Compare the story told by Alison Bechdel in Fun Home to the story told by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori in the musical. Which do you find more emotionally engaging? Compare the illustrations in the novel to the songs in the show. Which do you feel are more successful in making you empathise with the characters? Did you find the characters more sympathetic on stage or in the book? Do you feel Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori took liberties with their adaptation or were they faithful to Bechdel’s book? Please cite specific examples of liberties that they took. Finally, please refer to one song in the show and compare it to its corresponding moment in the book. How does it convey the moment differently?