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Abridging Science and Religion in Angels and Demons: Absolutism of Novel in Adaptation

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.7, No. 6)

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Page : 225-230

Keywords : Science and Religion; Christianity; Schism; Film Adaptation;

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The assertive aim of this study is to foster a conceptual adaptation model focused on two literary categories: the book and the film. Regarding the study's discussion, eclecticism on film adaptation theories is applied to Dan Brown's famous mystery Angels and Demons. The impacts of the Vatican, the Catholic Church, and parish animosity, which become entwined with history and Christianity, and the layers that augment the idea of Science, will be scrutinised in the aforementioned perspectives of content and form via textual and visual descriptions on the aesthetic frame. When the reader is subtly acquainted with the dichotomy of element-meaning and religion-science among the lines of the novel, the director builds a prolific link between the visuals in the film. People typically see Science and Religion to be in conflict nowadays. However, it is also simple to find researchers and theologians who think they should coexist because they believe Science is limited in its ability to address moral issues. Some even went a step further and believed two domains could constructively express their views, as Ron Howard's adaptation of the book Angels and Demons envisions

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