Archetypes In Iron Man

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This essay will be going over how the 2008 movie Iron Man, about Tony Stark who latter becomes known as Iron Man can be compared to Greek Mythology. This comparison can be made using the three Greek myths of the great god Zeus, the mighty hero Hercules, and the evil Kronos. This comparison will be done through the three literary concepts of themes, motifs and archetypes. The theme that will be used in this comparison is power, Comparing Zeus’s great power to that of Iron Mans suit. The Motifs that will be used are the Iron Man suit that appears in the movie, and the physical appearance of Hercules in his story. Lastly the architype that will be used is Villains, comparing Kronos, one of the worst villains in the history of Greek Mythology,

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