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In the book A Raisin in the Sun and the movie are quite different from each other. For example, The book takes place entirely in the Younger's apartment. But the movie has added scenes. The characters may be slightly different from what you may have imagined them to be. For example, in the scene in which Walter finds out that Ruth is pregnant, he sounds calmer than you would've imagined. the movie's scenery is also a little unexpectedly odd. The Younger's apartment for the play. But on the bright side, the movie is just as good as the book and I would highly recommend the book and the movie to anyone. there were alot of connections in the book and the movie but the movie added some scenes that don't really connect to the play because the weren't talked about like Walter at his job and him and Mama at the Kitty Cat Bar. A difference is that the bar in which Walter hung around was originally called the Green Hat. But in the movie, it's called the Kitty Cat. There are also differences in the mood and personalities of the characters. For example, Walter seems meaner and less inconsiderate in the movie. You see all this frustration on the screen that you can't see when you're reading it on paper. Mama also seems different in the movie than in the play. The play portrays her to be this tired, stubborn old woman who has gone through alot in life. She is also portrayed as very religious. But in the movie Mama doesn't seem as religious or as tired. She also seems angrier, like she's going to explode any second. Beneatha also doesn't seem as exuberant. The characters in Raisin have an odd accent. It sounds like they're from the southern part of the U.S. Raisin the movie and the book is that both show mama as a strong personated woman. When Mama slaps Beneatha, in the book, she just walks up and slaps her. But in the movie, the element of silence is used, and mama is shown as even fiercer than shown in the book. Her slap was powerful, no doubt. The movie really brings out the person in certain characters such as Mama and Beneatha. In the movie, Beneatha didn't sound so childish llike in the book butseemed more slutty when fazing out for Asagai and had just finished talking about George a few minutes ago. The movie also livens up Walter even more by making him move to what he's saying. For example, when he told George that he was a volcano, He ran up to him and said it. But in the book, he didn't.
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