Reader Report 5: Adaptation
Susan Orlean’s book, based on the article we read, has certainly received an interesting treatment in the film, Adaptation. In between two and four fully developed paragraphs, discuss the following things: how did director Spike Jonze and writer Charlie Kaufman turn Orlean’s narrative into a film? And how does the film’s meaning—whatever you take it to be—differ from the meaning of Orlean’s journalism?
Due at the beginning of our next class meeting (Tuesday, March 20)