Two texts which follow similar narratives, character development/themes are the pedestrian a short story by ray Bradbury and Forrest Gump a film by Robert Zemeckis, the film is loosely based on the novel by Winston groom. The fantasy elements of the narrative together with the likeable and believable young characters. Both have been particularly popular with the likeable and believable young characters have struck a chord with this age group. In this essay I will discuss and evaluate the ways in which the eponymous main character is developed in the novel (a prose text) and the film (media text). In my opinion this is achieved most successfully in (enter text) because (enter text).
Forrest Gump is about one man’s life, and the extraordinary events that take place. The title of the movie is eponymous. The movie starts with Forrest Gump sitting at a bus stop waiting for a bus, and begins telling his life story to various strangers the story begins with the leg braces which he had to wear as a child which resulted in him being bullied as a child.
Throughout the story he meets a number of iconic and famous people. He meets most of them through TV interview by using special effects. For the most part of the movie the setting is Alabama. Forrest stands out from everyone else, he doesn’t understand why people are racist, which is ironic because at the start of the movie he states that his older relative was a grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacist group.
A low-intelligence man tells his life's tale to people waiting at a small town bus stop. He has captured fame, fortune and glory, but his one true love has continuously eluded him, Jenny his one and only childhood friend. In the movie, Forest Gump, the character played by Tom Hanks fines remarkable inner strength to overcome life’s never ending problems and tragedies. In spite of limited abilities, Forest conquers every obstacles life throws at him and becomes a success. The...
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