To Kill A Mockingbird Book And Movie Analysis

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There were several differences between the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" and the movie that I noticed. In the movie, during Tom Robinson's explanation of the events with Mayella, he never says, "She says she never kissed a grown man before an' she might as well kiss a nigger. She says what her papa do to her don't count." Although this is a rather vulgar line from the book, I felt that it was important to the character development of the Ewells. In the movie, we infer that the Ewell family is disliked and of poor character, but we do not see the extent of this. After reading this line in the book, I had a better understanding of the Ewell family and their poor morals. Another part of the "To Kill A Mockingbird" book that was not included in the movie was Miss Maudie's house burning down. This scene was important to the movie because it showed how important Boo was in the children's lives, although they did not realize it. In the book, during…show more content…
I enjoyed the long exposition of this novel, because it was used to set the scene for the main conflict and show the development of the characters, which I felt was vital to the quality of the novel. The part of the novel I most enjoyed would be the ending, when Scout finally meets Boo Radley; in that moment, I felt that I took Scout's place in the novel, and I was greeting a friend I had not seen in a very long time. I appreciated the fact that Scout's mission from the beginning of the novel was completed in that scene, when she finally greets Boo, just as she had imagined herself doing before. Due to my preference of the novel version of "To Kill A Mockingbird," I would recommend to a friend reading the novel first, and then watching the movie afterwards. Overall, this was an interesting book that taught many life lessons and which I thoroughly enjoyed, and would recommend for all
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