The Differences The novel The Natural by Bernard Malamud displays a tragic story about a man with many flaws show extraordinary skills in baseball, with a depressing ending of disgrace. The movie, however, displays the story of a respectable guy dealing with a few unlucky happenings while also showing his natural talent in the sport of baseball. The movie and the book have some big differences include Iris, who she is and her relation with Roy, Roy’s aspects, and the ending. The two works have clear differences that arguably change the story totally. A key character in the book is Iris Lemon. The first notable difference in the movie is her name. She is called Iris Gaines rather than Lemon; however, this does not affect the story very much. In the movie her supportive, mature, and experienced characteristics do not change, …show more content…
In the book, Roy takes a bribe to throw the playoff game, and then realizes that what he is doing is wrong during the game. After the game he throws the money back at the judge, he beats him and Gus sands up. In the movie the Judge gives him the money and the first chance Roy gets before the game he gives it back to the Judge. Harriet still shoots the gun, but in that scene Roy doesn’t get into a fight. Wonder boy breaks in both the movie and book, but in the movie the batboy gives Roy, Savoy Special, this is not mentioned in the book. Also, in the movie Wonder Boy is never buried in the field like in the book. In the movie after Wonder Boy breaks Roy hits a homerun and wins the game. Everyone is happy, the fans love him and all is well. In the book he strikes out and loses. The public find out that he had a bribe, and he is disgraced. The very end of the movie shows Roy throwing a baseball with his son and it is assumed that he will live happily with his son and Iris for the rest of his life. The book ends in sadness, and Roy has to live with guilt for the rest of his
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The movie and novel share similar qualities. For example, both feature all of the same characters. Ponyboy, Darry, and Sodapop are brothers.
I think these differences make the book and the movie way both interesting. I think the differences are good because it sums it all up and with hearing both the book and the movie it fills in the blank questions in your
Another difference is that in the movie they go into town, but in the book it 's never mentioned. Something else that was different was that in the book the mood was happy most of the time, while in the movie the mood was sad. A difference between the book and the movie is that in the book momma was going to burn Byron, but in the movie she does not burn him. A big difference is that in the
The movie has a different story structure. Unlike the book the movie has some flashbacks. Some differences are that she walks in oh the man in the beginning. The tells his wife in the movie that he is having an affair with another woman. The story clerk does not offer the woman cheesecake in the book.
Also along with the birthday, at Freaks birthday party in the book he has a seizure, the movie never has Freak get a seizure. In the book, Max runs to the medical building to find Freak and breaks the door, in the movie Max ends up in a place filled with people doing laundry. There are lots of little things to that were different like the movie started the setting in school and moved it to the summertime, whereas in the book we started the setting in the summertime and moved it to the school. The book Freak the Mighty and the movie
There are details left out of the movie that were in the book, the movie doesn 't demonstrate the ongoing theme of hunger as well as the book does, and the the movie does a better job with
In the end I found the film to be easier to understand vs the book as it was an easier and more straight forward plot line whereas in the book it seemed to jump around leading to constant flipping between stories and pages to get a better
This is due to the fact that both battles practically develop in the same way. In both battles there is an initial task which is accomplished by defeating the villain. As news of the harm reaches the hero, the hero decides to act and leaves home, to battle the villains. Victory is finally achieved after combat and therefore, the initial hurt is repaired. There were not a lot of similarities between the book and the movie; at least not a lot that stood out.
Yet the distinct differences between them also affect the plots to an extent to which the suspense in the movie is less compared to the novel. Although the differences greatly alter the two, it makes each of them unique and exclusive from each other. Despite these differences, there is one theme that links both the novel and the movie together: that people with different personalities, interests, and appearances are also the same to each other. The book shows more examples of this theme than the movie, making the novel more understanding to other individuals than the film itself. Because of this, we would recommend the book and film to those who experience a likeliness to the conflicts in each storyline, such as a fight between two different social
To Kill A Mockingbird: Read it, Don’t Watch it. Have you ever watched the movie adaptation of a book, only to find that the book is far superior to it’s movie counterpart? Oftentimes when a book is adapted into a movie, there are some differences between the two. Sometimes the differences are subtle, but other times the differences are dramatic and can affect the development of the story. An example of this is the movie adaptation of the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
The last distinction I found was the age of Cindy Lu. In the book, the say that Cindy Lu was no more than two. But in the movie, she looks older than two. Cindy Lu has a bigger role in the movie than the book. I found many differences in the book and movie.
There are many differences made in the movie and the book to simplify the plot to save time. Majority of the simplifications being made do not affect the story, but have a different way of portraying each chapter. The movie and the book portray the messages in different ways with the same meaning. What happened in the beginning of the movie was that Huck was getting into a fight with a kid and he soon discovered Pap’s footprint, while in the beginning of the book Huck being civilized by Widow Douglas.