Which is better: the book or the movie?
Artists often interpret the works of others through different mediums. Stories are turned into new stories. When a book becomes a film or play, what a reader once had to create in the mind’s eye is created anew via the director’s or actor’s vision. In this project, students examine a film or play version of a story or drama. (Examples might include The Hunger Games, The Fault in Our Stars, Harry Potter, Wonder, A Wrinkle in Time, The Hate U Give, Holes.) Working as film/play critics, students evaluate creative choices made by the directors or actors.
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