Jurassic Park: The Movie vs the Book Essays and Papers

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Jurassic Park: The Movie vs the Book

Jurassic Park: The Book and The Movie
The story of Jurassic Park was written about fourteen years ago by a man named Michael
Crichton. His book has now evolved into three movies of Jurassic Park I, II, and III.
Steven Speilberg has taken the story of Crichton is transformed it into one of his action
packed, suspense thrillers.

The first main theme that makes the story of Jurassic Park is its setting. The setting is
a huge factor in the understanding of the story. The story takes place on an isolated
island off the coast of Costa Rica that has become a theme park exhibiting prehistoric
dinosaurs. Here dinosaurs roam unrestricted. The only restraint they have were gates and
fences that could easily be knocked down by the gigantic animals.

The island in the book sets an eerie setting. The island is said to be top in security and
nothing could go wrong, but it is just a death trap waiting to happen. The reader gets
this impression when the helicopter first arrives to the island. The island is referred to
hell very often in the book, but the movie does not come out and state it. Rather the
movie makes you think that everything will be alright on the island, but the audience
knows that something bad is going to happen just because of the setting. Crichton has a
master plan to show that the island isn't only hell but a trap.

The book tells that once the island becomes chaotic and hectic most of the scientists on
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