The Birds Paper

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The Birds

The short story "The Birds" was written by Daphne du Maurrier and was filmed and directed
by Alfred Hitchcock. It has a very interesting and suspenseful plot. The short story was
well written and the film was well played, both are very similar. Although, they have a
few differences the film and short story have the same mood and theme. Would the
differences in the film and the short story affect the suspenseful and frightening
plot?Alfred Hitchcock did an outstanding job filming the movie matching it with the short
story. In both the short story and film flocks and flocks of gulls, robins, and sparrows
join each other. This is a very uncommon, because different species of birds never work
mutually. Also, the story and the film are both in the identical climate. It is cold and
chilly; "The ground is frozen and it will be a black winter." The climate gives both
versions of the story an eerie or creepy feeling. Each version has the main character
boarding up the windows to protect themselves from the suicidal birds that try to break
the barriers in front of the windows. Anyone who thought the birds would not attack are
usually found dead with their eyes pecked away. The film and the story both have pathetic
endings. Although they are dissimilar endings they are much alike in crudeness and should
has been revised with an improved and more conventional ending. Readers would like to know
what happens to the characters and how or even if the conflict is resolved.The short story
and film have differences, but none of these differences have really affected the plot,
characters, or much of anything. The short story's setting is just south of London,
England, and is set during the period right after World War II. The film setting is
located in Bodega Bay just sixty miles north of San Francisco, and it is set in the time
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