There are several parallels between film and literature. The first parallel that I have chosen in continuity editing. The continuing editing in the literary form allows the writer to construct the story through sentences and changing paragraphs to give the reader a logical clear direction of how the story is growing and developing. In both “Memento Mori” and Memento the Nolan brothers did not use a continuity editing style. In both forms work they jumped into what at times seemed to be illogical and confusing ways for the reader and to the viewer.
The reason why Orson Welles particularly chose a flashback was so we can get to know the history of Charles Foster Kane. A flashback is a tool used in writing to allow a character to explore events occurring at a different time. The reader follows the characters thoughts as they examine and earlier situation. This can be essential to the story in that, it can give needed background information. However, sometimes a flashback can upset the rhythm of the story and, therefore, have a negative effect.
This term applies across genres, including art, literature, poetry, drama, music and film. A variety of narrative styles exists, the most common one is chronological sequences. Circular narratives, however, provide an alternate framework to tell a story. The beginnings revealed themselves later to be endings; narratives followed circular routes; multiple narrative paths, independent of each other, crossed, entwined, merged and diverged; characters did not develop in any “conventional” way, they appeared then disappeared, dying in one scene and then alive in another. This engages the audience and then takes them on a journey, in a circle.
It has already been stated that the work has a framed structure with one main frame story. However, it should also be said that story within story technique is also used in the given masterpiece. This tool is used in the early Indian literature, however, in Nights it is improved. Usually, stories are narrated by Scheherazade, however, sometimes there is the narrator who present some another story within her presentation. For example, this pattern is used in the story The Tale of the Merchant and His Wife.
Rhys made the novel into three parts in order to gives the readers a closer look to both character and let the reader to hear every characters’ voices. In the first part which is from Antoinette’s point of view. Jean Rhys brings the readers closer to the Antoinette characters which she share her thoughts and emotions and her journey from Jamaica to imprisonment in Rochester 's house. Antoinette is given the opportunity to have voice in this part about her own experience so that the readers have the basic ideas about her life. Jean Rhys makes it more interesting by inserting the feature of bildungsroman which is the change or transition of the character which is the change through time; from child to adolescent.
A memoir is an account of a real person’s life. The narrator is a character in a story who reflects on the events of their life and, usually, draws certain conclusions. Typically focused on certain incidents in a person’s life, those incidents make up the individual stories that contribute to the overall work. Unlike an autobiography, which recounts particular historical dates and facts about a person’s life, a memoir is a depiction of how that individual remembers his own life, sometime unreliably. The dates and facts in a memoir may not be entirely accurate (though they often are), and they are less important than the memories and the reflections.
The two stories that will be comparing the variety and analogy to each other are Silas Marner, and A Simple Twist of Fate. Marner is a story from book that exist before Twist of fate; Twist of fate is a movie that came out later on around late 90s. It could say that these two stories are having the similar scenes and plot to each other, but because of the different era, there’s a gap between these two stories. Marner sets during the Industrial Age, and Twist of fate sets in the early Information Age; although, Twist of fate is like a succession of Marner that based on the similarity of the scenes and plots. In the following three paragraphs will be comparing scenes between these two stories about likeness and unlikeness of these two.
The protagonist, Luke Chandler, and his family who work in the cotton fields are at the center of the novel. They employ the so-called “hill people,” who come from the Ozarks, the highland region in the United States, and Mexicans who immigrate to the United States. The novel covers six weeks in the summer, during which Luke Chandler witnesses several violent incidents, such as fights and deaths, and they involve people who work for the Chandler family. The protagonist is a seven-year-old boy, and he describes his life being an adult, but from the child’s perspective. Because Luke is a boy, these violent events affect him in different
Overview of the Art of Film Adaptation The challenges in adapting a novel, and in particular Wuthering Heights, can be understood with greater clarity when read in conjunction with the general theories of film adaptation. Adapting a literary text for screen has been studied from increasingly many perspectives over the last couple of decades. From George Bluestone’s seminal 1957 text Novel to Cinema, adaptation studies have come a long way to include diverse views and theories ranging from racism to new historicism. Right into the late 70’s, adaptation studies resonated with [Walter] Benjamin’s argument [in ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Production’, 1936)] that mechanical reproduction, most pre-eminently film technology, obliterates the ‘aura’- i.e. the authenticity, authority, originality, uniqueness – of the world of art, thus bringing about a ‘liquidation of the traditional value of the cultural heritage (Aragay, 12).’ However the basic and official critical models of literary film adaptation are all formulated on the film’s degree of fidelity to the literary text (Elliott, 220).
This essay will discuss about two selected movies; each movie will portray a common stereotype and will be examined in relevance to the current time. The area of analysis will include stereotypes that are common for both men and women by building contrast between the ancient times and currently. The essay will also argue the application of ancient stereotypes that are still applicable in recent movies. The argument will explore how films industries have changed but still controlled by the stereotypes. The movies I have selected for comparison of male and female stereotypes portrayed are Avengers and Hunger Games.