The Boy In The Striped Pajamas Movie And Book Comparison Essay

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Compare & Contrast Essay “. . .only the victims and survivors can truly comprehend the awfulness of that time and place; the rest of us live on the other side of the fence, staring through from our own comfortable place, trying in our own clumsy ways to make sense of it all.” ― John Boyne. This passionate quote tells us that nobody will be able to comprehend everything that the victims went through, except those who have truly lived it. Bruno is particularly ignorant to all terror that surrounds him. Why did he move? What does his father exactly do? Who are those people on the other side of the fence and what are they doing over there? These are Bruno's questions that he never lived to get the answers to. Movies are often based off its original form as a book. The films include major events, but are tweaked for the viewers enjoyment. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas movie contains additions, deletions, changes, and rearrangements to existing elements from the book. Like all relations from books to movies, they have similarities and differences. Although there are similarities between the book and the movie, there are also modifications and changes to events from the book. For example, in the movie a scene is added wear the Nazis soldiers watch commercial…show more content…
Ideas and events still remain the same in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas book and movie. However, in the movie details are altered for effect and the viewers pleasure. The movie has additions, deletions, changes, and rearrangements to existing elements from the original copy. Comparing and contrasting The Boy in the Striped Pajamas movie and book reveals its similarities and differences. Although this book was no happily ever after, each version of the story is emotionally, powerful, tear jerking. Whether a hard copy or a motion picture, the story is told through the eyes of an innocent about his exploration and adventure in times of the
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