Alice and Bob

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  • The Brass Teapot

    The film has music, instruments and sound effects. A critical scene where aural techniques have been most precise would be initial shot no.2 where Alice is shown walking slowly towards the teapot, just like eve did with the forbidden fruit. This shot portrays human nature and the start of hamartia. The director’s purpose to show the audience this was to spark a spirit of enquiry in the audience as to whether the ‘teapot’ is bad or good, once again showing how even Alice doesn’t know how to ‘work’ the teapot (until later into the movie). In this scene Mosley has used anticipating music where the pitch and pace gets higher and quicker in every step Alice takes towards the teapot. The music is layered with instruments such as flute, wind chimes and thunder tubes, which lets the audience feel as though there is something ‘mystical’ about supposed ‘teapot’ but with added thunder tubes it also tells the audience that it may be dangerous or may provoke danger. It has been portrayed through the characters that when you do something bad; Alice stealing the teapot, it always comes back, tempting fate is like selling your soul to the devil as the teapot turns out to be cursed. Therefore this nonchalantly lets the audience learn not to let greed overpower…

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  • That Eye The Sky Analysis

    in first person, narrated by main protagonist, Ort. The plot encompasses the life of Ort, his mother – Alice and family helper, Henry. These characters all show strengths, however, some are clearly stronger than others. Commonly used by Winton, is the practice of symbolism and allusions, allowing the reader to understand the characters from an in-depth, empathetic aspect. Similarly, the style of first person narrative, also allows…

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  • Charlie Donner Quotes From The Bakery

    increase. Therefore, Charlie being fired from the bakery was due to the fact that it upset a lot of people, and he didn't need to work there anymore. Besides Charlie's coworkers at the bakery, many characters in the novel are affected by Charlie's change in intellect. A major character affect by Charlie's change in intellect was Alice. Firstly, when Charlie first met Alice he was mentally disabled and was not able to talk and compete with her at an intellectual level. Now he is so much more…

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  • Character Analysis: Alice In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll’s books “Alice in Wonderland” a character in his book says,“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?''That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat. This quote means each time you make a choice you are going down a path and it’s your choice on which path you want to take. You decide how much you want to grow from now. This quote relates to the novel “outsiders” because the people in outsiders made their own choices, they decided how much…

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  • The Age Differences Between The Narrator And Rebecca

    appearance and the comparisons between her and other famous female figures. At the start of Rebecca, the narrator describes herself as a “little scrubby schoolboy with a passion for a sixth-form prefect” and had a “youthful, unpowdered face” which shows how young she was when she was working for Mrs Van Hopper. It is safe to say that Maxim, not unlike the reader, sees the narrator as a child despite them being married. For example, he insists three times that the narrator dress up as Alice in…

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  • America Diary Entry

    ‘You must leave Wonderland immediately, the great and powerful Queen of Hearts is after you. When she finds out you are here she will not stop until you are her prisoner.’ ‘Why what is wrong? What has happened that she needs me.” A worried look came across my face. ‘Please help me get home before it's too late.’ A tear ran down my cheek. The Mad Hatter hugged me and said ‘he would never let her take me.’ I hugged him back harder and the rest of the animals at the table all hugged me too. At…

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  • Moral Issues In Alice In Wonderland

    John Griffith believe that, “Alice offers to readers... a splendid opportunity to learn respect instead of suspicion for one of the great modes of literature, satire” (Frey and Griffith). Presenting this type of literature to young readers will give them a better understanding of the absurdity of adulthood and the corrupt judicial system of Victorian England. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Queen of Hearts symbolizes English authority and the corrupt manner in which decisions are made.…

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  • Quotes In Alice In Wonderland

    Alice in wonderland is a children’s novel that has entire worlds of meaning to different people. The story is told in a very childish matter and begins with the tale of our young friend Alice who upon seeing a white rabbit running, she begins to chase the white rabbit and falls down the rabbit’s hole and winds up finding herself in a very peculiar world. Right away as Alice explores the rabbit hole she stumbles across many things that don’t belong such as cupboards and dressers and she quickly…

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  • Theme Of Growing Up In Alice In Wonderland

    shown whithin chapter two “The Pool of Tears”. Alice is faced with the obstical of being too large from drinking a bottle of liquid, this presents a problem for her as she desperately tries to get into the garden ‘lying down on her side, to look through into the garden with one eye’ (17) This gives the reader more of a understanding about how large she has become, the imagery of Alice lying down but not being able to do anything else other than peep through the door is very vivid, even though it…

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  • Quotes From The Lovely Bones

    "My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973." (Sebold 1). The Novel The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold is a story of a young fourteen-year-old girl named Susie. In this novel, Susie is raped and murdered leading to a great amount of grief for her and the people around her. Similarly, whenever Sebold was a young woman in college, she was raped leading to traumatic experiences along with being told she was “lucky to be alive” since…

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