A movie, She is a Man

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A movie, She is a Man

Shakespeare is one of the great play write in history; His numerous plays have received recognition all over the world, as a result many of his original plays have been showcased all over the world by different casts. Some of his plays have been adapted and changed in to very successful movies.This paper will analyze the success of the movie “She is a Man”, which is an adaptation of the play Twelfth Night, in terms of character development, Editing of text, themes,language, addition or removal of characters, and also the editing of the original text.

She is a Man is a movie that premiered in the year 2006, some of the starring actors include; David Cross, Channing Tatum, Vinnie Jones, Amanda Bynes, and Laura Ramsey. The story revolves around Viola,and her attempts to become to become a huge soccer player. When her girls’ soccer team is cut off she decides to masquerade herself as her twin brother by the name of Sebastian. Viola resolves to masquerade as his brother who has apparently left for London to join the boys’ team at his new boarding school as well as join a rock band. She does her best and proves that she can play soccer just like the boys,in the end she falls for her roommate by the name of Duke. Duke is interested in Olivia and asks for the help of Viola to win her heart; on the other hand Malcolm is determined to have Olivia’s affection.

In terms of plot, the movie has fully adopted the plot of the original play by Shakespeare;the theme of the screen pl.............


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