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The Invisible Man Essay & Project Ideas

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1. The most famous adaptation of The Invisible Man is Universal Studios' 1933 motion picture version, also entitled The Invisible Man. Compare the motion picture and the book. What does the film leave out? Does it include anything that is not found in Wells's novel? How well does the motion picture capture the essence of the novel? Which do you consider the better work?

2. At first there would seem to be little similarity between Ralph Ellison's novel Invisible Man (1952) and Wells's novel.

Ellison's book focuses on a black man's experiences in a racist society that seems far removed from the quaint countryside of Sussex. Yet both novels focus on characters who are alienated from society, who are driven to desperation by their inability to cope with their environments. What other similarities do the two invisible characters share?

Compare Ellison's use of symbolism to Wells's.

3. The theme of a price...

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