• Wizard of Oz
    for a more focused narrative. The five separate territories ( the countries of the Munchkins, the Winkies, the Quadlings, the Gillikins and the region of the Emerald City) is simplified to two witches and two journeys to the Emerald City and the castle of the Wicked Witch. The movie also structures...
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  • Charles
    publish articles and books on Dickens at a rate second only to that of Shakespeare criticism. Yet his stories and characters still delight readers of vastly different ages, backgrounds, and experience. A Tale of Two Cities is probably the least typically Dickensian of all Dickens's novels. This is...
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  • Translation in Movies Names
    neither subject to the restrictions of English language. 4. Adding Transliteration 4. 1.Characteristics Some English words do not have their Chinese counterparts because of differences between two languages. In this case, translators often add some words to make the movie title sound...
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  • Soldiers
    going on in the world right now because Los Angeles is one of the many cities that immigrants chose to immigrate too. The novel is pretty much based on two immigrants named Antonio and Longoria. I would say this novel takes place during the times of the Rodney king riots, during those times were...
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  • Breakfast at Tyffan
    neighbour and friend of Harper Lee, who grew up to write “To Kill a Mockingbird”. The two were opposites—Capote was a sensitive boy who was picked on by other kids for being a “wimp”, while Lee was a rough and tumble tomboy. Despite their differences, Lee found Capote to be a delight, calling him "a...
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  • The Use of Mobs in “a Tale of Two Cities”
    The nature of mobs is a significant theme in “A Tale of Two Cities.” In both the movie and the book, mobs are portrayed as powerful. Mobs are made up of many people with the same thoughts and motives. Mobs can also be very destructive for that same reason. Dickens uses the mob mentality to depict...
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  • Slumdog Millionare
    ;A releases this month. The film has been appreciated all around the world. We are but a few of that select group of people who've seen the film, and have also read the book. We found many differences between the two. Below we list the differences between from the best-selling book and the...
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  • Dystopian
    sequel Escape from L.A. (1996) • Equilibrium (2002) • Fahrenheit 451 (1966), based on the Ray Bradbury novel of the same name. • FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions (2004) • "Franklyn" (2008) • Gattaca (1997) • The Handmaid's Tale (1990) • Harrison Bergeron (1995), a cable television movie...
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  • The Outsiders
    The Outsiders-S.E. Hinton The Outsiders, an exciting tale by S.E. Hinton, is an excellent story about the hardships and triumphs experienced by the Greasers and the Socs, two rival gangs. The author wrote the story when she was just 16 years old, in the 1950s. The book was successful, and it was...
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  • “‘Boyz in the Hood’: Masculinities in Native Son”
    American hood film written and directed by John Singleton. The film depicts life in poor South Central (now South) Los Angeles, California. The film portrays social problems in inner-city Los Angeles in the form of a tale of three friends growing up together 'in the 'hood.' Half-brothers Doughboy...
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  • Frankenstein and Blade Runner Essay (Contexts and Representation)
    level, a key difference would be their medium of production. Both creators chose to use the most popular medium of their time; for Shelley that was a novel, for Scott, a film. At some level, this choice also reflects some aspects of their stories. In Shelley’s case, the novel places a value on...
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  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist-Term Paper
    ), and begins to reflect about his student life at Princeton University and later work life in New York City. The conversation in a café between Changez and the narratee represents the frame tale, whereas the actual story is told by Changez. The frame tale, however, gains in importance throughout the...
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  • The Maltese Falcon & the Big Sleep. Two Hardboiled Novels Go Into Holltwood.
    corruption.” • Marlowe survives because he is tough, clever, and skillful. • In both novel and film, Marlowe personally and professionally respects the “little man”. Differences: • Hawks ties up a loose end by having two cars leave the Geiger house; it was necessary for his Marlowe to know...
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  • Crossing Dangerous Borders - Mira Noir's Comments on 'the Reluctant Fundamentalist'
    ,” Mohsin Hamid’s 2007 best-selling novel, would be turned into a movie. First, there’s its narrative structure. A young man greets an American tourist in a cafe in the Pakistani city of Lahore and proceeds to tell his life story. That’s the entire book; we never hear from the American or anyone else...
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  • Joy Luck
    these two sacred systems interact between each mother and daughter offers a unique way to make sense of her group of loosely linked stories and ambiguous resolutions. Taoism Joy Luck Club In the novel "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan, the ignorance, the disregard of, and the necessity of love are all...
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  • Jose Rizal in the Big Screen
    Filibusterismo and Noli Me Tangere into the real life of Rizal. This technique only reinforces the similarities and differences in the ideas and experiences between its author and the two novels’ protagonist, Crisostomo Ibarra or Simoun. The two personalities, one is real while the other is fictional...
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  • Research Paper
    exist during the time period in which he wrote the novel, now exist today both in movie theatres and in homes. The speed limits have increased a substantial amount since Bradbury’s childhood, and in the book, the speed limits are outrageous. Of course he could not be one hundred percent accurate on...
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  • The Color Purple
    , essayist, anthologist, teacher, editor, publisher, and activist. Miss Walker was born in the city of Eatonton, Georgia. She is the eighth and last child of Willie Lee Walker and Minnie Lou Tallulah Grant Walker. Walker grew up in a loving family in the years following the end of the great...
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  • Salman Rushdie and the Satanic Verses: a Recipe for Controversy
    out of which the good grew was of the prophet going to the mountain and not being able to tell the difference between the angel and the devil. The book is also about the wrestling match which takes place between the two. Rushdie seemed to be saying he was just writing a novel and meant no offense...
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  • Thieves
    at heart. The latter, with its "PG-13" rating, targets a slightly older audience. As a result, each movie varies greatly from one another, as well as from McFadden’s novel, both in content and in the way in which the details of this tale are told. One of the many written accounts...
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