Old Yeller (1957 film) Essay | Student Essay

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Old Yeller: A Book/Film Comparison

Summary: Directors and authors have different ways of expressing conflict. Fred Gipson as a magnificent author uses clever wording while director Robert Stevenson guides the actors and actresses to fit the scenario. In Old Yeller, the conflict is man vs. himself. Travis must overcome great hardships in order to dwell on and to be a man. The book is a coming of age.
Directors and authors have different ways of expressing conflict. Fred Gipson as a magnificent author uses clever wording while director Robert Stevenson guides the actors and actresses to fit the scenario. In Old Yeller, the conflict is man vs. himself. Travis must overcome great hardships in order to dwell on and to be a man. The book is a coming of age.

The conflict starts when Travis's father leaves off to Kansas doing a cattle drive. Travis is left to be the man of the house. Director Stevenson has Travis riding Jumper, the mule, on side of his father who is riding the horse. Travis riding on a mule instead of a horse signifies his step below his father. Travis is about to be left all the responsibilities of his father.

As soon as his father has left, Travis begins to act as the...

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