Nightjohn Movie Vs Book

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The book Nightjohn written by Gary Pualsen and the movie directed by Charles Burnett. The book talks more about the black slaves and Nightjohn teaching Sarny how to read. The movie talks more about the whites. Pualsen talks more about the blacks. Burnett talks about the whites mostly. The book explains more about slavery. The movie makes slavery appear very easygoing and mild. When the book makes it appear very real and how slavery actually was. In the book it talks about pit schools and the movie doesn't even discuss them. In the movie Nightjohn gets sold but the book says that he ran away and became free and came back to teach in the pit schools. The kids found the pit schools by following Nightjohn's footprints that have toes missing. The

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