Citizen Kane Reflection Essay
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• Use of reflection in windows and mirrors, for example when Kane is dancing as his employees talk about him in the foreground.
• Camera panning: adds level of dramatic action as the camera pans back to leave young Kane evident in the background.
• Montage of Emily and Charles eating dinner: camera pans across to reveal the shift between time and ends with long shot of the two at a long table to suggest disconnection.
Originally I assumed Persepolis would be a childish animation, but I was pleasantly surprised as I began to watch it by its dramatic yet humorous tone that allowed themes of war, communism and adolescence to be cleverly explored through the character of Marjane. I thought the setting of both pre and post Iranian revolution were accurately and depicted which added authenticity to the animations. I loved the simple nature of the animations, as they did not detract from the narrative and the subtitles. Altogether it was a well-crafted animation that gave an intriguing and educational insight into the pre and post political revolution of