>Purehearted </li></ul><ul><li>Strong </li></ul><ul><li>Tough </li></ul><ul><li>Brave </li></ul><ul><li>Strong </li></ul><ul><li>Tough </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul>
  3. 3. Subheros <ul><li>Sam </li></ul><ul><li>Marry and Pippin </li></ul><ul><li>Aragorn </li></ul><ul><li>Gandolf </li></ul><ul><li>Leglas </li></ul><ul><li>Gimli </li></ul><ul><li>Boromir </li></ul><ul><li>Princess Isabelle </li></ul><ul><li>Robert </li></ul>
  4. 4. Quest/Misson <ul><li>Destroy the ring and free Middle Earth from evil </li></ul><ul><li>Defend Scotland from English and tyranny; gain Scotland's freedom </li></ul>
  5. 5. Setting <ul><li>Middle Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Scotland and England </li></ul>
  6. 6. Courage and Valor <ul><li>The hobbits charge in to save Frodo from Strider </li></ul><ul><li>Sam fights off the spider that wrapped frodo up. </li></ul><ul><li>Sam goes into a Mordor castle to save Frodo from the orcs and get him to mount doom. </li></ul><ul><li>Aragorn takes the army to the black gate to draw out the forces of evil. </li></ul><ul><li>William defends his love from an English lord. </li></ul><ul><li>William gathers army to start a rebellion and gain freedom. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Guides <ul><li>Gandolf </li></ul><ul><li>He kind of leads the fellowship through a lot of their journey and helps Frodo with his quote About “we can’t choose what time is given to us but only what to do with it.” </li></ul><ul><li>Isabelle </li></ul><ul><li>Warns William of danger twice </li></ul><ul><li>Gives him a potion to help dull the pain.(he spits it out when she leaves. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Scene Parallel <ul><li>King Théoden rallies troops to fight Sauron’s forces: “Shields will splinter; spears will be shaken.” (King Théoden “Lord of the Rings”) </li></ul>William rallies troops to fight the English: “ Aye, fight and you may die. Run and you'll live -- at least a while. And dying in your beds many years from now, would you be willing to trade all the days from this day to that for one chance, just one chance to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!”(William Wallace “Braveheart”)
  9. 9. Supernatural forces <ul><li>Gandolf, Wizard good magic. </li></ul><ul><li>The Dream of William’s love and him seeing her one last time while being tortured for treason. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Music <ul><li>The Lords of the Rings did a great job in match music to the scenes in the move sad slow music for sad moments, heroic fast music for time of war, and peaceful music for peaceful times like the beginning of the film. </li></ul><ul><li>Braveheart music matches well with its scenes sad slow music for sad moments, and heroic fast music for time of war. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Symbolism <ul><li>The Ring of power: evil and Sauron </li></ul><ul><li>The tree of kings: good and peace </li></ul><ul><li>The Cloth from William’s love: good and hope </li></ul><ul><li>William’s Sword: bravery/courage </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conflict <ul><li>People of Middle Earth against the forces of Sauron. </li></ul><ul><li>Frodo against Golem. </li></ul><ul><li>Aragorn against King of Rohan </li></ul><ul><li>People of Scotland against King Edward the Longshanks. </li></ul><ul><li>William against Robert. </li></ul><ul><li>William against nobles of Scotland </li></ul>
  13. 13. Conclusion <ul><li>These two films are not as closely related as some others are out there. Though these films are fairly close when it comes to the theme and message. The evil in each film have a difference in the fact in Lord of the Rings the evil is mostly supernatural, while in the other the evil is not supernatural. </li></ul>