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Essay | The Crucible: Screenplay vs. Movie

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of The Crucible.
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The Crucible: Screenplay vs. Movie

Summary: Comparing the screenplay of "The Crucible" with its movie adaptation shows how the writing reveals an idea while the movie reveals an action. Proctor is portrayed as passionate in the play, but his actions in the movie reveal a more aggressive character; whereas Abigail is portrayed as a mature young woman in the play but naïve in the movie.
In comparison to the play, the tone of The Crucible, changes in the adaptation of the movie. In dramas, the stage scene in written to be read, and as the writing is revealed an idea is unraveled, however, a movie does not express an idea but instead an action. The characters Abigail and Proctor can be interpreted differently from drama to screenplay. The play told and the move showed.

Proctor was portrayed as a passionate character in the play. He was easily aroused to anger, especially when people went against him. In act two of the play Proctor says, "I will curse her hotter than the oldest cinder in hell. But begrudge me not my anger." He knows that he is easily angered but does not want Elizabeth to hold that against him. The quote was a good interpretation of Proctor. The dialogue revealed his...

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