The Importance of Being Earnest Essay | The Importance of Being Ernest: A Comparison of Film and Text

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The Importance of Being Ernest: A Comparison of Film and Text

Summary: Compares two versions of The Importance of Being Ernest, the original Oscar Wilde text and the film directed in 2002 by Oliver Parker. Examines differences in plot, humor, comprhension and setting.
Oscar Wilde began writing the script for The Importance of Being Earnest with the intent of directing it to a live audience; little did he know that one day it would be directed to be pre-recorded on video cassette, or in our case, DVD. This particular movie, directed by Oliver Parker and filmed year 2002, brings silly humor and a sense of what it use to be like back in the 1800's. However, after close observation, an innovation was observed; there were many differences from the script written by Oscar Wilde, and the directing of Oliver Parker! Some of these differences were more noticeable than others. The most noticeable was the cutting and adding of scenes. Another was the difference in humor from the script to the movie. And last, but surely not least, the understanding of the 19th century...

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