A book is an extension of your imagination everything you see while reading is completely unique to anyone else which is why books are so appealing to people. A movie however is a visual representation of someone else (primarily the director's) vision of the book. There's a distinct difference between the two when a book is being made into a movie you lose in the process your will to make it appear visually however you want. The current comparison is between the 1974 film of The Great Gatsby and the book written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Some movies are better than others when it comes to portraying the book in the same light as it was written and this movie does a good job of making the book come to life except three keys important details.
Books and movies are two completely different mediums in which audiences can enjoy a story. They seem different when one thinks about it, and it is true. Numerous points come to mind when we contrast a volume and its featured motion picture. However, both have several similarities than neutralize the differences. Take The Outsiders for instance, a novel by author S.E. Hinton in 1967 that was turned into a film in 1983.
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST NOVEL AND MOVIE COMPARISON At first, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest was a novel written by Ken Kesey in 1962. Its popularity led to the making of a movie based on the novel. The words “based on” are carefully chosen, because those who saw the movie and read the book can all agree on the fact that the movie isn’t a perfect representation of the book, even though there are a lot of similar elements. To be able to see the big picture of the differences and the similarities of the novel versus the film, it is important to discuss these three elements: the protagonist, the plot and the characters of both the movie and the book.
My final is about the difference between the book and the movie “The Outsiders.” This next paragraph is about the description difference between the book and movie. Then the paragraph after that will be about the description of the background or cars that the characters drive or live in. I think that the move and the book where basted of the same story but I think that when the directors made the movie with some different cars or house that can change the movie or they put different things in it so that the movie will look better. Altogether the movie and the book were pretty good and had good meaning to it about want to think of life and it’s alright to not be tough and hard.
Ashwini Patel The Great Gatsby Synthesis Essay When novels are being translated into movies, the meaning can often get lost in translation. The depth that the novel has to it can often be lost in the movie. The movies are translated by directors and producers for the entertainment of the public, but a book is all the author’s creativity put onto paper.
It is often believed that pictures speak louder than words. However, when comparing a book to a movie, this quote is totally not applicable. The purpose of creating a movie from a book is mainly to bring the characters to life and make the story more relatable. Fantasies, especially, are unrealistic and hence a movie makes the fantasy come to life. The Princess Bride was originally a book which was then filmed as a movie to recreate the story.
First impressions are immediately based off of outer appearance, which causes some people to have false thoughts about who others truly are. Tim Burton is someone who embraces people who look different. In Films such as Edward Scissorhands and Alice in Wonderland, he has exaggerated characters who challenge the norm of society. Burton’s characters are judged by their outer appearances and have labels put on them. Tim Burton uses drastic makeup, contrast, and lighting to prove that things are not always as they seem.
In a book and a movie of the same criteria, there are normally a lot of similarities and differences. In The Giver by Lois Lowry there are several similarities to the movie although there are also multiple of differences as well. Some similarities would be, there is no color whatsoever, there is only color for Jonas and the Giver which makes it very interesting to watch. There is a speaker in both of them, that reminds people who are not following the rules. Furthermore The Giver’s place is just filled to it’s maximum capacity with books.
As pointed out by Cartmell and Whelehan (2010), upholders of film adaptation studies are finally seeing light in this century after decades of struggling against the stereotypical notion that screen adaptations in Hollywood reduce literature to heed the dimmest minds of humanity. From the early age of cinema till now, most people tend to view films from the perspective of literature, due to the negative reputation that hangs over adaptations, in spite of its century long history. Cartmell and Whelehan introduces and encourages readers to compare these mediums vise versa, to view literature through the lens of the cinema, or to regard films as a single entity, separate from its novel counterpart. Modern Comparative Frameworks for Film Adaptations.
The film industry has been recycling ideas, stories and styles since it was first created. Indeed, literary works have inspired multiple scripts, and a great number of films are remakes, ‘homages’, and sequels. It is thus interesting to reflect on the concept of ‘intellectual property’ in such an industry, where copyrights are omnipresent in every project. This essay considers the role of intellectual property in films in the 20th and 21st centuries by considering its origins, evolution, and purposes, and argues that IP is a necessary concept that could be slightly rethought in order to better meet the needs, in the long term, of the film industry. It will focus mainly on the cases of the United-States, where the first hub of the global cinematographic
Orme 1 Ava Orme Dr. Shadden-Cobb Writing 24 Oct. 2016 The Outsiders: Book vs. Movie When you read a book and then watch the movie of that book, there will always be a few differences. The Outsiders book and movie hold that statement true. Most of the more important events are the same, but a lot of the details do not match up.
In both, the book and the movie of Their Eyes Were Watching God there are many differences. Whether it’s a scene that is left out or just a line. The book was a higher level in contributing to the Harlem Renaissance than the movie. Also, the movie does not include the scene where Janie’s comes of age. The movie also leaves out the racism of Mrs. Turner, who praises Janie 's Caucasian feature and despices Tea Cake 's dark skin.