Peter Parker in David Koepp’s Screenplay of the Film “Spiderman”


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Peter Parker in David Koepp’s Screenplay of the Film "Spiderman"
David Koepp’s screenplay of Sony Entertainment’s film Spiderman (2002) is an excellent example of how a protagonist deals with a life-altering change in one’s life that affects his relationship with everyone around him. From the three events that mark the beginning, middle and end of the script, Peter’s goal and Koepp’s dialogue and actions that demonstrate Peter Parker’s personality, the screenplay shows his development at critical stages of his life that come to reshape his existence. Moreover, the impact of several secondary characters on Peter Parker’s life and eventual career as Spider-Man is dramatic enough to spin the entire narrative around while changing his...
The end: goes through a variety of permutations in Koepp’s screenplay that serve in many ways as a clinic of how to demonstrate change in a central character. From a shy nerd desperate to capture the attention of the girl of his dreams, through the agony of knowing that his inaction was partially responsible for his Uncle’s murder, he grows in powerful that earn the moniker superhero. Peter shows that he has become a hero in many ways, from the external to the internal and that the cost of that heroism despite the public acclaim that might come his way, is extraordinarily high.
Works Cited
Koepp, David. Spider-Man. 2002. Print.
Walter, R. Essentials of Screenwriting: The Art, Craft, and Business of Film and Television Writing. Plume, 2010. Print.