Unformatted text preview: the story where the baby is of another man's does the American lover actually stay and commit himself to her whereas when the baby actually belonged to the American lover, as in “The Toll of the Sea,” he leaves her for another woman – an American woman. The differences in the ending are pretty well obvious: where one loses her relationship and her life, the other gains a committed relationship with the love of her life. It is pretty different and can thus be concluded that these two films have very unique endings and one is definately a derivation of another and not a continuation. So in a way, even though both movies have a similar concept of difficult love between a Western man and an Eastern woman, the ending of "The World of Suzie Wong" is a derivation from "The Toll of the Sea."...
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- Winter '08
- Suicide methods, lotus flower, Suzie Wong