Have you ever read a book and then watched the movie and saw many differences? Well you can also find lots of similarities. In the book “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the movie “Tom and Huck” there are many similarities and differences having to do with the characters personalities, the setting, the characters relationships with one another and the events that take place.
To begin, there are many similarities and differences in the characters personalities. One similarity would be Aunt polly not having the hear Tom when he was being naughty in both the book and the movie. Another similarity would be Huck and Tom always acting michiviouse they’re always going on adventures and causing trouble for adults. One difference would be Huck in the movie seemed a little self centered, he seemed that way because when he had the chance to help Muff he didn’t want to because he was scared he would be killed by Injun Joe. Another difference would be Muff seemed more caring in the ...view middle of the document...
A difference is in the movie the towns name was St.Petersburg and in the book the towns name was Hannibal. Another would be in the book the gave up the search because they thought there was only that one way out of the cave, but in the movie Muff even said there were more ways out of the cave.
Next, there are many similarities and differences in the characters relationships with one another. A similarity is Becky and Tom’s relationship in the movie and the book they both get “engaged” and are in love. Another similarity is Tom and Sid they have the typical bother relationship the younger one is annoying and likes to be a pest towards the older one. One difference is Amy Lawrence and Tom’s relationship it wasn’t as developed in the movie as the book. The next difference is Tom wants to be friends with Huck more than he does for example Tom would always say that friends have to have each others backs and Huck would respond by saying then I guess we aren’t friends but in the book they both wanted to be friends.
Finally, there are many similarities and differences in the events that take place. Starting with the similarity of the graveyard scene, the movie and the book played out the exact same way there were only a few small differences such as Injun Joe spotting Tom and then found his marble which he tracked him down with. The last similarity was Tom telling the court what had happened at the graveyard because he didn’t want Muff to have to suffer for something he didn’t do. The first difference was Tom and his friend’s big adventure were in the book it was a quest to become indians which Tom, Joe, and Huck went on, in the movie it was a quest to become steamboat captains which Tom, Joe, and Ben went on. The last difference is in the movie Huck doesn’t want to help protect Muff but realizes that Tom’s in trouble and comes to his rescue while in the book Huck wants to help Tom and is with him one-hundred percent.
The book “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the movie “Tom and Huck” have many differences but are also very similar which have to do with the characters personalities, the setting, the characters relationships with one another and the events that take place. Now think about all of the books you’ve read and the movies that were made based off of them. Were they exactly the same or were they slightly different.