The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

1285 Words Mar 8th, 2016 6 Pages
When films are made to follow a book, many things can possibly be changed or made to be different than the story itself. Many things can be pointed out throughout the films and books. Some things may be huge and obvious but other times, it could be small and hard to tell. The novel The Great Gatsby was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and is a famous piece of English literature. This book provides an insight for people of a newer generation to see what life was like for wealthy people in the early 1920 's. This book is about relationships and different personalities, views, or emotions and how they affect each other. I think that the movie The Great Gatsby is successful in capturing the work. The movie adaptation of The Great Gatsby stayed true to the original book written by Scott F. Fitzgerald. Of course, as most movies will do, there were minor and subtle changes in the movie, including missing content from the book. One of the biggest differences between the book and the movie was the characters of both Daisy and Tom Buchanan. In the novel, Daisy seems to be a more intelligent and well mannered lady. Whereas in the movie, she is biasly seens as an unintelligent blonde. Tom is the All American guy in the book, described as a well built football player with a cocky and confident attitude. In contrast with the film, he is a scrawny and skinny husband who Daisy must remain faithful to, regardless of him being deceiving behind her back. Another minor change in the movie was…

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