All Summer In A Day Comparison

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“All Summer in a Day” Ever wonder what it is like to live without the sun, for 7 years? Many similarities and differences exist in the terms of character development between the film and the text version of “All Summer in a Day.” The film version of “All Summer in a Day” is a similar interpretation of the written story. In the two versions of “All Summer in a Day”, there were many similarities. In the story and book the main character was Margot. She was an eager girl wanting to see the sun, and before Margot moved to Venus, she lived on Earth for 5 years. As stated in the story “she remembered the sun and the way the sun shined and the sky was when she was four in Ohio.” Furthermore, William is also another main antagonist of the two versions of the “All Summer in a Day”. William is also a 9 year old boy He is making-fun of Margot because she is excited to see the sun today. William believes the sun will not shine today, and he is jealous of Margot because she has seen the sun…show more content…
In the short story, the author starts by talking about the setting and environment. The author does this to give the reader a mental picture of what they are reading. In the text it states “It had been raining for seven years, thousands upon thousands of days compounded and filled from one end to the other with rain, with the drum and gush of water, with the sweet crystal fall of showers and concussion of storms so heavy they tidal waves come over the islands.” Ray Bradbury put this in his writing to give a dimension of setting. Otherwise, in the film the children start by tanning in the sun lamps. The director uses this piece of information to show what the children do instead of using the sun to tan. Also, in the film the teacher’s name is Mrs. Callahan, while in the book the teacher is unnamed. The author of the story, probably did not name her because it was not important to the main topic-the
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