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  • Personal Narrative: Sign Up Day

    Elementary school was a time when if you could, you would try and do every sport they had available. I had gone with my best friend Morgan, tugging her along as we entered the building. Immediately walking through the doors, the huge aroma of baked chocolate chip cookies and various other foods drifted through the air and the sound of students cheering from the gym echoed into the cafeteria. Morgan rushed to the tables in front of us, scribbling her…

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  • Pain In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    deliberated in Aldous Huxley’s 1932 novel “Brave New World.” The author states that, “We need pain to provide a contrast for pleasure; without pain, life becomes dull, boring and downright undesirable.” The author uses the example of “a chocoholic in a chocolate shop”, in which at first everything is grand, but after a while we will forget why and what made us happy. This leads into how pain builds pleasure and a great example would be a “runners high.” After intense physical exertion, runners…

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  • Like Water For Chocolate Feminist Analysis

    Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, she writes about femininity and traditions that occur in Tita’s life. Also a bit of magical realism to captivate her readers. Throughout the plot, most of the characters present themselves as independent and rebellious or while others are seen doing what women are expected to do like cooking, cleaning, taking care of children themselves, and etc. However, out of all the characters I can conclude that Mama Elena and Tita show that Like Water For Chocolate is…

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  • Edward Scissorhands Film Analysis

    outcast and brings this theme forward in many of his award winning films including Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and Edward Scissorhands. In these films, Burton uses long shots, low angles, and low key lighting to create a juxtaposition between what the audience assumes about the main characters and what is proved later on to not be true. These cinematic techniques are used in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and Edward Scissorhands to suggest that no one person should have to change who…

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  • Tim Burton: Gothic Cinematic Techniques Used In Gothic Films

    images and music grant the sense that something is awry. Something has happened and now the inventor is dead. The music provides a heads up that there is a problem of some kind. Burton also utilizes diegetic sound to create mood. In “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” the Oompa-Lumpas sing every time a rotten child is taken away. This is an extraordinary way to tell the viewer that something is astray with the child. It makes somewhat lifeless facts appear to be interesting. Sound is a…

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  • Like Water For Chocolate Literary Elements

    According to Merriam-Webster, Magical Realism is a literary genre that incorporates fantastic or mythical elements into otherwise realistic fiction. In the novel Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, uses different forms of magical realism to catch the reader’s interest in the novel. Esquivel also uses hyperbole to exaggerate until it becomes magical. Three of the most significant magical realism parts in the novel are the rose petal dinner, the chicken fight, and Tita and Pedro’s last…

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  • Like Water For Chocolate Conflict Essay

    Like Water for Chocolate RWL #1 Throughout this quarter, I’ve deepened my understanding upon the common theme of “conflict”. Over time, as I was being given language arts content, such as the reading “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan, the short story “By Any Other Name” by Santha Rama Rau, and the film “The Debut” that our class all watched, my knowledge grew upon the matter and I grew comfortable identifying key types of conflict. Literally, conflict remains present within everyone; whether it’s as small…

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  • Effective Use Of Cinematic Techniques In Tim Burton's Film

    achieve the effects of mood, tone, and a sense of fantasy. First of all, Burton’s use of music, mainly diegetic, in his films help the audience to be engaged and understand the emotions within the characters. For example, in his film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, there were several songs sung by the Oompa-loompas during the scenes where one of the children were in trouble for misbehaving and disobeying the rules that Willy Wonka has set for his factory. As the Oompa-loompas sing, the mood…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In 'The Suitcase Kid'

    For example within Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, there is a large amount of positive and upbeat mood running throughout the story. In comparison to this, in The Suitcase Kid, the mood running throughout has more of a negative tone, with the emphasis on suffering. The jokey tone established…

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  • Edward Scissorhands Opening Scene Analysis

    retells the story of how he discovered the 4th golden ticket. The camera zooms in on his face as he eats a bite of the chocolate bar. His face reads disgust as he realizes there was something off about this chocolate bar. He pulls a chewed up piece of the ticket out of his mouth and looks at the bar to see that he had won a golden ticket. Throughout this scene, Augustus had had chocolate smeared unattractively all over his mouth. Because of this scene, the viewer’s initial reaction is disgust…

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