“The Great Gatsby “
Compare and Contrast of the film and book
As a top selling mind wrenching, interesting book the film industry decided to make a film. Discussed is a compare and contrast of the book, “The Great Gatsby” written by F Scott Fitzgerald and the 1974 movi
The Great Gatsby: Film and Novel Comparison
The Great Gatsby is a novel which critically discusses the ideals of the American Dream and recapturing the past. In the film adaptation, producer Jack Clayton stays very closely to the plot and even quotes the novel verbatim but fails to capture the es
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The Maltese Falcon Comparison
Samuel Spade of The Maltese Falcon novel by Dashiell Hammett is quite different from Samuel Spade of “The Maltese Falcon” motion picture. The book was written a good decade before that version of the movie was produced and in a mu
Of Mice and Men: Written Text & Film Adaptation (1939Version) Comparison
“Of Mice and Men” written by John Steinbeck has remain one of America’s most read novel. Since this story was first published many adaptations has occur from the written work a Broadway play and three acclaimed films.
Greek playwright Sophocles wrote the last play in the Theban Trilogy, Antigone, around 442n B.C. The Theban Trilogy consists of Oedipus Rex (Oedipus the king); Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone, but the play
English ACC 10
29 April 2013
Antigone vs. The Hunger Games: Gender Roles
Looking through a historical lens, gender roles for men and women have changed significantly. Men were perceived as being the most critical part in society as evidence by
A Separate Peace Movie and Novel Comparison
The first noted difference between the movie and book is that and the novel, before the flashback while Gene is revisiting Devon he remarks that he wants to visit two places, the tree and the marble stairs. This is a fairly important scene and gets th
Books filled with suspense and thrills are often hard to portray on screen. When Frank Darabont projected Stephen King’s novel, The Green Mile, into a movie, he somewhat failed to adapt the major themes and ideas in the book, which focuses on a person’s journey to the e
Comparison Essay: “In Cold Blood” Film & Book
In Cold Blood is a 1967 film directed by Richard Brooks. The film is based on the book by Truman Capote, having the same title as the film. The closeness and accuracy of events between the book and the film are tied closely together. Some of th
The Grapes of Wrath: Novel versus Film
“America, the land of opportunities” When people hear this phrase, they may think America have always had a handful of opportunities for everyone, but this wasn’t the case in the novel “The Grapes of Wrath” written by John Steinbeck. In the 1
Synergy effect between film and fashion: a case study of a fashion movie, the Devil Wears Prada, how western fashion film effect clothing consumption and aesthetics among university students
Since China reform and open up to the outside world, Chinese people experience...
A Comparison of “The War of The Worlds” Book (1898) And Modern Film
Although it is the same story, the war of the world’s book (1898) and film (modern) have their differences and similarities.
A major difference between them is when it is set and the location. The difference between 1898
“‘A Clockwork Orange’ comparison of the book and film.”
A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian nightmarish fantasy of a near-future England, where teenage hooligans neglect the somewhat standing laws of society, and take control of the streets after dark. The novel's main character, fifteen...
Comparison Paper on the Book Iliad and Film Troy
On the Plot
The plot of the book and the film has a very big difference especially on its coverage and focus. The coverage of the film starts all the way from why the Trojan-Greeks conflict...
English Lit. and Composition
16 December 2013
Book and Film Comparison
The Bourne Identity
Richard Marek Publishers; First Edition edition (1980)
The setting of the novel takes place largely in Europe. The story opens in the...
The film adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone portrays the text substantially well in several ways. The filmmaker's interpretation encourages the audience to be discerning as their perception of the Greek tragedy is enhanced. The play becomes profound and reverberant because of the many interesting ele
The Black Cat: A Comparison Between The Movie and The Book
There are major differences between the film we saw in class and The
Black Cat by Edgar Allen Poe. The film had added effects to get the viewer's
attention. The film also let out important parts that were in the short story.
The short s
Comparisons of Films
From watching the older and more modern version of the killing of Mercutio and Tybalt there are obvious differences, as well as hidden ones. The comparison is between the Zeffirelli version and the more modern version. Watching these movies, paying close attention is importa
A Comparison of the Fight Scene in Act 3 of Shakespeare's Play Romeo and Juliet' in the Film Version by Zeffirelli (1968) and Lurhmann (1997)
The play Romeo and Juliet' is about two families who have been fighting for years. When Romeo falls in love with Juliet and Juliet falls in love with
"The Power of Words"
In recent years, it has become popular for many of America's great literary masterpieces to be adapted into film versions. As easy a task as it may sound, there are many problems that can arise from trying to adapt a book into a movie, being that the written word is what make