Due to the seclusion of Connie’s home, the viewer understands that she cannot obtain immediate help from anyone. In order to add to the tension within the scene, the shots begin to hang longer as the scene progresses. Several cinematic techniques are employed in order to make Arnold more intimidating, such as him occasionally being shot from a low angle. Though the scene consists mainly of medium-length shots, Arnold will sometimes move uncomfortably close to the camera which makes the viewer more uncomfortable. Connie also has several close-up shots, but they mainly serve to show her becoming more frightened as the scene
Prose Analysis Essay In Ann Petry’s The Street, the urban setting is portrayed as harsh and unforgiving to most. Lutie Johnson, however, finds the setting agreeable and rises to challenges posed by the city in order to achieve her goals. Petry portrays this relationship through personification, extended metaphor, and imagery.
Putting ordinary people in horrifying circumstances that test themselves in a new way. In this story, Connie is a typical, easily manipulated teenage girl exploring the possibilities of who she wants to be. One summer day, the devil in disguise as Arnold Friend drives up to her house with nothing but bad intentions. Being as naïve as a 15 year old girl, Arnold "Fiend" is able to lure her out of her house and into his car. Inspired by a true story, this piece is a twisted tale of manipulation and pure evil.
The sign’s “original coat of white paint” is streaked with rust from the rain and snow. The image of corrosion from the city conditions indicates that the city life corrodes people’s will. The image also displays how Lutie Johnson might end up in the city as her confidence and comfort is taken away by the wind and the city. The sign also has a “dark red stain like blood”. The vivid color of red indicates the severe effects that the city has on people.
“Once Upon a Time” is divided into two stories with two different readers, but they contain same problems which is fear and reactions to it. In both cases, the stories include perceived dangers to the protagonists. In the first story, the female narrator hears sounds in her house, and believes that the noises come from an intruder. The second story poses a threat to a wealthy family as riots form outside their city. In each story, the characters act irrationally to these dangers.
Pipher 's encouragement came from reading Anne Frank 's Diary; after reading her diary, it changed her perspective on how she sees the world. She desired to let others know how Anne Frank 's Diary had inspired her and she plans to continue to encourage more. Mary had visualized that writing can change one 's morality, and the moral of writing can draw the attention to the wrongs of society. Her main goal is to change the world by her writing style, this way she can show others that life is not everything that it is made to be.
Fear is within everybody in the world, nobody can escape it and nobody can avoid encountering it. Fear can define many things: being unable to talk to others, having a rush of adrenaline because something is frightening , or just the fact that the task at hand is too hard to handle and someone could potentially yell at someone for not completing it. Fear is the main element in both the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s nest and the film The Ward. Being in a mental ward is not as bad as many people say so, only until meeting certain people there, is when people change their whole perspective on it. The way it is presented to people and the thought of being in a mental ward makes people feel more fear within themselves.
The short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates can be interpreted in a multitude of ways due to its ambiguity. A psychological lens, however, provides the most accurate viewpoint for analyzing the story as it clarifies certain obscure scenes and actions of Connie. One psychological issue of Connie that is easily inferred from the beginning of the story is her insecurity about her looks. Connie constantly worries about the way that she looks and takes any opportunity to do so, “craning her neck to glance into mirrors or checking other people's faces to make sure her own was all right” (1).
Then lastly, there is the fact that after she saw who the driver was she screamed and the driver “made off with her into the hinterland of deserted streets.” (5). In conclusion, The Demon Lover has several locations where the author uses imagery to set the eerie tone of the story. You can easily see how it does so when you consider how the house is described, how Mrs. Drover is portrayed, and how the taxi gave a false sense of security.
This was a statement from a third person's point of view when Amari’s village was attacked. Amari was wary of the guests before they even made it to the village. One example from the book reads “In spite of the welcoming greetings and looks of excitement on the faces of the villagers,the strangers did not smile. They smelled of danger,Amari thought as one of them looked at her. He had eyes the color of the sky.
Williams’ characterization of Blanche as a character of many layers and different emotions is particularly evident in this scene as he presents her in different lights through different mediums. In this scene, Blanche is presented as afraid. This effect is achieved through Blanche’s actions, which are revealed to us by stage directions. “She looks fearfully after him” this explicitly unveils to the audience Blanche’s reaction to Mitch’s arrival as well as his attitude.
When it comes to fear in the book The Alchemist is seen so many times. You start out with Santiago talking about how he was telling his stories to the Merchants daughter “He went on telling stories about his travels, and her bright, Moorish eyes went wide with fear and surprise. ”(p.6) this young lady had fear from just the stories that Santiago was telling. She did not fear because it was insanely scary but because it was different. A little later in the book there is more fear when Santiago is talking to The Crystal Merchant.
The mood of “The Ravine” by Ray Bradbury is nightmarish because of the actions and dialogue of the characters that create this. The first quote that creates the mood of the story is a description of the town. The text says “In the rococo shade of the porches a few invisible people sat” (p 1). This is nightmarish because people do not know who the people sitting are or what they are doing or planning to do. The reader may think that this is scary and the town is a bad place.
Insanity is a terrifying idea for some people. The idea of one losing his hold on reality can lead to all kinds of fear. The Hitchhiker, written by Lucille Fletcher, is a very suspenseful story, following by the main character, Ronald Adams. Ronald tries to prove to the reader that he is not actually insane, but as he keeps noticing the mysterious events occurring he realizes that he is actually dead. Fletcher uses the elements of plot to create a play that is suspenseful.
The Humanities Film Series I attended was Ali: Fear Eats the Soul with Professor Girish Shambu. In the film there are many themes presented and debated. One of the main themes was the concept of race and how people view and oppress different races. Another theme was the constant stillness and staring from people. Throughout the film these themes and other themes were presented.