Breakfast at Tiffany's Essay | Student Essay

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"Breakfast at Tiffany's": Comparing the Book to the Film

Summary: Although the book and movie versions of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" are very similar in many ways, the ending of the movie was changed to make it more upbeat than Truman Capote's novel. This is seen often in films; endings in novel' are typically less happy and more conflicted than their on-screen reproductions.
"And they all lived happily ever after." This is one of the most famous and widely used endings to books and stories, but why? Why would an author or director choose to conclude with this? Because people enjoy watching a movie in which everything works out to their liking by the end. They would be disappointed if `the bad guy' triumphed over good. What would be the point of watching a movie that had an unsatisfactory ending? In books it is completely the opposite. While people may hope that bad is overcome and disputes are resolved, they would not feel deprived if this did not happen. A book is always worth it, even with an unsatisfactory conclusion. Many books leave the reader with a hint at the ending, a chance for the reader to wonder what would happen next, while movies...

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