Comparison of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" and Roland Joffé's filmic adaption

The conversion of the main characters into a sinful "family" using filmic devices


Seminar Paper, 2010

15 Pages, Grade: 2,5


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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Roland Joffé and his work

2. The Structure of the story
2.1 Hawthorne’s setup
2.2 Joffé’s setup

3. Historical fiction versus romance

4. The three main characters
4.1 Pearl Prynne
4.2. Arthur Dimmesdale
4.3. Hester Prynne

5. The idea of a sinful but “happy family”

6. Conclusion

List of works cited

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Title
Comparison of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" and Roland Joffé's filmic adaption
Subtitle
The conversion of the main characters into a sinful "family" using filmic devices
College
University of Regensburg  (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik)
Course
American Literature I: From the Beginnings Through the 19th Century
Grade
2,5
Author
Year
2010
Pages
15
Catalog Number
V503419
ISBN (eBook)
9783346045522
ISBN (Book)
9783346045539
Language
English
Keywords
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, TSL, Amerikanistik, American Studies, Amerikanische Literatur, filmic adaption, movie, Film, Roland Joffe, American Literature, Uni Regensburg, historical fiction, romance
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Julia Schart (Author), 2010, Comparison of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" and Roland Joffé's filmic adaption, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/503419

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