We live in an age where people can pick and choose what to enjoy from the broadest selection of reading material or television in Human history. We have virtually limitless options of which book to read or show to watch. However, what happens when you adore a TV series based on a reading source, like a novel? You’re curious, so you look on the Internet for and find the novel available to you in its native language or even translated for you, usually with that same level of excitement. In this case, your well-loved show is motivating you to pay tons more cash just so you can read the book itself. Oh the book is always better than the adaptation. Or using a really enlightened approach, you learn a new language just to be able to read the story in its native language.
What happens when in that same book, you read about subjects that are far darker such as violence, sexual assault or even incest that were somehow left out of the TV version? It can be a bit of a shock to the system so to speak. Do you feel the same way about your favorite TV show now? Are you able to separate the newer, coarser, emotions you feel because of reading the book from the positive feelings you experience when watching the show? Here’s my opinion, what’s yours? Leave a comment, and we can talk about it.Continue reading “Should the “Dark” Parts be Omitted From the Original Narrative? [Opinion]”