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Play vs. Movie: 'A Raisin in the Sun'

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When people think of their dreams being deferred, do you think of a raisin in the sun? A Raisin in the Sun is a movie based off a play written by Lorraine Hansberry. Usually people think of movies as a better option because it is either, better, higher quality, better than the play/book, a preferable way, do not have to read a book, and it is pretty much the same thing. The movie and play have a lot of similarities and differences. Both have to do with the same plot, but there are many differences between the movie and play as well as similarities between the movie and play.
Usually movies try to take the story to a different level or by adding parts or just try to change it to a completely different story. Some of the differences between the movie as to the book are some little and large differences. They might also try taking little parts away that will change how the readers see the story characters. An example of that would be Walter not smoking in the movie (Pg 115). Walter usually smokes because he is stressed or just as a way to relax. Walter also does not get punched by Mam...
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