The Similarities Between The Movie And The Book

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In the 1950s people are not hurt by bullets and guns but by hatred presented by those of other races and the savagery of the streets . In the west side story it's formed by gang violence between two different gangs called the jets and the sharks and their leaders Bernardo and Riff causing destruction in the community and between the people of west side Manhattan.Despite showing some prevalent differences , the similarities between the book and the film are striking.
There are many concepts between the book and the film. For example, both versions included the idea of racial discrimination . This is seen in the book when the text stated ”why should they hurt us. Because they say we hurt them by coming here.”(Shulman 31). When says that it
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