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Project description
write a 1,000–1,200 word response for one of the following topics

Discuss this movie Adaptation as an adaptation of The Orchid Thief. Is it a literal, loose, or intermediate adaptation? What are the major changes in the movie? Are they significant? Is the movie more or less “faithful” to the original source? How successfully does the movie capture the book’s major ideas and core meaning?
List the many references to writing/language/speech in the film, including the title itself, “Adaptation”. What is the significance, if any, of this linguistic motif? In what ways is this movie concerned with “meta-fiction” and the “anti-hero”?
Discuss the symbol of the orchid. What does it signify? Explain
In what ways is the movie a satire or parody on formula fiction (Hollywood-style) requiring a love story, a chase scene, sex, character development, happy ending, etc.? What does the movie say about writing an adaptation or working in Hollywood?
Identify the protagonist and antagonist. What are the major conflicts of the movie and are they resolved satisfactorily in the conclusion?

Your response should be 1,000–1,200 words in length
Use MLA citation style for any citations


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