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
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.
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,
When comparing a story to a film, there are three ways that they can be translated. These translations can be a literal translation, traditional translation or radical translation. The literal translation can be defined as, "reproduces the plot and all its attending details as closely as possible to the letter of the book" (Cahir, 16). The traditional translation can be defined as, " maintains the overall traits of the book (its plot, setting, and stylistic conversations) but revamps details in those particular ways that the filmmakers see necessary and fitting" (Cahir, 16-17). A radical translation can be defined as one, "which reshapes the book in extreme revolutionary ways both as a means of interpreting the literature and of making 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.
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 Outsiders: Compare and Contrast In the novel “The Outsiders,” by S.E Hinton and the movie by Francis Ford Coppola have numerous similarities and differences. Our thoughts on these particular aspects are very diverse as the universe is. Many things have been either left out or diminished from the movie, which makes it less interesting as the suspense lessens as you have finished reading the book. Although this might be the case, there were also many similarities between the two sources.
Bi, Zijian Thu. 3/5/2015 English 2B Ms. Freeland 2° WHEN THE DREAM COMES TRUE What is your American Dream? “The Joy Luck Club”, a novel by Amy Tan, talks about how four mother-daughter pairs have fulfilled their American Dreams. Suyuan and Jing-mei was one of the mother-daughter pair who wants to fulfill their dreams in America.
Throughout the entire novel, the mothers and daughters face inner struggles, family conflict, and societal collision. The divergence of cultures produces tension and miscommunication, which effectively causes the collision of American morals, beliefs, and priorities with Chinese culture which
As seen by the mothers’ and daughters’ behavior towards each other in The Joy Luck Club, it is difficult to preserve one’s culture when one is exposed to a new environment or country. With a difference of two distinct generations between them, the four main pairs often come across cultural collisions. Other than facing the age gap, these mothers and daughters also have to deal with a language and communication barrier. Already, at the beginning of the story, Jing-Mei Woo is able to understand how the mothers of the “Joy Luck Club” are displeased with their daughter’s rejection of their Chinese culture. She speaks to herself, admitting that “they are frightened.