Comparing Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

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Jane Austen on Screen

" It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighborhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered as the rightful property of someone or other of their daughters."
This is one of the famous and well known opening lines of the novel Pride and Prejudice by the acclaim Jane Austen. Since 1938 her novels have been adapted to film and television enduring time because of the timeless love stories that somehow captives the audiences hearts time after time. The controversy, the eloquence, the characters and personality of young woman and men falling in love and fighting against a society ruled by money, social status and wealthy legacies. Not very far from today's time.
Across the world, it is acknowledge that the book is always better than film. Nevertheless, this two forms of art are not to be compared but to be studied from different perceptions and methods. Because the ability of the directors, art directors and most important, screenwriters are to be tested by transforming text into
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Darcy perform by acclaim actor Colin Firth, who is the same actor who characterize Mr. Darcy on the 1995 BBC television production of Pride and Prejudice. This fact was not coincidental due to they wanted to remark the similarity of the stories but in a modern English way. Both Darcy's played are handsome, intelligent, elegant, reserved, mysterious and observer man whose shyness is miss conceptive as prideful and concern about social status and wealthy. Unfortunately, his sensitive spirit and reserved characters leads him to make really poor impressions on strangers who tend to evaluated him as arrogant and full of himself. Profession wise, in the novel Mr. Darcy is a wealthy landowner and in Bridget Jones Diary's is a human rights
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