How Does Tim Burton Use Literary Techniques In Beetlejuice

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She sits isolated, covered in no color but black, as lonely music plays she slowly writes, tears falling to the page. She feels no pain, no sorrow only loneliness, while she believe it will be her last day alive in that house. To her nothing would ever be good, great, or even remotely okay, it was time to go. Lydia a character in Tim Burton’s film, Beetlejuice, showed all the visions Burton wanted his audience to perceive. Grimm yet gloomy, creepy yet funny, all used for his style. Burton’s twisted style is best conveyed through his use of eerie music, low-key lighting, and low camera angles. Burton uses low-key lighting to give everything a gloomy effect, which adds to his twisted style. In the beginning of Edward Scissorhands, Peg goes to sell Avon products to the mysterious person living on the mountain. When she reaches the top of the …show more content…

In Edward Scissorhands, Jim becomes jealous over Edward and Kim’s developing relationship. He begins to threaten and push and try to overpower Edward. Throughout of the drama and trouble, the camera was always at a low point and shot at an upward angle, to make Jim look as if he had all the power. Giving that effect to someone and making them bigger than all the others around them, added more drama and made the movie more enticing. Burton wants you to see that, that person has more can have more power and that they may be someone to watch out for throughout the movie. Another key point would be in Vincent, whenever the little boy, Vincent Malloy, would pretend to be his role model, a man who had gone crazy. Every time his mind would switch from himself to the man it would get darker around him and he would become what it seemed to be a larger more powerful man. Burton used this effect most when he wants you to worry about the danger that character may bring upon

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