What's the Difference between The Help the Book and The Help the Movie?

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The Help

68%
Released: 2009
Author: Kathryn Stockett

The Help

32%
Released: 2011
Director: Tate Taylor
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In the Book In the Movie
Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan
Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan
Portrayed by: Emma Stone
Hilly Holbrook
Hilly Holbrook
Portrayed by: Bryce Howard
Aibileen Clark
Aibileen Clark
Portrayed by: Viola Davis
Minny Jackson
Minny Jackson
Portrayed by: Octavia Spencer
Cecilia Foote
Cecilia Foote
Portrayed by: Jessica Chastain
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In the Book In the Movie
   Skeeter gets a job writing the Miss Myrna column for the paper. She just applies for the job and gets it. She gets the job by showing a rejection letter she received from Miss Stein in New York. It says she needs more experience.
   After Skeeter is offered the job, she is in shock and after the Editor offers her 8 dollars a week, he mistakes her shock for holding out for more money. He then offers 10 dollars a week. He only offers 8 dollars and she takes it gladly.
   Skeeter confronts her Mother about Constantine's leaving when they are alone together. She asks her Dad the next day, and he claims to know nothing. Skeeter asks while at a family dinner. Everyone says that Constantine left.
   Skeeter is big and tall. Emma Stone, who plays Skeeter in the movie is 5'4" and slim.
   Skeeter confesses to Aibileen that she has sent her resume, and has made phone calls to Miss Stein at Harper and Row. Aibileen then tells Skeeter that her son had wanted to be a writer and had an idea for a book about what it was like for a black man to work for a white man. He had the idea after reading a story called The Invisible Man. Skeeter comes up with the idea for a book about what it is like for the Black maids to work for white families.
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Constantine is skinny in the movie and big in the book.
16 Oct 2013 Anonymous
you should of added the page number for the book comparison
13 Oct 2013 Anonymous
hopefully its all true comparison thx
13 Oct 2013 Anonymous
im 13, im reading the book and im pretty sure it said that skeeter was a tall skinny girl and was always made fun of, Constantine was in fact the one who made her feel small from the size difference; height not the weight.
09 Oct 2013 Anonymous
he is called harold blackly
08 Oct 2013 Anonymous
Mr. Golden, the editor of Jackson Journal, has a different name in the movie
08 Oct 2013 Anonymous
I think a misspelling got mis-autocorrected: it's lewd, I believe, not Ludendorff gestures.
24 Apr 2013 Anonymous
Very helpful, thanks!
06 Apr 2013 Anonymous
Really good comparement! Thank you! :)
28 Feb 2013 Anonymous
What is the same int eh move and book of the Help?
04 Jan 2013 Anonymous


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