Crucible: Movie vs Novel

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Crucible: Movie Vs. Novel Two thumbs up for Crucible, one to the movie and one to the novel. Both amazing and well worth your time. This story will keep you intrigued with quenched fists. The picture, derived from Arthur Miller’s classic novel, is slightly predictable to those who read the book, but is compensated for with astonishing acting and terrific cast. For the preponderance, the script of the movie follows that of the novel. The bare bones of the picture discretely parallel 17th century Salem witch trials to 1950’s communism. Thus, achieved by interrogation, manipulation, betrayal and encouragement of betrayal between characters. For instance, in both the novel and movie, the girls turn on one another, while John Proctor ends the whole affair by owning up to a mistake he’d never made, but is not freed because he didn’t resort to invoking another victim’s name. One key difference between Crucible, the novel and “crucible”, the movie is the emphasis on the affair between Proctor and Abigail Williams. The book mentioned it and while it was a main detail of the novel, it wasn’t the core like it had been in the movie. And while the affair is one of the few differences between the two, little differentiations were picked up in the details of the situation, like the repetitively mentioned fact, that they never touched, in the novel and came in physical contact multiple times in the film. While both the book and the picture were very similar, there were various dissimilarities as well. The few changes in the novel added extensive dramatic…...

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