Using facial expression and body language represents the horror that the actors and actresses in the scene experiences. This is vital as the fear the actors and actresses produce, it captures the audience interest and makes them feel a sense of fear as well. Additionally, movement of the cast replicates horror, a sense of nervousness and extreme anxiety. Facial expression is the key in creating this horror silent film as the storyline is related to the audience via facial expressions. Without proper use of facial expressions for the scene, the audience would not depict the storyline since facial expressions tells the story as it is a silent film.
For an instance, in the first paragraph nouns such as ‘dreadful’, ‘disease’, ‘destroyed’, ‘haunted’ gives a powerful effect to the readers and also to the story. These nouns are used to describe the strong sense of mental illness that the narrator is facing. Besides that, from the readers’ perspective words such as ‘terror’, ‘hideous’ and ‘shrieked’ seals the atmosphere with fear. The narrator used the phrase ‘hinges creaked’ in paragraph two to describe the way he enters into the old man’s bedroom. Therefore, it gives the readers a sense of fear as the narrator enters into the old man’s bedroom silently to murder him because the phrase is often linked with spookiness or old houses.
Despite their obvious differences, they are closely bound by their friendship based on trust. If there 's someone he would entrust his life with, that would be his two best friends. Although at one point, he hated the idea of them risking their lives for him but that just shows how much he truly cares for them. The story might be basically about love and friendship, but it is also rife with literary deaths. Rachel Blum Spencer identified in her article Harry Potter and Running from Death how our instinct for survival is similar to the book 's darkest wizard, Lord Voldemort 's journey in conquering death.
The Traits Of Lance Preston The character Lance Preston, in the movie, Grave Encounters, had a crew and filmed an episode at a psychiatric hospital named Collingwood. Lance is our leader of the Grave Encounter crew. Lance takes his role as a leader very seriously, and he takes action without having it agreed upon team. Lance focuses more on himself and the show. He wants to provide evidence and show the world that ghosts are real and turn non-believers into believers.
As Clay Jenson listens to the tapes, he gets more dismayed as the tapes get worse enlisting larger actions. He faces abundant problems and struggles as he desperately waits for his name to appear on the tapes. Clay Jenson being a stock character becomes evident as it appears in diverse places throughout the novel in different forms; a compassionate friend, son, or peer. I liked the character of Clay Jenson as he was the only person from the list who had not done something disastrous to Hannah, nevertheless, he was on the list as Hannah wanted him to know the reasons for her unexpected suicide. He was a meaningful character who felt genuinely sorrowful for his actions, after Hannah's suicide.
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. The text by itself is less effective, as it simply describes what happens with little emotion, but the imagery complements the text in order to convey the emotion and pain. We also see the oppression of the Shah when Marjane’s grandfather is forced into jail. This inspires
“Help us, they whispered. Please help us” (110). This scene stops the reader’s senses and shrinks his consciousness from within, it signifies panic and shock; the protagonists’ reaction is escape. The main attribute of horror can be applied to the stance towards cannibals – repulsion. Cannibals are dehumanized and considered disgusting.
Grendel, or Anxiety? In today’s society, we face many monsters that cause us to become fearful and weak when faced with a challenge. In the epic Beowulf translated by Burton Raffel, Grendel is a miserable monster who causes pain upon faultless people, and is motivated by their pain. Today’s monsters may not be actual creatures, but they do cause the same terrifying effects on people, symbolizing evil in our society. Anxiety, like Grendel causes you to feel alone, attacks innocent people, and creates jealousy of others happiness.