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    Edward Scissorhands

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    Edward Scissorhands, a film directed by Tim Burton, is a gentle dive into a fantasy world that will leave viewers feeling haunted. Starring Johnny Depp as the scar-covered Edward, and Winona Ryder as the blonde cheerleader who he is immediately drawn to, the film takes viewers alongside Edward as he tries to adapt to a bright, pastel-covered cul-de-sac neighborhood. All 105 minutes of Edward Scissorhands is filled with relatable characters, a lovely musical score, and seamless acting; it is one of Burton’s greatest and most heart-wrenchingly human films. Invented, rather than born, Edward is taken from his dreary castle home when Avon lady Peg, played by Dianne Wiest, discovers him residing there all alone, unfinished scissorhands and all.…

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    Edward Scissorhands

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    Gentle Man with Scissor Hands A small suburb neighborhood, shrouded by secrecy and gossip, is introduced to secluded man-made being who’s been cursed with piercing blades as hands. The story of Edward Scissorhands, directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, amazes audiences, opens a world of the unknown, and illustrates the natural human emotion of love. From beginning to end, Edward Scissorhands features a quirky romantic comedy gelled with an unlikely protagonist that exemplifies the…

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    Edward Scissorhands

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    Tim Burton really loves to use establishing shot in Charlie and the chocolate factory , Edward scissorhand, and the Big Fish Charlie and the chocolate factory, when entering the factory. Seeing the waterfall of milk chocolate, grass you can eat and other things delicious, surprised and amazed the characters. Setting the mood as happy, cool, and mysterious. Edward Scissorhands, when Peg was walking into Edward’s house. Seeing the mysterious and spooky things in the house, not being fully…

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    1. Not only is Edward the unique product of his scientist creator’s vision and imagination, he also benefits from the love and care lavished on him by this surrogate father. Explain. (How do we know they have a special relationship * Why are Edward’s memories so important? * How does Edward reflect and express the creativity and vision of his father?) Ever since Edward was unable to speak and was cutting away alongside the other machines, Edwards father was proud of himself and Edward for…

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    Throughout select films, Burton also uses outcast protagonists and a doubtful mindset to tend to societal issues and limiting forces. For instance, in Edward Scissorhands, the police arrive in a fury wanting to catch the criminal who broke in to the house. Edward walks out of his house with his hands up, just as the police asked. With Edward having scissors for hands it looked the same as Ed holding weapons. The police are not aware of Edward’s characteristic and are ready to fight back. The…

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    For example, in the movie Edward Scissorhands, the Avon- Lady, Peg, meets scared and confused Edward for the first time through a slow pan over Edward’s living space, newspaper article clippings of happy families and perfect bodies are showcased above Edward’s bed in a bright light that stands out above the rest of the dark, scary, dimly lit room, all while soft voices of a choir is heard singing mournfully in the background. This shows, that Edward doesn't intend hurt anybody, and is only a…

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    Edward Scissorhands Theme

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    Johnny Depp played the main role in one of the most critically acclaimed movies of the 20th century. Edward Scissorhands is a film directed by Tim Burton. It is a story about an artificial man named Edward-an unfinished creation who has scissors for hands. The main themes behind the film deal with self-discovery and isolation. Tim Burton uses a point-of-view shot which pans from the grandmother’s house and sweeps over the cookie cutter suburbs, ending with a new point of view from the mansion…

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    Edward Bloor Quotes

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    “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore” (Andre Gide). This quote describes the main character, Paul, in Edward Bloor’s novel. He has trouble not only with what he sees and how to cope, but what he doesn’t see. Erik is Paul’s older brother and he finds great joy in agonizing him. Erik is one of the characters that contrasts to Paul and his eyesight. He sees what Paul does not and vice-versa. What the author is trying to provide the reader with with…

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    Tim Burton’s beautifully haunting production of ‘Edward Scissorhands’ introduces our protagonist, represented by Johnny Depp, and explores the fictional story of this solitary boy with an unfortunate seemingly threatening oddity, being thrust into a world where he is glaringly blatant in the midst of the suburbs. Despite his intimidating exterior, it is almost immediately exposed that Edward is just an innocent, childlike soul, intent on serving others. The purpose of this film was to delve into…

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    “If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.” - Edward Hopper. Edward Hopper is a American painter who is famous for his art in the 1930s-1960s. His most famous painting is ‘Nighthawks’. His life before painting, and his wife had a huge influence on the way his artwork. Hopper was introduced to art early in his life by his parents. They were both suppurative of his ‘artistic inclinations’ (The Art Story). As a teen, he would draw and build small, wooden boots. After his…

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