Essay Differences Between The Great Gatsby Movie And Movie

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In 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote an American classic, The Great Gatsby. Then, in 2013, Baz Luhrmann directed an adaptation starring Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio. Of course, they have similarities except they also have striking differences. Things such as characters and settings of the book have changed in the movie.
The characters differ from the book to the movie. In the movie, it showed that Nick wrote the novel while in an institution, something like a hospital, and had describing to the doctor all the things that happened that summer; devastating parts of it. When he met Myrtle Wilson, he described her as a bigger woman. In the case of the movie, she had an average build, just as everyone else and very energetic. Tom Buchanan, Daisy’s husband, had depicted as a burly and stout man. The movie introduced him as someone else.
Over lunch, Gatsby introduced Nick to an infamous and stereotypical gangster, Meyer Wolfsheim. Gatsby told Nick that Wolfsheim supposedly fixed the 1919 World Series. In the movie, Wolfsheim had a different depiction, older than depicted in the book, and worked his business with criminals.
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She went up to her mother and Gatsby stood there watching. At the end, though, both of them shown the daughter when Daisy and Tom left when Nick held the funeral for Gatsby and tried to contact Daisy and Tom. The servants in the movie also clashed from the book because they did not have word for word dialogue and the order of events did not stay in the same order in which they appeared. The parties that similar at the beginning of the movie and the book. A lot of the people that Nick had met with Gatsby differed in some ways. With the character changes, often times dialogue would need to change or removed to handle with the changed settings and characters and make it fit with

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