Raisin In The Sun Movie And Book Comparison Essay

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Stephen King, one of the many famous movie makers and book writers once said, “Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different”. However, when it comes to the oranges, the bright-colored fruit usually tastes better. Truly, many people have different opinions, but the movie is definitely better. This giant, white void will explain the many differences between Raisin in the sun’s book and movie, and focus on the great traits of the movie. Asagai is a lovable character in both books, but there are some traits that mold him in some places. For example, Asagai is way more Coquettish in the movie than he is in the book. In the movie, he straight up asks Beneatha for her phone number at her school. This scene wasn’t originally in the book, and it shows his flirtatious ways. Accordingly, Unlike the book, Asagai doesn’t seem to…show more content…
One out of the four essences that build up the movie and the book. However, Walter seems to have much more presence and change in the movie, rather than the book. In particular, Walter seems to have much more aggression, as he almost beats George up in the movie. However, George is left untouched inside the pages of the book. Additionally, we see Walter’s experience in the Green Hat in several scenes. For instance, Walter can be seen making a deal with Bobo and Willy at the Green hat, as well as seeing him in a state of frustration inside the bar after his argument with Mama and Ruth over his investment. All of these scenes weren’t added inside the play. Above all, in the very end in the movie, Walter was the last one seen in the house. He also handed Mama’s plant to Mama as well. This represents how Walter has developed because the plant also represents Mama’s dreams, and Walter is seen handing Mama the plant (or, her dreams) unlike the book, where Mama is the last one seen inside the apartment. In conclusion, Walter can be seen developing more in the movie than in the
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