Movie Michael vs. Texit Tobit

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History of christianity
Jesse Schuett
Mid-term
10/28/10
The Movie Michael vs. The Text Tobit These two stories have many similarities and differences. The writer of the movie Michael obviously decided in which ways these two stories compare since he read the story of Tobit and then wrote the screenplay for Michael. In this paper I shall first go over all the ways these stories are similar to each other. Then I will go over the differences between them. There are many similarities between the two stories and I will split them up into two categories; first I will give examples of all the obvious similarities between them, then I shall explain some similarities that have to be explained more deeply. Some of the more obvious similarities have to do with the general plot of these stories. They both include similar main characters, a younger man, a young woman, and a dog. In both stories the man must travel far. There is an angel in them. The angel is sent to help the man and woman with their problems, and the angel succeeds in heping them. The angel is with them for the whole journey. Also the angel gives good advice and leads the characters to doing the right thing in the story. Those were some simple similarites between the stories, now I will look a little deeper into them to find some more similarites. In both stories the angel does not tell the characters that he was sent by god to help them. In the movie Michael the angel loves to battle whenever he can, and in the story of Tobit the angel fights the demon Asmodeus. Eventually the angels identity is revealed to the characters of the stories. In both the woman character has been married several times. And finally they both have nice endings where the characters live happily ever after. Now I will go over the differences between the two stories. I believe there are many more differences…...

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