Cinematic techniques

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  • Love And Personification In Hilda Doolittle's The Sea Rose

    The “Sea Rose” How do the sea and a beautiful rose combine together? Both of these items are majestic things and can show love and beauty. In Hilda Doolittle’s, “Sea Rose” published in 1916, shows readers the interaction between a sea and a rose and displays this by the use of extraordinary imagery and two different symbolisms. Today, many women do not realize the beauty they contain. Not only do women not realize this, but also many other people don’t believe that women have the capability…

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  • The Themes Of Death In Going By Amy Hempel

    In the short story Going, the author Amy Hempel writes about a man who was in a car accident that caused him to remember certain smells that linked to specific memories and experiences. All the memories and smells that come back to the character are ones that revolve around death. In the short story the author’s main subject is death and how hard that topic can be. Some individuals tend to be careless and do not see the potential hazards until after they cause damage while other are vigilant.…

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  • Editing In Mad Max: Fury Road, By Hitchcock

    Editing is one of the most unappreciated aspects of films. Many people don’t know who the editors are on their favorite movies. Even though editing is the glue that holds a movie together. Editing possesses the ability to make a movie good or bad. In cases like Batman vs Superman for instance, editing can be a major flaw, whereas in Mad Max:Fury Road it can be a major strength. In North By Northwest, the editing is a major strength of the film. Hitchcock uses editing to manipulate the viewer’s…

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  • Film Analysis Of Some Like It Hot

    Screening Analysis: Some Like It Hot, (1959) Billy Wilder Hollywood genre is represented in the 1959 musical comedy, Some Like It Hot through editing styles and screen play. Wilder uses high key lighting when character, Sugar; played by Marilyn Monroe is in the shot. By using choosing to use this glamourous white high key lighting grants the director the aesthetic of a Hollywood genre film. The screenplay of this film includes very exaggerated behavior from the actors/actresses. By exaggerating…

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  • Summary Of The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connel

    "The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connel demonstrates "the world is made up of two classes- the hunters and the hunted." The story ,"The Most Dangerous Game," focuses on Sanger Rainsford, a skilled hunter, who ends up on an island after falling off a ship. On the island he meets Ivan and General Zaroff. The lesson the story shows significance of two types of classes, hunters and the hunted. Even though it conveys a sense of more than two classes, but the truth is that there are only two…

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  • Symbolic Elements In The Red Convertible By Louise Erdrich

    Many times in writing authors will use symbolism so they can convey different aspects to the reader. Symbolic elements in writing could be anything from an object, a color, or even a person. In the short story “The Red Convertible” by Louise Erdrich, there is a great deal of symbolism. The story is about two brothers of Native American descent who live on a reserve in North Dakota. The two brothers buy a Red Oldsmobile with the money they earned from their jobs and go on many adventures together…

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  • Foreshadowing In Liliana Hecker's The Stolen Party

    Warnings are key elements utilized by some authors in stories in order to engage the audience in continuing to read to the story. Furthermore, warnings can take form of key elements of plot such as foreshadowing and act as literary devices such as mood. The “Stolen Party” written by Liliana Hecker, uses foreshadowing to communicate Rosaura’s different status prior to the people invited to the party. The “Empty Amulet” written by Paul Bowles, uses mood to communicate Habiba’s encounter of…

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  • Danger In Tradition In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

    Danger in Tradition In Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”, a village prepares for their annual tradition of the lottery in which the townsfolk stone a person to death. The ritual was originally conducted to bring a bountiful harvest of corn, however, the meaning behind the sacrifice seemed to fade out while the tradition itself persisted. As surprising as it may seem, one can see instances of blindly followed tradition in today’s society: trick-or-treating on Halloween, blowing out the candles on…

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  • Vertigo Film Analysis

    In Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 film, Vertigo, certain shots have a certain compositional symmetry and balance to them that helps draw our attention, as viewers, to individual characters, namely that of Madeleine Elster/Judy Barton, portrayed by Kim Novak (because she has these two roles, I will be referring to her actual name when making reference to her). Various balanced shots in the film use Novak as a literally dividing figure, creating a down-the-line symmetry. By looking at these shots one by…

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  • Migraine Brain Fog Analysis

    For example, Kids need food at 5 pm sharp or its feeding time at the zoo. Dog needs walking at 7 pm. If nothing is in the freezer, please feel free to order gluten free pizza! (Have a stash of cash for pizza emergencies!). c) It is also good to have a separate list for your kids. Here you can tell them you love them, and remind them to quietly watch a movie. Or to say you are sorry you can’t play right now or watch the movie with them. Make sure you have a stash of movies, games and books for…

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