EUS Grade Enhancement Option-Final Dr. Z

EUS Grade Enhancement Option-Final Dr. Z - Papaila, Alexa 1...

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Papaila, Alexa 1 EUS Grade Enhancement Option: Doctor Zhivago The adaptation of Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago to the big screen by director David Lean in 1965 could not have been more masterfully produced. Doctor Zhivago , which was officially banned in the Soviet Union and subsequently produced abroad, was not shown in Russia until 1994. Regardless, it has been a popular topic in the international community since it’s creation. The extremely complex plot reveals the possibly more complex period of revolutionary Russia, illustrating party conflicts and the daily struggles encountered by the Russian population. It’s hard to believe a 3-hour film, often criticized for being too long, would be an abridgement to anything. Pasternak’s book-true to Russian literature-was filled with so many subplots and characters that Lean and screenwriter Bolt’s simplifications were necessary to create an appropriate level of simplicity and length that would appeal to a mass audience. The outcome of these efforts neglected to express Pasternak’s emphasis on WWI and Zhivago’s involvement with the Partisans; however, the two managed to downplay or exclude only a few minor
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