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Memoir to Film [imagemap with 8 links]

Memoir to Film

Esmeralda is cast as Cleopatra in a dramatic pairs assignment at Performing Arts High School. Contrast and compare the nuances of this scene in Santiago's memoir, in her screenplay adaptation and in the scene as filmed by director Betty Kaplan. How is Esmeralda's dilemma expressed? What details are created and what are omitted?

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