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    In Dimension and Train, there is a significant use of flashbacks that Munro has applied, making each story more compelling, and is ultimately the formula in reaching the ending of each where the central characters decide to take a new path in their lives. Dimension is heavily reliant on it, as Munro uses this technique to make the story suspenseful and offer a deeper psychological aspect to the character’s lives. The flashbacks are what build up to the climax of the story, which is a flashback it itself. The flashback, which is the climax, of Doree finding that Lloyd killed their children, remains one of the most powerful scenes in the story though it is written in past tense. The reader can still feel the immediacy of events and what Doree…

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    In the movie, Mr. and Mrs. Stevenson’s lives are elaborated on through the use of flashbacks that display Mrs. Stevenson’s spoiled attitude and her husband’s reluctant complacency, thicken the plot, and music, lighting, and camera angles that build suspense, making the film soar above the screenplay. Compared to the movie, the script is a kindergartner’s ratty piece of art, whereas the film is a masterpiece in brilliant color. The film strays from the path of its written companion by adding a…

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    Luke develops a nice bond with her. Billy, at this point, is also intriguing. He creates subtle conflict when he mentions Luke’s mother. The visual image of Luke’s jaw muscle smartly conveys his emotional discomfort. He also brings up the “knot theory.” The conversation Luke and Billy exchange about the knot theory contains solid subtext. Luke says he likes “balance” and this applies to his life. Overall, the first 30 pages engages the audience and pulls the audience into Luke’s world and one…

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    An analysis of flashbacks shown in the scene where Marcello is seen waiting for the Fascist official and walks in a beautiful blonde woman sprawled out on a desk being provocative for a man from Bernardo Bertolucci The Conformist (1970) this reveals how people will hide their true selves to reform and fit in with the fascist society around them and Marcello’s past experiences that led him to his fascist ways. The film’s title Conformist clearly fits the struggle of conforming into fascism but…

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    Namesake Flashbacks

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    In the story Namesake, the author Jumpa Lahiri uses flashbacks and settings to help the characters remember their culture during tough times in their new life in America. Flashbacks are important to remember good times and bad. Remembering the bad times helps to know that even through bad times something good can come out of it. Moving to a new country is ruff getting used to a new lifestyle but the Ganguli family fights through the hard times and makes a new living in America. In 1961…

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    Flashbacks In The Odyssey

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    In the first three chapters, Auerbach compares different ancient styles of representing reality. Homer’s style represents a constant present time: flashbacks are integrated in present, without giving any other perspective where you can see action from. Narrative tension is broken in this flashbacks, though: you can relax and reflect on what’s going on during flashbacks. You know characters better in Homer, though they are plane. Biblical characters are more complex and the y evolve, but you…

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    In the film, Shutter Island, flashbacks are used to explain what happened in Andrews life that lead him to being in a mental hospital. A specific scene where Andrew flashbacks about his wife, Dolores, standing in a room, that could be their old apartment, dry in the yellow dress telling him that he cannot leave yet. Andrew falls asleep in the bunk beds of his room alongside the workers of shutter island dreaming about his wife. This is a scene in the film where we get an understanding of Andrews…

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    The Alchemist Flashback In Santiago’s, the main character, flashback, he goes to town to sell his sheep’s wool to a merchant, and while he waits for the busy merchant to finish up in his shop, he meets the merchant’s daughter. She questions his ability to read since he is a shepherd, and the conversation goes on for hours after this. The girl makes Santiago want to settle down and live in one place. This flashback begins while Santiago roams the peaceful countryside. He and his sheep begin…

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    One’s imagination is one’s reality, the mindset and possibility an event or action can be. In the novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, the novel presents a dystopian literature that emits an alternate reality of life. The story is gives off the government being broken and the society itself completely changed to the ways a few wanted which stripped women’s rights, United States of America changed to Republic of Gilead, and the Gilead made some women into Handmaids which used just for…

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    Citizen Kane Flashbacks

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    This movie Citizen Kane was directed by Orson Welles. The movie was released on September 5, 1941. Citizen Kane was known as a drama or mystery movie. This movie was made in a very unique way with flashbacks and flash forwards. In this essay I will discuss the how important flashbacks and flash forwards are, the flashbacks, and flashforwards. Flashbacks and flash forwards are very important in this movie. If you did not pay attention to this movie entirely than you will be lost. In this movie,…

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