Mike Nicholss 'Adaptation Of The Book The Graduate'

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Upon viewing the film and reading the novel, The Graduate embodied a refreshing portrayal of the struggles of adulthood. Though there were some significant changes from the book to the novel, Mike Nichols adaptation of Charles Webb’s narrative was able to display Webb’s characters and intentions in an effective way. To be more specific, the actors that were cast to be a part of this film did an admirable job at reflecting the character personalities and intents. Dustin Hoffman who portrays Benjamin Braddock was able to accurately exemplify his characters awkwardness, clumsiness, and discontentment with his life and situation. Throughout the film, Hoffman’s seemingly uncomfortable interpretation of Benjamin Braddock emphasized the characters
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