Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Great Expectations Film Analysis: How does the Movie Compare to the Text? - Section 2: Comparing the Film to the Text

 

Looking through the lists of differences, I was really impressed by the details the students added about the novel. Not only could they see the character and setting changes, but they noticed differences in tone. In both examples I show, the students comment of the hostility and fear illustrated in the movie that they did not sense in the text. This tells me that they understood the text and they had something to say about the movie. They were paying attention and they had a preference in storyline. Ultimately, I'm happy that I chose to show this version and I will continue to show it.

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Great Expectations Film Analysis: How does the Movie Compare to the Text?

Unit 6: Great Expectations: The Final Assessment
Lesson 7 of 7

Objective: SWBAT analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment by comparing the director's decisions with Dickens' decisions.

Big Idea: Actively watching the film can encourage students to think about the novel in new ways.

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