It is said that books are better then the movies created from books. I feel that the story and the film complement each other for Willa Cather’s short story, “Paul's Case,” is about a young, Calvinist man who did not feel that he belonged in his life. He lived on Cordelia Street in Pittsburgh, PA. Cordelia Street was littered with cookie cutter houses, suburbanite-like city-dwellers, and a general aura of despair. Paul's room was
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destruction the reader is given his every feeling, right up to the end.
With so much going on in this story, it is some times hard to understand it all that is why the movie is an excellent tool to help comprehending Paul’s case. Without having reading the book, the movie would have made little sense and the viewer would become lost. This is why both, the movie and the book, complement each other.