The pale blue film, also demonstrates Poes inability to see clearly; in this case representing Poe trying not to acknowledge his own sins. “ When the old man looked at me with his vulture eye a cold
For instance, Hitchcock purposefully used specific shots to captivate the acting and emotions of each character. In The 39 Steps, Hannay and Pamela (Madeleine Carroll) estranged and juxtaposition relationship, is what saves this film from being more than just suspense but helps add a romance touch to the film. When Hitchcock used wide shots, he captures the Hannay and Pamela’s emotional discomfort. The primary shots that Hitchcock uses in The 39 Steps, are close-ups instead of wide shots. Hitchcock uses close-ups to create suspicion in characters’ faces.
Steinbeck may also be using the word “fire” to foreshadow that George and Lennie’s American Dream might not come true and will die away just like the fire . When Curley’s wife is blocking the sunlight from entering, by standing in front of the doorway, Steinbeck is using darkness to foreshadow that she is ominous and dangerous for George, Lennie and their dreams. The sun streaks were high up on the wall now, the light was growing soft now”, this symbolizes that Curley’s wife’s soul was rising up and away from the Earth, taking George, Lennie and Candy’s dreams with it. “ Sun streaks” represents Curley’s wife’s soul and their dreams. “Already the sun had left the valley to go climbing up the slopes of the Gabilan Mountains, and the hilltops were rosy in the sun.”, gives the impression that something malicious was going to take place.
The climate at Valley Forge is horrible. The soldiers are constantly freezing. They have a choice between freezing cold, or smoke. The huts that the soldiers stay in have a fireplace but they don’t have a chimney so all of the smoke is trapped in the hut and they can barely breath. The soldiers get smoke in their lungs and it is horrible.
Layers of illusions are burned away and all Paul has left is reality. In Willa Cather’s tragic short story “Paul’s Case: A Study in Temperament,” the flowers capture the reality world Paul departs from. For instance, critic Sherry Crabtree asserts that the red carnation symbolizes Paul’s alienation from the world of Cordelia Street (Crabtree 206). Crabtree observes the patterns of how the flowers reveal Paul’s negative outlook on life. On the other hand, some critics claim that the flowers capture the fantasy world Paul envisions.
The has done a good job of using many relevant symbols to portray the author in negative and positive way. She uses the winter and the dying tree as negativity, the spring and the beautiful tree as positivity along with the art room. The art room was positive enough Melinda tells Mr. Freeman about the rape “You’ve been through a lot, haven’t you?” The tears dissolve the last block of ice in my throat. I feel the frozen stillness melt down through the inside of me, dripping shards of ice that vanish in a puddle of sunlight on the stained floor. Words float up.
However, the description of the poppies’ become negative as we see that the bright red colour of the poppies swaying in the wind. This reminds the poet of the flames flickering in the fires of hell: "little hell flames" She cannot touch the poppies and it frustrates her. She then wonders whether or not these poppies are dangerous. It drains her to watch the poppies, yet she continues to carefully observe them. She calls them as “hell flames,”She seems to refer to self harm multiple times in this poem.
In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald exhausts numerous colors throughout the novel to demonstrate different aspects of the changing times. He associates colors like yellow, white, blue and gray with certain characters as well as specific topics in the novel. The color gray is associated with the character Jordan Baker as well as with the topics of moral and sexual ambiguity. Fitzgerald also demonstrates the use of color psychology in The Great Gatsby, thus causing the audience to acknowledge perceptions of those colors. The color gray’s most well known connotation is ambiguity.
This continues as Gertrude describes the flowers Ophelia picked for the “fantastic garlands” she made for her father’s funeral (168). The “crow-flowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples” are all very important because they are coded in flower language (169). Crow-flowers symbolize childishness and indicate the loss of Ophelia’s mature mind. The nettles represent Ophelia’s pain over losing her father, Polonius, and her lover, Hamlet. Daisies represent Ophelia’s innocence or purity (their white
Colors are often used in connection with feelings or memories. In this story, Colette was able to take advantage of this to help amplify a swift change. Towards the beginning of the story the colors periwinkle and blue are used, which give a feeling of tranquility and peace. Only a few moments later, the color red dominates the stage, which evokes a sense of fear, violence, and blood. Colette used these contrasting colors to show the complexity of their relationship.
Lastly, just because there is a lot of snow on the ground, it doesn 't mean there isn 't any ice. Ice is a very slippery thing, and it really hurts when you fall on it. If those people during the Klondike gold were running, and they slipped on ice, that really would have felt dreadful. The people in the picture were sitting in the snow and underneath that snow, is a thick layer of ice. Alaska has no land, it’s just an continent with an icy base.
The Kiss of Judas uses the visual elements of color, tonality, and line. Color is a major component of the Kiss of Judas because it establishes the painting’s atmosphere and mood.The colors collide against each with many of the figures having distinguishing presence and effect on the general scene. The line used the Kiss of Judas permits the painting’s many figures to better emote and detail the attire which they are wearing. These lines also are applied to the torches and sticks to emphasize the conflict and aggression present in this scene. Lastly, is the tonality which supplemented by line and color, where the scene reeks with instability the center remains still and steady.