The topic of my research assignment is book versus movie and the book that I have chosen is The Hunger Games. The reason for choosing this book was that it is one of the popular young adult fiction novels and the movie was well received by the viewers. Most readers believe that the books are always better than the movies, however movies based on books remain a major earning means for the film industry. Although the main plot of the book remains intact in the movie, some differences are apparent in the movie which will be discussed in detail.The book was written by Suzanne Collins in 2008 and became an instant best seller, the first movie was made in 2012.
Even though many believe that the movie differed quite a bit, there are unquestionable similarities between the book and the movie version.
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There are several differences between the movie and the book however only those significant enough to affect somewhat the narrative of the book would be mentioned.
President Coriolanus Snow’s Character;
This character’s presence in the book was not as significant as was depicted in the movie. He gives a speech to the tributes which is heard in the movie, he is shown in conversation with Seneca Crane more than once and is seen in the control room keeping a vigilant eye on Katniss and Peeta’s victorious return to District 12 at the conclusion of the film. This decision that the director took to increase Snow’s role in the movie came about after the distinguished actor playing the role of President Coriolanus wrote him a detailed letter discussing the character which was originally intended as only a cameo appearance. This meant additional narration in the movie which was not in the