Books Vs. Movies Are Like Apple And Oranges Essay

963 Words Oct 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
"Books and movies are like apple and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different.” said Stephen King (goodreads.com). It is indeed true, books and movies have several common things and yet have differences. They both give us the same story, but are viewed completely different. Reading books and watching movies are similar as they both tell a story and give details and information about the story. Reading books or watching movies gives the reader and the viewer the same feeling and emotions about the story. People can feel gloomy or pleased with the story after reading a book or watching a movie. Both books and movies have the same general ideas, which are the themes and main characters of the story, and both include a beginning, rising action, and a resolution (Lee, wordpress.com). Moreover, books and movies, are both built upon imagination, and are a great source of entertainment.
Books and movies are similar as they try to tell a story through different characters. There are characters, turning point, and climax in both books and movies. Both require you to understand what is happening to get the story. They have a great bond with people’s feelings and emotions, that you can feel sad or cheerful after reading books or watching movies. For example, Romeo and Juliet is tragic romantic, whether it is read from a book or watched from a movie. Thus, both books and movies have the same purpose in our life and they have been a great source of entertainment and…

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