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  • Cinematography Techniques

    Making a movie from scratch requires a wide variety of skilled workers. Everything from actors to make-up artists and even lighting specialists will be utilized; however, it’s easy to take one of the most important jobs for granted: the cinematographer. Although it may seem as simple as holding a camera, a skilled cinematographer, with insight as to how a scene should be filmed, can make or break a movie. Varied filming techniques throughout a movie are important so as not to lose interest, but certain themes work well among genres. It’s also important to avoid trying to use every known filming technique in a single movie as it can create a sense of overwhelming confusion. A skilled cinematographer is one who brings these ideas together…

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  • Cinematic Technique Analysis

    Masters of Cinematic Technique In Kubrick’s Paths of Glory and Hitchcock’s Psycho, each director successfully utilizes unique camera movements to communicate important thematic and narrative information to their audiences. In each film, the consciousness of the camera encodes not only the director’s authorial vision, but it also serves as a device for communicating power and suspense. Kubrick begins to display his impressive command of camera movement in the opening minutes of Paths of Glory. An…

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  • Literary Techniques In The Turn Of The Screw

    Literary Techniques and the Horror of The Turn of the Screw One purpose of Henry James’ gothic novella The Turn of the Screw is to instill fear in the reader. There are several features of this work that make the story horror inducing; first, James’ deals with the idea of the corruption of innocence of children. In the story’s opening chapter, the observation is made that the corruption of a child in a ghost story “adds a particular touch” (James 115). Fear is also associated with the…

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  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation Technique

    stress level work environment and or lifestyle can lead to health conditions such as high blood pressure, stroke, heart problems and many other debilitating problems of pain of their bones and joints. It will be advantageous for the nurses to pro-act and educate themselves on this issues prior to becoming a victim of these health problems. The nurses will be able to learn and benefit from having these techniques. To start the process, the nurses, need to have each individual nurse take a…

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  • Tim Burton Film Techniques

    Matthew Sagil 12/13/15 English 9 Honors 6th Period Unit 2 - Embedded Assessment #2 Imagine a town that only enjoys new, a golden ticket that can give you fame and fortune, and a potion that can shrink you. This is the world of Tim Burton. Tim Burton has used many techniques in his films, but we will be talking deeper into 3 of the techniques as he changes feeling with lighting, music/sound, and framing. Burton uses lighting in certain ways to change the feeling of the film at certain times,…

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  • Narrative Techniques In Jamaica Kincaid's Girl

    Dialogue is a writing style that present the conversations between two or more characters on certain topics. Writers often use dialogues in literary works as a narrating technique. Dialogues can bring readers into the setting of the story and make them feel personally involved. The use of conversations also can reflect the major theme of the story through narrators’ exchange of ideas. Dialogues are also prevalent in African and Caribbean poems and stories, as seen from “Girl”, “Miguel Street”,…

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  • Literary Techniques In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

    Steinbeck uses many literary techniques in the novella ‘Of Mice and Men’. An example of a commonly used technique is the use of foreshadowing where he uses different scenes to hint or create an idea of a character's involvement in the future of the story. One character that Steinbeck constantly foreshadows is Lennie Small who is a tall, childlike man with an intellectual disability. He creates different scenes to paint a picture of Lennie’s future and the troubles to come. Using these three…

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  • Literary Techniques Used In Perfume-The Story Of A Murderer '

    ‘Perfume-the story of a murderer’ by Patrick Süskind and ‘the turning’ by Tim Winton, a diverse range of literary techniques are used to present similar ideas. Though the storylines differ both follow a single main character who is used to denote to the enormity and mysterious grandeur of life. So it is appropriate that the complex themes of human suffering, time and change and the transience of existence are used in both texts to encapsulate life. Winton presents these ideas in ‘The turning’…

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  • Tim Burton's Cinematic Techniques In Edward Scissorhands

    Tim Burton Cinematic Techniques Tim Burton uses cinematic techniques such as music and sound, lighting, editing, and camera movements. Cinematic techniques are basically used to explain how the editing, music, lighting, and camera movement are used in the movies. All three of the movies connects with the cinematic techniques by showing different aspects and how the techniques were used in the movies. Also they connect with the techniques by showing how the mood is developed like in the movie…

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  • Themes And Cinematic Techniques In Stanley Kubrick's The Shining

    The Shining Stanley Kubrick was regarded as "one of the greatest and most influential directors of all time". He was best known for his brilliant signature themes and cinematic techniques. Kubrick’s adaptation of the film The Shining help us get a clear understanding of his directorial style. The use of slow, protracted shots, long tracking shots, extreme camera angles and sound effects were effectively used in some scenes that help build a special kind of suspense allowing the audience to be…

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