For example, another great scene was when they used the Jaws theme to build suspense, when Matt Harper decides to build the cage and decides to stick poison into the shark to finally end this and the shark attacks the cage. But he loses the staff after stabbing the shark and decides swim after the pole, so Matt Harper hides underwater behind the rock. Quint and Brody decide to bring up the Cage and the great editing between the shark footage used and the blended boat footage when they are bringing up the cage and you see this great footage of this shark going crazy on top of the cage and then the shark swims away. The shark has finally submerged the ship and we see the shark on the boat for the first time while Quint is fighting the shark away the shark grabs Quint and kills him and swims away with Quint. Then the shark comes back to attack Brody and he picks up an air tank and sticks into the shark's mouth and the shark swims away.
After the expository phase of both the movie and novel, the shark attacks its first victim--a drunk woman named Crissy. The kill set off a bloodlust instinct in the shark that made it hungry for more, and that there is more food for him at this beach; This is why it keeps coming back, because normally sharks to not attack humans unless they are in distress. Unfortunately for the Crissy, she was swimming in an unconventional way which made her appear to the shark as prey. Throughout the rest of both the story and novel the shark proves as a nuisance to the mayor, Chief Brody, and the people of the town. After the death of the guy in the pond, and near death experience of his child, Brody seems to realize that this is a pressing issue that needs to be resolved now.
Jaws (Spielberg, 1975) follows the police chief Brody (Rob Schneider), along with oceanographer Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and shark hunter Quint (Robert Shaw), in their attempt to protect the town of Amity against a Great White shark that is terrorising beachgoers. It was adapted from Peter Benchley’s 1974 novel of the same name. The production of Jaws went past schedule and over budget, and there were malfunctions with the prosthetic sharks that were intended to be used in the film. As a result of this, Spielberg decided to only suggest the appearance of the shark as often as possible, as opposed to showing the prosthetic body during all attacks. This sparing use of the prosthetics, and primary focus instead on creating suspense and dread
Ultimately, Santiago defeats the marlin, but endures more suffering soon after when sharks smell the blood in the water and swim towards the boat to attack. When Santiago spots the predators, Hemingway describes the noise he makes as one “a man might make, involuntarily, feeling the nail go through his hands and into the wood” (Hemingway 107). Clearly, this reference is directly relating to Christ’s crucifixion, emphasizing Santiago’s devastating realization that he may be robbed of all of his hard work by blood-hungry sharks. These images of Christ help Hemingway to better depict the magnitude of the battle, and the physical and emotional anguish Santiago
It is true that sharks are one of the animal kingdom’s most vicious predators; however, it is important to note that humans were not naturally included to the sharks’ list of preys. Encounters between sharks and humans only became disastrous when the latter had trespassed and disturbed its domain so as a result, the sharks perceive humans as a threat to them or to their pups if they are nursing. In some ways, “Jaws” provided justification for humans to slaughter sharks, henceforth; it had received some negative reviews from other spectators and critics. Unfortunately, the number of sharks in the wild is decreasing globally. The movie had encouraged resorts owner near the beaches to show the brutality of the shark instead of imposing the advocacies that would protect these sea creatures such as limiting the passage of people where sharks were known to thrive.
“A man can be destroyed but not defeated” (103). The old man makes the comparison between destruction and defeat, making the audience question if he is defeated or destroyed by his pain or pride. Santiago saw the marlin as a great loss, but the sharks took the fisherman’s glory when they stripped away the marlin for its flesh. The fisherman’s view of losing the marlin and the battle against the sharks creates the vision of the glass being half empty, in a rhetorical structure. “He is beautiful and noble and knows no fear of anything” (106).
There he saw all of his previous captors except for the cruelest of them all, the Bird. When Louie heard about the fate of the Bird, “ Something shifted sweetly inside him. It was forgiveness, beautiful and effortless and complete. For Louie Zamperini, the war was over” (Hillenbrand 386). Louie no longer had the Bird haunting over him.
He ends up wandering into a different species of sharks territory looking for food. He has to help them fight in a war in order to get food and a shelter. An adventurous characters, off-this-world setting and an ineffective theme make Shark Wars a book all shark lovers will pick up. What happens if someone ever saw a group of sharks fighting another group until their last breath. “You are hereby banished by Coral Shiver” (51) This will make some people think about
The idea of a shark coming up from the underneath and ripping off a limb or two is very terrifying. The use of the teeth is to give the audience the idea that this shark is harmful and will do anything to hurt anyone. Another example of how the designer used fear to drive emotions is by the use of darkness. Many of people are afraid of darkness, and in this poster, this huge shark is emerging out of the dark blue ocean showing that it is evil and mysterious. This poster for Spielberg’s film, Jaws, was innovative in many ways.
When Pi and four animals live on the lifeboat, both they are hungry and fearful. They do not want to die, so they kill each other in order to compete for food. Orange Juice becomes violent in order to protect herself. "She thumped the beast on the head. It was something shocking" (Life of Pi 156).
A second character trait Louie shows throughout the book is determined. An example of this is when Louie, Mac, and Phil are on the raft and sharks are circling them. “He stewed all night, scowled hatefully at them all day, and decided that if the sharks were going to try to eat them, he’d try to eat them.”(126) Louie is determined and had a conviction to survive, because the sharks are trying to eat them, Louie is going to try and kill and eat them. Another example is when Louie is doing the Olympic 5,000-meter final. “With one lap to go, Louie fixed his eyes on the gleaming head of the promaded runner, far ahead.