Is there ever a time that a movie is the same as the book? Well not in The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin which the GLMS sixth grade students read and watched. But in most movies based of of books a lot of key details are left out. The students tried to figure out who murdered Sam Westing. The Westing Game movie and novel contain many similarities and differences that are worth noting.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, a Fascinating Book and Movie “So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.” (2). The book, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, written by Stephen Chbosky, has a very bumpy storyline featuring a teenager named Charlie. Charlie starts out his freshman year with no friends, but he eventually he meets Sam and Patrick, two seniors at his school. Stephen Chbosky uses many different rhetorical devices to foreshadow tramas that occured in Charlie’s early childhood.
Emma, written by Jane Austen, ignites many ideas for the movie Clueless, directed by Amy Hecklering. These two classics show many similarities and differences. Many characters from the book Emma, resemble characters from the movie, almost “as if” the movie was loosely based on the novel. Although differences include time eras and clothing styles, many similarities exist including: both main characters living with their dads because of the loss of their mothers, their great wealth, and the dominant roles they play in their communities. Although, there may be similarities between the movie and novel, there are also some differences that occur.
The actor Owen Wilson who portrayed Gil who was very similar to the characters Nick and Tom. In the movie Girl hangs and follows Hemingway and Adriana around during the time, he spent with him during the 1920s in Paris, France. The comparison to The Great Gatsby Nick follows and hangs around Gatsby and Daisy when they are romantically involved with each other. In addition, Tom was intimate two women; Gil was too even though the women where in two different time. The comparison to Gil and Gatsby is that those both were stuck in the past, as Gil wanted to be a writer during the 1920s to experience the effect of the 1920s writer such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby was worried about a love that was very long ago.
Looking specifically at the climatic argument between Gatsby and Tom in chapter 7, compare and contrast the tone created by the novel and the two film adaptations The world-famous novel “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald released in 1925 by Charles Scribner’s Sons was adapted to movies various times, however the two most popular versions were Jay Clayton’s 1974-version and Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 version. While the tone in Jay Clayton’s movie was very ordinary and calm as opposed to Luhrmann’s more extravagant and almost angry created tone. Especially during the famous climax in chapter 7, in which Jay Gatsby, the tragic hero, reveals in front of Daisy’s husband Tom that they love each other and she is going to leave him. Resulting in that
Although the movie is based off the book, Call of the Wild as a book is very different from the movie. There are multiple reasons for this to occur, but it happens all the time with book/movie crossovers. In the following paragraphs we will be discussing just some of the differences between the call of the wild book and the call of the wild movie. Not to mention it was published in 1903 so there were multiple things that the movie couldn’t have or express. John Thornton may have been important to the book, but he was the nearly movie’s main focus.
Veronica Botello Ms. Tobias English 3 GT 4th 10 January 2017 The Great Gatsby Comparison The following paper will depict the comparisons of the film version of The Great Gatsby and the original novel. In the Novel version of ‘The Great Gatsby’, the story of a man named Gatsby and his associations with people (such as his relationship with Daisy and Tom, which reaches its peak at about pg. 128-145) and his material wealth are told in vast detail. These events that take place in the novel are portrayed in the film adaptation of the novel. Some of the more important points in the novel that were equally portrayed in the movie include the scenes in which Myrtle was hit by the car, and the part where Gatsby died.(pg.
Although there are many details within both the film and the story that are relatively the same, there are also aspects that show the difference in both female protagonists. Even though there are many alternatives of the story, each one is open to interpretation, it depends on what the reader considers to be the symbolism involved in each of the stories and what they could mean, as well as how the actions of the protagonists and certain characters could change the overall theme. A story has the capability of dramatically changing due to the protagonists and the way they are portrayed. Female protagonists are portrayed differently throughout stories, the story of Little Red Riding Hood has many distinct stories, told in various languages, as well as the way she is depicted. Angela Carter’s film, “The Company of Wolves”, shows Rosalie as a beautiful girl
The Same Story Seen Through Different Eyes Comparing and Contrasting Characters in Coraline: If you have ever read a novel and also watched the movie of the same story, you would most likely have noticed some obvious differences and similarities in both. The graphic novel Coraline by Neil Gaiman and the movie Coraline directed by Henry Sellick also falls under the same concept. For instance, Miss. Spink and Miss. Forcible’s personalities have completely been exaggerated in the film from the original graphic novel.
Similarities and Differences Between The Book and Movie of Alice In Wonderland In 2010 a movie adaptation of Alice in Wonderland was released directed by Tim Burton, based on the 1865 novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. The movie adaptation made significant changes to the book, although they still have many similarities. They both share many symbolic elements and characters such as the Mad Hatter and the rabbit hole, and both have the theme of being lost between childhood and adulthood. They differ in that the movie has a more defined plot with a clear antagonist, but the book does not. The characters in the movie are also much more developed, in contrast to the book where most characters are used just to point the story in certain direction.