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  • Apes Mimicry Of Humans In The Book
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    The setting of the movie compared to the setting in the book makes Planet of the Apes one of the greatest satires. In the movie, the setting takes place on earth in the future where apes deny and are afraid of the past, whereas the setting in the book is on a different planet where apes are civilized and technologically advanced, and the humans were primitive creatures. The orangutans in the movie prevent what happened to the humans from happening to the apes. Orangutans, such as Zaius went to g...
  • Planet Of The Apes
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    'Planet of the Apes " James Burroughs is a critic. In his article, 'The Fiction of Science Fiction,' he expresses his opinion that the movie, 'Planet of the Apes,' has no value or real meaning for society today. He says it is like other similar science fiction movies made in the 1960's because it is so out-of-date. He seems to feel the only people that would enjoy 'Planet of the Apes' are people who have nothing better to do. I disagree with Mr. Burroughs. In the movie, 'Planet of the Apes,' hum...
  • Political Motivations Behind Planet Of The Apes
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    Planet of the Apes When Planet of the Apes opened in theaters, few people knew what to expect. To most, the idea of a movie with the premise of a planet full of intelligent apes went against everything they had been taught. The initial attraction was the superb cast, spearheaded by Charlton Heston who portrays Taylor, an astronaut who crashes onto the planet. Heston was joined by many popular actors and actress such as, Roddy McDowell as Cornelius, Maurice Evans as Dr. Zaius and Kim Hunter as Zi...
  • Movie Planet Of The Apes
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    BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON PLANET OF THE APESCOMPARITIVE ESSAY The short story by the waters of Babylon and the movie planet of the apes were both futuristic stories. They also both showed the evil sides of today's man and the chaos and mass destruction that we are capable of accomplishing. They portrayed today's man as selfish, violent, and full of hate and rage. By the waters of Babylon was written from the point of view of a boy close to becoming a man who knew nothing of his past civilization....
  • Plot Of Planet Of The Apes
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    Planet of the Apes Planet of the Apes, written by Pierre Boule was one of the greatest novels ever written in science fiction. The movie, which was directed by Tim Burton, depicted the same elements as the book. The novel and the movie both portrays aspects of ape civilizations where the apes were dominant and inhumane treatment of their slaves who were humans. The movie forces humanity to look at the prejudices, biases, and hatred that have lurked within the apes in the movie and the humans in ...

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