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    King Kong Film Comparison

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    Since the beginning of Film making movies have been remade however, when looking back at history some have not lived up to the standards the original put in place. The 1998 version of Psycho directed by Gus Van Sant and the 2005 War of the Worlds are two examples of bad remakes. Some however are equally or more successful. King Kong is one of the most recognisable remakes of all time. Written and produced by Merian C. Cooper in 1933, King Kong was a story that was worth making two movies about. In 2005 Peter Jackson brought the thriller back to life through state of the art technology. The technology used in the 1933 version compared to the 2005 version, as well as other comparisons and contrasts make for a new, enhanced and more timeless…

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    months starts to take a toll on her family. Her parents’ relationship is becoming complicated, her sister trying to stay strong, and her brother trying to grasp what gone really means. Heaven is exactly how she pictured it, she gets anything she wants, except one thing, and that is to go back to Earth and be with the ones she loved. Months continue to pass as Susie watches her family cope to the situation. Her father wants to catch her killer more than anything. Her sister finds a book Mr.…

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    The Hobbit: Book Vs Movie

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    chosen to help Thorin. As the other 12 dwarfs are not very “present’’ personality wise, the movie introduces characters like Balin who acts as a encouraging friend to Bilbo. He encourages Bilbo after he got them caught with the trolls. He encourages Bilbo after they cannot find the entrance to the the Dwarf Palace. Throughout some movies, the director may choose to add characters to further the understanding of the audience or to progress the plot of the story. Peter Jackson chooses to add a…

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    Are We Less Trusting Than Ever Before? We have two stories of girls just doing their best to fit in, Susie from the movie, “The Lovely Bones” directed by Peter Jackson written by Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens (All three screenplay), and Alice Sebold(Novel) and Connie from Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where are you going, where have you been?”. These girls are lured to the clutches of dangerous men that seemed harmless enough. They trusted them because they were “a man from our neighborhood”…

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    Lovely Bones Analysis

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    1. Plot Summary The story of The Lovely Bones begins on December 6, 1973. Susie Salmon, the narrator, has been raped and murdered by her neighbor, George Harvey, and is telling the story from her Heaven. Harvey has lured Susie into a cornfield where he commits his crime, leaving behind only an elbow as evidence. He has a plan to dispose of her body, so he “[takes] the waxy orange sack of [her] remains to a sinkhole eight miles from [their] neighborhood,” where he knows they will disappear…

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    A common theme in literature is that of good versus evil. This proves to be true in Alice Sebold’s novel, The Lovely Bones. While it might be hard to imagine any good coming from the story of a brutal rape and murder of a fourteen year old girl, there are moments in the novel that illustrate this battle between good and evil. From the very beginning of the story, we are introduced to good in a young Susie and also to evil in Mr. Harvey. The cruelty with which Mr. Harvey treats this young…

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    The content of literature comes in many forms. Various individuals believe that literature must portray reality in order to have an impact, however, others disagree. For instance, as once stated by English writer E.M. Forster, "A work of literature must provide more than factual accuracy or vivid physical reality... it must tell us more than we already know." The theory behind this quote is that works of literature do not necessarily have to completely exhibit only realistic and truthful subject…

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    "My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973." (Sebold 1). The Novel The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold is a story of a young fourteen-year-old girl named Susie. In this novel, Susie is raped and murdered leading to a great amount of grief for her and the people around her. Similarly, whenever Sebold was a young woman in college, she was raped leading to traumatic experiences along with being told she was “lucky to be alive” since…

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    Megan Skolmen 22/04/15 The Lovely Bones Novel By Alice Sebold Published 2002 I read a crippling, chilling novel called The Lovely Bones, written by Alice Sebold. It is a novel that explores many important ideas including morality, love, violence, the supernatural, family and time. The story foretells the perspective of fourteen year old Susie Salmon, who was brutally raped and murdered by her neighbour George Harvey. She tells her story from her view from heaven, as she watches her…

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    The novel Burial Rites by Hannah Kent is a fictional book set in Northern Iceland, describing the last few months that Agnes Magnusdottir has to live after being condemned to death for her partake in the murder of two men. While the novel is fiction it's based on true events, though the story is an interpretation entwined with historical facts of the murders that happened on the 13th and 14th 1828. The film Girl with The Pearl Earring, directed by Peter Webber is a Fictional film about a young…

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