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What I Thought Of : A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

I do realize that it doesn’t matter what I thought of A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley. I write about books I’ve read because when I read I allow myself to think about things outside of the small life I live and I like to share what I have learned and felt. 526 more words

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Thoughts About the Adaptation

I have to say that the movie and the novel are two different genres.  While watching the movie, I felt like the story line was rushed.   336 more words

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Oh, the Differences Between Books and Their Movie Adaptations...

Obviously, as we have talked about before from both the King Lear movie adaptation and the Stardust movie adaptation, the movies do not live up to the books… ever. 607 more words

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Another Rendition of the "Love Test": Hopefully Our Last Encounter

“I don’t know. I want to think about it.” -Caroline in A Thousand Acres the film.

In all, I think the movie did away with proper character building and left only an awkward hodgepodge of character relations and a poor narrative. 465 more words

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Film Adaptation in Zebulon County

Larry Cook: You can’t have children, but you, Rose, your children will laugh when you die.

This week we watched a film adaptation of A Thousand Acres. 169 more words

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Ginny As A Victim

“In them I see something my sister and I never had, I see hope”-A Thousand Acres (Film)

     Readers love the transformation of a written novel into a digital film. 654 more words

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Hope or Regret?

Paralleling the book version of A Thousand Acres with the film adaptation, we can see a multitude of differences in the overreaching themes, as well as differences in the ending of each version. 613 more words

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