Sacrifice In Lee Harvey Oswald's Variation Of King

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“Revolutions require work, revolutions require sacrifice, revolutions, and our own included, require a certain amount of rationing, a certain amount of calluses, a certain amount of sacrifice,” (Lee Harvey Oswald). Despite the radicality of the man who said the excerpt, the quotation does represent a sentiment held by anyone trying to change the world. But what number of revolutions require the wrong kind of sacrifice; how what number of times has a revolutionary tried to pay the price of blood for a change? Lee Harvey Oswald is an excellent example of this. Moreover, he payed the blood price but failed to truly accomplish anything. In the fictionalized narrative revolving around his deed, 11.22.63, the protagonist of the work, Jake Epping, finds himself in a similar situation as Lee; yes, his cause is more noble, to stop the damage done by Lee, but it is also more damned,…show more content…
JJ Abrams organizes his screen adaptation of Stephen King’s 11.22.63 in such a way that mitigates Jake’s human relationships, resulting in plain parallels between Lee Harvey Oswald and Jake Epping more than King did in the source material, showing the viewer that Oswald is not as removed from an aimable man as he or she would wish to think.
In the text variation of King’s landmark story, Jake is able to make a number of significant human relationships during his time in Jodie. He quickly becomes loved by school staff Miz Mimi Corcoran, and, resultantly, Deke Simmons, when his more liberal views in regards to literature our revealed; after he says The Catcher in the Rye should be in the library, Mimi stated, “Deke, this fellow doesn’t belong on the substitute list. He should be full-time,” (King 309). Moreover, Jake was beloved by the students. After directing the stage adaptation of Of Mice and Men, Jake came up to the stage after being beckoned to, where Mike Coslaw, his star, was waiting to praise him: “Mike grabbed me, hugged me, lifted me off my feet, then set me down and gave
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