Similarities Between The Giver Book And Movie

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The worlds in “The Giver” book and movie are similar and different in many ways. The movie doesn’t stay very true to the book but makes the story more interesting to watch. The movie still holds true to the main story as the book, but just adds some more exciting and dramatic moments. Here some of those similarities and differences. There are numerous similarities between the worlds in “The Giver” book and movie. Firstly, the setting in the book and the movie is pretty similar. The community is sectioned off from the rest of the world in both the book and the movie. In the movie the floating island is shown at the very beginning. Secondly, the characters are pretty similar, for example, Jonas is still friends with Fiona and Asher. Another similarity is that everybody sees in shades with the exception of Jonas. In the movie, this is …show more content…
Firstly, the Annex is close to the edge of the community in the movie, whereas it is closer to the center of the book. Secondly, Fiona is a nurturer in the movie while in the book she’s a caretaker of the old. Also, in the movie, Jonas’s mother is more strict than in the book. Another difference is how one's is twelve in the book, but in the movie, he looks about eighteen. Jonas and Gabriel have the lighter eyes in the book were in the movie they’re dark like everyone else's. Finally, an important difference is how Asher becomes a drone pilot in the movie while in the book he’s a recreation director.
In conclusion, “The Giver” book and movie have their similarities and differences. The movie doesn’t stay very true to the book but makes the story more interesting as a movie. The movie still holds true to the main plot as the book, but just adds some more exciting and dramatic moments. Overall the book and the movie of “The Giver” are both enjoyable in their own ways, but I personally like the book

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