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Adaptation Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

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Rarely is the movie adaptation of a book perfectly in line with its source material and the To Kill A Mockingbird movie is no exception. For example, there is a scene in the book where Scout’s teacher yells at her for explaining that Walter Cunningham did not bring his lunch because he is poor (Lee 24-26). However, this scene is not in the movie. Instead, it is implied with a scene of Scout beating up Walter Cunningham at recess. While Scout beats up Walter, Jem appears, pulls Scout off, and furiously asks her what she is doing. Scout replies, “He made me start off on the wrong foot! I was trying to explain to that darn lady teacher… why he didn’t have no money for his lunch and she got sore at me.” Scout’s dialogue may have painted a brief

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