The first way there similar and different is their characters. The characters in “ Alice Through the Looking Glass” are Alice, the dog, Mad Hatter, Hatters Family, the white rabbit, Queen of Hearts, the White Queen, Humpty Dumpty, Alice’s Mom, Absolem ( the butterfly that leads alice into the mirror), the old rabbit, Cheshire( the floating cat), the chess pieces, the time guy, Helpers of the time guy, the little mouse, the big twins, and Hamish( the guy that tried to marry alice). The characters in “ Hunger Games” Movie #1 the characters are Katniss, Peeta, Snow (
The characters in the movie are also much more developed, in contrast to the book where most characters are used just to point the story in certain direction. Despite the changes that were made for the movie adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, the characters and parts of the story that are commonly associated with it, such as the rabbit hole and the Cheshire Cat have been kept. An example of this is the white rabbit. The rabbit is the first glimpse that Alice gets of the fantasy world, so it is a very important character. Alice’s reaction to seeing a rabbit in a waistcoat in the book is described as this “Alice started to her feet, for it flashed across her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit with either a waistcoat-pocket, or a watch to take out of it, and burning with curiosity, she ran across the field after it” (Carroll, FIND THE PAGE NUMBER).
Buttercup was “barely in the top twenty, and that primarily on potential” for she is an absolute ragamuffin as a child. “She hated to wash her face” or any part of her body which left the “smell of stables” lingering on her constantly. Buttercup only starts to become more beautiful after the visit from The Countess causes her to have a fit of jealousy “rated a close fourth on the all-time
When she is at her own engagement party she follows a white rabbit down a hole and ends up in Wonderland. While in wonderland she has some crazy adventures which change her own view on her life. When Alice returns to the real world, she takes charge of her life and sets out on an adventure. Tim Burton , the director, uses wonderland and the lighting to convey the
Frank Beddor’s book The Looking Glass Wars is another version of The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland. In this retelling of the story, Alyss is a princess in the queendom of Wonderland. Her Aunt Redd takes over the throne as Queen Alyss is cast out of Wonderland and has to find her way home to retake her throne. In this book there are many themes evident. One is making sacrifices for the good of others.
Gabrielle Zevin’s Elsewhere and Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games tell two completely different tales by using unrealistic situations and settings to describe adolescence. They show many aspects of life as a young adult, despite being in imagined worlds. They focus on identity, finding your voice, growing up and adjusting to your surroundings, and even love. Liz in Elsewhere has unexpectedly died and now finds herself in Elsewhere, where everyone ages backwards until eventually they are born again. Liz is very stubborn at first, in denial where she is and not coming to terms with the fact that even though she is dead, she gets to live.
In Yeh-Shen there were magical fish bones in aschenputtle theirs a magical tree, and in the Algonquin story there was a magical prince who could make himself invisible. Also, all of their sisters were extremely rude! In the Algonquin story the sisters cut off her hair and burned her just because she was beautiful and they didn’t want her near the prince. Yeh-Shen’s sisters were mean because they didn’t let her go to the ball. Aschenputtle’s sisters were mean because they made her pick lentils up three times.
She then goes to the ball to meet the prince. However, she has to leave the ball at midnight as the magic wears off and she turns back into her former self. She leaves behind a glass slipper that the prince uses to find her and they both live happily ever after. The main focus of this comparison essay is to analyze the similarities and differences of two movie versions of Cinderella: Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and A Cinderella Story.There are a number of similarities in both versions of the movie. Both movies illustrate the mistreatment of step children, the importance of young girls having a father figure in their lives, and the hope of finding true love and living happily ever after.
‘“Birthday or not, Alyss.” Queen Genevieve said, “I don’t think it’s nice to show off.”’(13) Alyss used her imagination to amuse herself during times when she was mad, bored or just wanted to get attention. “Impatient with Jack of Diamonds for some childish indiscretion, she’d imagined his trousers filled with slick, squiggling qwormmies.” (14) Genevieve never gave Alyss the freedom to think on
This was only further ingrained within society when the Grimms’ work was visualized and forever immortalized in disney’s memorable reimagining of Cinderella that hit the theaters in the year, 1950. In which cinderella dances in her blue corseted ball gown with the handsome Prince Charming. It is no wonder then that Yolen would rather have had the story be about a “Cinder Elephant” (2) who has a “beautiful pillowed breast’(13) and in consequence having a more realistic role model for most women in American society. However beauty practices woman then and now have
Hallie Blake Evans sighed unhappily as she looked down at the crumpled Halloween costume sketches on her bed. Hallie had not exactly drawn them well, but even Vincent Van Gogh himself could not have made her sketches look decent. No matter how hard Hallie tried, she just was not very creative. What self-respecting seventh grader went as a fairy princess on Halloween anyway? She gave the sketches one final, disgusted glance before sweeping them all into the wastebasket next to her desk.
The similarities between the films are the storyline, and the characters. Storyline usually involves a young fearless girl, bored with her life and neglect by parental figures. Leading for her, to look another reality with an animal guide, just as The Wizard of Oz with the rainbow trail, and Alice in Wonderland with looking glass. In Coraline case is a small door leads to the new wonderful reality. Once visiting the new reality, the main character never wants to leave until something unexpected happen to them.
Alice was able to talk to people finally and get help. She had grown as a person in a way and was becoming her own person. Until the end. Go Ask Alice, is a thrilling story of a young girls roller coaster ride of a life with drugs and boys and struggles. She kept a diary threw out the time to tell her stories, the diary helped her communicate, and by the end she finds the diary is unnecessary for her.
Stephanie got a headgear and she was ashamed of it because she thought that she was the only one who had problems. One day when her mom forced her to go out to the supermarket, she found out that the guy she liked also wore a headgear. She learned that trying out something new can lead to something good. There were a lot of character changes in this book. To act like Payton, Emma had two things that she would never do if she didn’t trade places with Payton.