To Kill A Mockingbird Movie Vs Book

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In the tell phone game, a person whispers a word or phrase in someone’s ear. Then that person will tell to the next person and so on and so forth. Once it gets to the last person sometime the word or phrase is either changed or altered. Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird is also turned into a film by Robert Mulligan called, To Kill a Mockingbird. It begins in an old town called Maycomb, in the mid-1930s. During this time period it is the Great Depression. Where the citizens had nowhere to go, nothing to buy because there is no money to buy with. This is when America had no money at all to get themselves back up. Some people had no food for many days or a roof over their heads. The groups were poor, poorer and poorest. To Kill a Mockingbird novel and movie are the same story but are different. It contains absences of sense, altered sense and altered charters. …show more content…

In the novel Tom Robinson died a few days after the trial. Atticus told him to hold on but Tom gave up and made a run for it. Tom is running like lighting but if he had his other arm then he may have been able to escape. Tom took 17 shots from the jail guards and died. Unfortunately in the film Tom dies right that day when the trail happened. One of the officer who were bring him to jail shot Tom because Tom is trying to escape. This altered scene makes is less upsetting and shocking when Tom dies. It does not express the feelings and emotions of the death. It is like any other death in a movie. There becomes no connection created with the character in the film. But when Tom dies it is the most surprising and shocking event. The reason is probably because the film had a certain amount of time to cram the whole book in so they had to shorten the events such as To Robinson’s death. The movie detector still altered the scene without knowing that it may have an impact on the film’s mood. When there is altered scene means there are altered

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