The Devi Wears Prada Essay

688 Words May 31st, 2012 3 Pages
The Devil Wears Prada Essay By: Winnet

The movie version of “The Devil Wear Prada” is superior to the novel because it explains the different types of stereotypes dealt with better, it is more visually appealing, and it is easier to connect to the characters.
The movie itself is overflowing with different types of stereotypes. An example would be when Nigel tells Andy that” as a child, he told his family he was attending soccer practice when he was really taking sewing lessons, and read Runway under the covers of his bed at night with a flashlight,”. This shows us that Nigel is afraid of what people will say about him. They may not take him seriously because he likes to do female
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Andy is now taking her work life more seriously than her personal life.
She now takes extra unnecessary hours just so she can please her boss.
In the book, Andrea is less of a dynamic character than the one in the movie. They are no character shift in the book. She stays the same from the beginning to the end. Nevertheless, the only difference being that when she finally is given an impossible task, she seems to quit because it is too hard when she was previously able to accomplish everything. This does not show really show us the hardships she had to go through in the movie. Such as when
Miranda called Andy to tell her to get her a ride back to New York City from
Florida during a hurricane.
On the other hand, due to the inability to directly deliver images and sounds, books can be incorrect, and their emotion provoking power may be limited. Furthermore, since the images and sounds built in one's mind have been clarified through one's bias, the result may be changed. For instance, at the end of movie when Andy throws away her cell phone in the fountain. The music was slow which added meaning. It makes the viewers think back to everything she has been through.
In most cases, novel passages always seem to drag on when they are describing on small little thing. For example, at the

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