Thematically, these characters, especially Cole, have fears that they must face. Conceptually, M. Night Shyamalan uses symbolism to highlight the presence of death in the film. Fear and symbolism are vivid elements that are displayed throughout characters who rely on one another to recognize their distress. In this film, moving on is a tremendous fear that is illustrated within The Sixth Sense. At the beginning of the
Cole is the main character in Touching Spirit Bear. He is an “innocent-looking baby-faced fifteen-year-old from Minneapolis ” (5) Cole has a temper and he really doesn't care about anyone but himself. He blames everyone but himself Like when he blamed Peter Driscal for telling on him, but Cole was bragging about it. (7) Cole is a very selfish kid and is very stubborn. Cole thought to himself, “Circle justice was a bunch of bull.” (6) Coles had a rough life and not getting consequences for his mistakes this is the reason why Cole is a bully and very mean.
Amazed by the moment, Malcolm looks at his hand and realizes he does not have a ring on his finger. Then, he begins to think and connect the dots and realizes he has been killed by the gunshot, and he was wandering around all this time trying to help Cole with his “problems” when he could not even help himself. In this scene, the audience shock by the revelation of the scene can finally put all the dots together and recognize that Malcolm was a misguided soul trying to help Cole embrace his abilities when Malcolm himself was looking for light and guidance from
Cole is a 15-year old that trusts no one and no one trusts him. He feels like everyone needs to fear him because he thinks that everyone is out to get him. He thinks everyone in his town is against anything he does. He has gone to juvie many times and is just trying to get out of going to real jail. His dad beats him and his mom does not care about him she just cares about her reputation as a wealthy woman.
Night Shyamalan uses the devices of flashback, symbolism, and conflict to convey his theme about man’s struggle with belief and faith in God. These devices are used in a way that they highlight the personal standing that the characters, mainly Graham, have in relation to God. Shyamalan has succeeded in conveying his theme about belief and faith in a higher power, being God. It also shows how the faith of Graham is developed from non-belief at the beginning of the film, to full belief at the end of the film, showing that even that broken faith can be rebuilt. How is your faith in God?
Are we being watched? Is there an all knowing being up there? People have struggled with the concept of not knowing if god exists or not. M. Night Shyamalan uses his film signs to entertain people with a movie about an alien invasion, but to also give clues and uses literary elements to tell a story and prove a point. In the movie Shyamalan uses symbolism, flashback, and character to reveal his theme of A man regaining his faith.
Three sources analyze the racial conflicts of white actors playing colored parts, and all agreed that it was not a trivial situation, for audiences, or actors. Racial tensions are very popular with the media. While there is some minor tension today, the movies and plays of Othello top the charts for most racial conflicts. First, The article, “Othello: the role that entices and engages actors of all skin colours,” by Andrew Dickson shows the history of the actors that played Othello, and when the actors were black, they were either not cast, due to segregationists, or were criticized in their performance for the same reason. Also, this article is serious about the white vs. minority crisis, shows through diction.
Using Sigmund Freud 's work on narcissism, the true nature if the characters of Twelfth Night could be well explored by analyzing the moments of epiphanies. To begin, in Twelfth Night, characters suffer from vanity, a kind of misdirected love. That is, this love is directed toward self rather than toward others. In this manner, vanity deters the process of love. However, love vanquishes vanity.
Overall, the movie uses many metaphors to portray the message of protecting the ones you love. Shyamalan’s clever directing proves that things happen for a reason, and will always work out in the end. Through the symbol and representation of aliens, as well as love, loss, and faith, the director successfully put forth a great message that you can believe, if you just follow the