Witness for the Prosecution Essay | Agatha Christie's "Witness for the Prosecution"

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Agatha Christie's "Witness for the Prosecution".
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Agatha Christie's "Witness for the Prosecution"

Summary: Compares and contrasts Agatha Christie's short story "Witness for the Prosecution" to the screenplay by the same name.
This paper will present a compare and contrast of the short story, "Witness for the Prosecution" to the screenplay of the same name written by Agatha Christie. The focus of the similarities and differences will be, a review of the characters and the story.

In both versions there are both likable and unlikable characters that create a gripping tale where you find yourself hoping young Leonard Vole will beat the overwhelming odds stacked against him. Vole has been accused of murdering the late Mrs. Finch and in both he is represented by the defense attorney, Mr. Mayherne (changed later in the screenplay to Mayhew). However, in the screenplay Mayherne is the assistant of Sir Wilfrid Robarts, Q.C. Sir Robarts plays a foremost roll in the screen play, but his character does not exist in the short story. Leonard's wife, a foreign woman named...

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