Comparing Harper Lee's 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

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dera This essay will be talking about the differences between the book and the movie of “To Kill a Mockingbirds”. These are some main ideas missing from the movie. The movie starts different from the book. Not to many details about the description of Scout and Jem. I would have enjoyed the movie best if it had started like the book. In the movie it never showed some characters that the novel talked about like Uncle Jack, Mr. Link Deas, and Mr.Dolphus Raymond. It hardly shows Aunt Alexandra and in the book she was the thorn in Scout’s side. She wanted Scout to act more lady-like. In the movie they skipped the part were the…show more content…
And also in the book they had found a couple of items in the tree and in the movie they only show one item found and the hole in the tree was covered up in front of them were in the book they never found out who really covered up the hole in the tree. In the book it talks about how Jem, Scout, and Dill jump over the Radley’s fence to try to see Boo and as they jumped back Jem’s pants get caught in the fence and ripe. Then they hear a shotgun and then Jem goes back for his pants and in the movie it shows that the shotgun was shot while Jem went for his pants. It also leaves out the part were Dill left the summer and then comes back and he never talks about his father in the movie. He actually runs away in the book but not in the movie. Mrs. Dubose role was cut down in the movie she did played a large role in Jem’s life. She constantly harassed Scout and Jem, insulting their father. In the book Jem got upset one day at Mrs. Dubose negativity and he took it out on her flower garden leading to a punishment from Atticus, to read to Mrs. Dubose everyday at her house until she told Jem to stop
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