Shane Essay | Comparison of Novel and Movie of "Shane"

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Comparison of Novel and Movie of "Shane"

Summary: Essay examines the difference in "Shane" the novel by Jack Schaefer and "Shane" the movie directed by George Stevens.
In the novel Shane, Jack Schaefer, the author, creates the conflict man versus man. The instigator is Fletcher while his adversary is Shane. Each person has a partner. Fletcher's is Stark Wilson and Shane's partner is Joe Starrett. These four men are the antagonists in the story. The author pits Fletcher's struggle for complete power against Shane's courageousness. Schaefer develops his major conflict by sequence. There are many minor conflicts that lead up to the major conflict in the story. He uses the minor conflicts to foreshadow that a major conflict and ending was coming.

Shane is a man in his 30's, who rides into town. He meets Joe Starrett and the two become friends. Starrett owns a medium-sized ranch and Luke Fletcher is a greedy owner who wants to own the whole town. He offers Starrett the job as head rancher in...

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