Michael Crichton, a master of suspense, has created a novel for your imagination. This book
involves prehistoric animals and plants from the Jurassic era. Steven Spielberg took on this book, as
a movie project to add to his collection of visually mastered Science-Fiction motion pictures. Both the
movie and the book have captured the imagination of people around the world. In this paper, it will
show the similarities and differences for the first third of these two superb creations.
One of the similarities of both the movie and the book is the construction accident. The
movie and the book's opening scenes show some Jurassic Park workers loading a dinosaur into a
maximum security cage. The dinosaur grabbed a hold of one of the workers causing chaos
throughout the worksite. The construction worker was drawn in by the dinosaur and never returned.
After this "construction accident," the worker's family was suing Jurassic Park for a sizable sum of
money. The family sent out a lawyer to the island to see if the park is safe, and if its the cause for
their relative's death.
The book tells stories that the movie doesn't show. One of those is about a little girl. The
little girl is vacationing with her parents when she goes off by herself exploring. She was looking for
animals for her class, when she stumbles upon a lizard. She starts to get closer, when the lizard
attacks her. The little girl starts to scream and cry until her parents come running to get her. At the
sight of the adults, the lizard ran off. The girl's parents rush her to the nearest hospital. There, she is
treated for serious scratches and incisions to her body. Later on, she tried to describe what the lizard
looked like, but no...