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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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    Movie Comparison Essay

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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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    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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    2. As Cheryl treks her 1,100 mile hike she has flashbacks and sees things either in through nature or the people she meets that remind her of her past. These flashbacks make her story interesting and add a lot more to the plot of the film. Without the flashbacks the audience would not understand why she is pushing to complete this nearly impossible hike. We would not understand Cheryl completely besides the fact that she is pushing herself, learning more, and becoming stronger as a woman. The…

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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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    There are many different examples of flashbacks in the book which help to make the book more interesting. When readers first start to read the book they are greeted by a flashback in the beginning; Amir depicts the time twenty-six years ago when he crouches "behind a crumbling mud wall, peeking into the alley near the frozen creek". He says he becomes what he is not at that very moment. This flashback is critical in providing essential detail and context to the book. First, this flashback…

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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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    Dallas Cowboys Flashback

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    Cowboys Flashback: Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots Connections The history of these two teams playing each other is short, as they prepare to play for the twelfth ever and the first time since 2011. The Dallas Cowboys lead the series 7-4 winning the first seven from 1971-1996 and losing the last four meetings in 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011. Despite the limited history, the Cowboys and Patriots have many player and coaching connections: 1.Drew Bledsoe- Bledsoe put his name on the map by…

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    Willy Loman Flashbacks

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    I’m Looking Through You, Where Did You Go? Lennon-McCartney once wrote,“You’re thinking of me, the same old way, you were above me, but not today.” Over the course of 4 weeks we read the play Death of a Salesman By Arthur Miller, the play follows a man named Willy Loman. Who goes through flashbacks quite oftenly, from talking to his dead brother to learning about the time Willy cheated on Linda. These flashbacks make selling harder and harder for Willy, never coming back with anything to show…

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