Compare and contrast essays are one of the basic requirements of English courses. In this regard, students may need compare and contrast essay examples in order to learn how to write a compare and contrast essay. Below there is a compare and contrast essay about William Goldings well-known novel named Lord of The Flies. This blog post will help the students looking for a compare and contrast essay example by sharing lord of the flies movie vs book comparison.
“Lord of the Flies” is a novel for which two movies were shot. In one of our Literature lessons, we watched the movie version of the novel, “Lord of the Flies”, after reading the novel. There are many differences between the movie and the book of the novel. The differences are about the characters, theme and plot. In this writing essay, I will write about the plot of the novel and the movie and I will compare and contrast the novel with the movie.
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In the book, firstly Ralph and Jack see each other and meet on the island. After the first meeting, they talk for some time and then they find a pink coloured conch. By blowing this conch, they call the other guys to gather around the island and everyone meets in this way. The beginning is very different in the movie; The little children are all in the sea after their plane is crashed. They use a boat to go the island. After reaching the island, all of the boys goes into the forest. Ralph finds a conch when he is walking near the sea and blows this conch. After blowing everyone gathers on the island.
Jack is chosen as the head hunter of the island and he hunts pigs and brings meat for the other children on the island. This is the same in the book and in the movie but the way that Jack gives meat to the others is different. In the book, Jack hunts pig and brings meat but he throws the meat to the others and the other children eat the meat. It is the opposite in the movie; Jack brings meat and he gives meat to the others, he doesn’t throw the meat.
As a summary; In the movie, the way that the plot is changed a little and the movie is a little bit different from the novel. The beginings and the way that Jack gives the meat to the other children are differ from each other in the book and in the movie.