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The Princess Diaries, Comparing the Film and Literary Versions

Summary: Compares the book "The Princess Diaries" by Meg Cabot, and the Disney film "The Princes Diaries," directed by Gary Marshall. Describes how the film served as a representation for the novel. Provides biographical data on Marshall and Cabot.
The Princess Diaries features a quest about Mia, an awkward New Yorkese teenager, that has just learned her deceased father was the crown prince of Genovia. To keep the royal reigns from passing to another family due to a broken bloodline, the queen seeks the favour of her estranged granddaughter in hopes that she will take her father's place as the crown princess. While Mia contemplates her future, her grandmother insists on turning her from a social misfit to a lady fit for the throne. She does this by forcing her to attend daily `Princess Lessons.'

PURPOSE

Meg Cabot wrote The Princess Diaries in 2000. She wanted to write a series of entertaining diaries about a socially awkward but very bright girl. The purpose was to entertain. She explains on her website that she had always had a `thing' for princesses...

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