Alfred Hitchcock’s film, Rear Window, is an excellent film that brings together some very interesting aspects. The film takes place in the main character, Jeff’s apartment; he is a professional photographer who broke is leg and is confined to his apartment. Jeff begins watching the daily lives of his neighbors for entertainment, he suspects that his neighbor murdered his wife and the movie is all about gathering evidence and probing that this really happened. Throughout this movie Hitchcock makes use of Mise-en-scene, characterization and secondary plot, all of which are very interesting topics that work together to make an exceptional film. Mise-en-scene is present throughout this film, but a couple aspects that are particularly significant include, the lighting, costumes/makeup, and the setting.
The ambiguity initially starts in the very beginning when Francis mentions that he is “going to kill” Larry LaSalle; Cormier uses this technique of foreshadowing and first person narration so that the readers are constantly alert to the subtle early warnings that Larry LaSalle is not what he made out to be, that he might be wearing a mask. Before the arrival of Larry LaSalle at the Wreck Centre, Cormier builds up tension and the air of ambiguity by describing the Wreck Centre as a “bad luck place” and “a place of doom”; he uses foreshadowing
“Mass murderers” the narrator says, makes sense! The movie continues in the same tactics showing us part of the camp in the present then proceed telling the story in the past while showing us what really happened, probably the purpose of the director was to make the viewer first try to imagine what happened in these places of the camp in order to be able to shock him with the truth that no matter how horrible he tries to imagine things happened it couldn’t be close to what actually happened, this is to leave a strong impact of the horror that took place in the viewer’s heart. Many mid shots on objects while listing them where the object is taking most of the picture frame. Which highlight the importance of the objects, probably? Then a sequence of horrified face
Throughout the novel Golding uses The Best as symbolism to show the inner desires of man. With the book being written during the time of World War II Golding depicts how he believes everyone could be like a Nazi, he does this in the book by showing we all have evil inside of us, and that evil got Simon killed. Golding wants the reader of his novel to understand that adults, and even children see the loss of innocence and the evil inner desires inside each human that is brought into the
These events’ inclusion are important due to the context and understanding that they grant readers unfamiliar with the text. Persepolis begins with an introduction to the Iranian Revolution, and the fall of the Shah. Satrapi shows us the burning of the Rex Cinema, an example of the Shah’s oppression (10/11). This is effectively showcased with a splash panel, which depicts the ghosts of those who died in the fire (15/2). This imagery is powerful - the deaths and pains of those inside are unimaginable; despite the difficulty in portraying this, Satrapi is able to communicate this through the illustrated facial expressions of the ghosts, along with the ghosts running towards the exits of the cinema.
According to Wolff “When the first sneering name, the first joke, the first slanderous myth of another race enters our ears, can we ever wholly cleanse ourselves of its effect? The harsh tones, swear words and all, used in “Hunters in the snow” echo Wolffs commitment to his characters and their authenticity. While this story grabs you and leaves you hanging, it does change the reader and I don’t think we can ever “wholly cleanse ourselves of its effect”. Levshunov References http://www.notablebiographies.com/newsmakers2/2005-Pu-Z/Wolff-Tobias.html#ixzz4uxuoAXtd http://creativewriting.stanford.edu/uncategorized/tobias-wolff
Two common points are horror and violence and how Victor has learned to much knowledge on the creation of life. Due to the knowledge that Victor has obtained on being able to then create a new life, then reflects on to how it causes horror and violence to occur. Horror is shown when Victor first sees his creation and it reaches out or him “one hand was stretched out, seemingly to detain me…”(44). Victor thinks the creation is trying to attack him and is seen as horror. Another time horror can be seen is when Victor sees Henry’s dead body.
The Gods play vital role in the development of the story as they seek to influence the behavior of the human world. The Gods incentivize human behavior by offering them exchanges in order to create a narrative behind their strength. An example of this is seen as Agamemnon murders his daughter Iphigenia in exchange for better winds His murder exemplifies how the Gods seek to manipulate behavior since the seek to test human’s persistence. Agamemnon’s decision to appease the Gods for favorable wind is shown as Calchas states “ 'My captains, Artemis must have blood!... the glory of my house -a father's hands are stained, blood of a young girl streaks the altar.
Unlike any of the other Hamlet movies, Hawke gives his famous speech inside of a Blockbuster movie store. The movie was directed so that Hawke begins by thinking this all in his head before transitioning to giving the speech out loud. The point at which he begins to talk aloud is when Hamlet says “there’s the rub, for in that sleep of death what dreams may come” (3.1.73-74). The reason is because Hamlet is worried about if he will dream after death and that he will have no control over these dreams. Therefore, Hawke begins talking at this point because he comes back to reality and realizes that the unknowns to death are scary.
Oedipus in seeing his success in his truth-finding strategy, again sought to absolve his people of a second burden: plague. Oedipus is informed by the oracle through Creon that the only way to get rid of the plague is to locate and punish the killer of former king Laius. In response, Oedipus delivers a personal edict to his people to find the murderer. Doing so, Oedipus paints himself as the good and just king that he is. Furthermore, in Oedipus’ search, he declared, “[I]f with my privity, [the murderer] should become an inmate of my house, I may suffer the same things which I have just called down upon others” (132).