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    Breaking traditional conventions of film creates a unique, thought provoking experience for the viewer. It is this originality that interests and captivates the viewer. Marc Webb’s ‘500 Days of Summer’ does exactly this through the films non-linear narrative, reversal of gender stereo types and the distortion of time in the film. Webb’s film breaks customs and challenges traditions of contemporary film making. ‘500 Days Of Summer’ breaks filmmaking tradition and distorts time through its non-linear narrative and references to both the 1960’s and 200’s. Emerging in 2009, ‘500 Days Of Summer’ rose through many blockbuster films such as ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Twilight’, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and Avatar; all grossing at an average of $2050,0410,95.…

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    “A butter fly flaps its wings at the coast of Brazil we get a hurricane at the coast of Florida”. Chaos theory is mathematical theory that describe the behavior of dynamical systems that are highly sensitive to very small starting forces then get huge response which is called the butterfly effect. CSI is investigating the case of Paige Rycoff, who has been missing for four days since she dropped out of college and was going home, but never arrived. The investigators started by analyzing where…

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    We all wanted to be a Captain of our own ship sailing the Seven Seas, well now you can Me-Hearties!!! My brother was the one who told me about Assassin 's Creed Black Flag, I wasn 't sure about it because when I played the first Assassin 's Creed it wasn 't really my type of game and quite repetitive, also I prefer open world, 3rd person games. After seeing a few YouTube videos I decided to buy and give it a go. I have only just completed the game 100 percent after many years of owning the…

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    Mo's Red Sorghum Analysis

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    Within every novel, the author uses their voice to send specific messages to the reader. These conscious and subconscious decisions give authors their own unique and distinct style. Mo Yan definitely had a voice of his own and knew how to use it. When reading Mo’s Red Sorghum, readers will begin to pick up on his subtle techniques. Mo’s heritage bleeds through in his work with the strong influence that folk culture has had on him. He creatively weaves past and present tense within his nonlinear…

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    Presentation and Explanation of Concept to be Investigated One of the beginning cornerstones in this devising theatre challenge was the concept of fractured narratives, referring to the idea that a story can be told through non complete chunks or scenes which, when strung together, convey a story. Fractured narratives can be used in several ways: for example, scenes where multiple conversations are being held at once may use fractured narratives in jumping between conversations, without…

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    Symbolism In Rosebud

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    The motif of the sled is quite significant, not only in this sequence but throughout the course of the film. ‘Rosebud’ is Mr. Kane’s last word on his deathbed and the film’s plot is based around uncovering the meaning of this peculiar word. The mystery is finally put to rest at the end of the film when Kane’s childhood sled inscribed with the word ‘Rosebud’ is thrown into a furnace. In the ‘Thatcher taking young Charles’ scene, the sled acts as a visual metaphor of Kane’s childhood. He is seen…

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    contributions that Citizen Kane made to the film industry and the impact that it had on the audiences in its era is remarkable. Citizen Kane a substantial influence on the audience and the film industry through its use of innovative narrative style and technical cinematic elements that may not have been widely used in classic Hollywood cinema. The narrative style of Citizen Kane challenged the traditional Hollywood narrative by developing the story through the use of flashbacks and first…

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    Jack Kerouac’s Fictional Style: A Critical Study Abstract This study entitled “Jack Kerouac’s Fictional Style: A Critical Study” aims to explore the ways in which his thematic, linguistic and structural pattern dealt in his fictions. This research shows Jack Kerouac’s literary influences. It also shows Kerouac’s fictional style and its narrative design. This further study presents Jack Kerouac’s employment of automatic writing style and his spontaneous methods. (Keywords: Experimental Prose,…

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    Pedro Paramo Analysis

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    Juan Rulfo gained worldwide popularity and recognition with his style of writing and with the unusual yet masterful use of time in his unique novel “Pedro Paramo”. The past as a means of telling a story plays a crucial role, such that it takes the form of a place in the novel. The way the book is written and the information in it is served may confuse the readers at first, as Rulfo plays with the nonlinearity of the narrative sequences and chaotic arrangement of dialogues. Major themes and…

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    Stacy Charles Roots, Race and identity Dr. Robyn Cope April 28, 2016 Texaco is a novel written by Patrick Chamoiseau. The novel presents a historical and personal perspective of individuals living in Texaco, a suburb on the outskirt of Fort-de-France, the capital of Martinique. The central narrative of the story arises from Marie-Sophie Laborieux, who is a daughter of a freed slave. In her narrative, she recounts her family history from the beginning of the 1820s through to the late 20th…

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