This paper examines how storytelling, style and directing, acting, cinematography, sound, editing, and other elements of film making contribute to this film about patience, loyalty and hope. Written and directed by Frank Darabont, The Shawshank Redemption is a prison drama based on a Stephen King story. The story is presented in chronological order allowing the audience to experience the judicial and penitentiary system evident in 1947, the setting of the film. The film takes us through the trials and tribulations of Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), a young successful banker, sentenced to two life sentences for murdering his wife and her secret lover. In conversations throughout the film, Andy proclaims his innocence.
Rick’s Metamorphosis Throughout the entirety of Casablanca, directed by Michael Curtiz, the audience is constantly trying to guess the nature of the protagonist, Rick’s, character. The movie leaves one guessing until the very end however there is a crucial scene that shows us how Rick used to be and what turned him into the stone cold man the audience believes him to be during the time the film takes place. Through the use of lighting, spacing, and the general props used during the Paris flashback sequence Curtiz crafts a sad and dynamic character out of Rick. One of the clues that is given about Rick’s character is the way the lighting changes during this sequence. During the scenes that take place in Casablanca, and especially the ones that happen in the café, harsh lighting is used on Humphrey Bogart (Rick).
In the meanwhile Thompson and his lawyer have racked up a huge room service bill and have been checking out various casinos and bars around town. When they return to the hotel Thompson’s attorney has a head full of acid which leads to him pulling a knife on Thompson. After the slight altercation Thompson tries to catch some sleep and his attorney goes back to playing the bath tub. Soon after his attorney became paranoid about being in Vegas and got on a plane to Los Angeles leaving Thompson alone. After remaining in Las Vegas for some time Thompson becomes increasingly paranoid about being arrested and his room service bill so he decides to head back to Las Angeles as well.
The next idea is of ‘fire’. In the ‘actual’ circus scene, one can notice the presence of fire almost everywhere. It may symbolize the “fiery” relation of Sherlock and Adler. Or it may also be seen as a dangerous, fire-like situation Sherlock might get into if he keeps following Irene. Logic v/s Superstition is also a ubiquitous theme present in the film.
In this book Elie Wiesel uses the figurative languages of Simile, Imagery, and Metaphor to enhance the reader’s experience while reading the book. Elie uses simile in his book, to compare objects that the readers can relate to and objects that have a deeper meaning to him, than anything else. Most of the similes in Night are examples that Elie uses when he is in Auschwitz with his father. The first example is, “physically, he was as awkward as a clown” (Wiesel, 3). In this quote the author is comparing Moishe the beadle, an outcast in the community of Sighet with a clown.
The confusion of the Athenian lovers is a great example of this. This is one of the funniest scenes that occurs and this links to Puck because he was the one that was responsible for the confusion in the first place. The second comical thing that happens is the transformation of Bottoms head in to an ass . There were three main types of comedy in the play. The first one occurs when the confusion that happens between the lovers.
Sabotage is a 1936 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. This analysis will focus on a suspenseful 5-minute extract from the film, where the character Stevie is delivering a package to the Piccadilly Circus Underground Rail Station in London. However, Stevie is not aware that the package he is to deliver is actually a bomb. Karl Verloc, a cinema owner and secret saboteur, is part of gang from an unknown European country that is planning a series of attacks in London. Due to his skeptical behavior, Ted Spencer, a detective of the Scotland Yard, has Mr. Verloc under investigation for sabotage.
Essay comparing Clockwork Orange and Trainspotting Within both Irvine Welsh' 'Trainspotting' Burgess' 'Clockwork Orange', shocking topics are presented to the reader and very disturbing language is used to evoke the personality and the psyche of the people involved within both narratives. Both texts have distinct usage of Lexis and semantics that have different connotations. 'Train spotting coins the Scottish dialect and socialect while Clockwork Orange brilliantly expresses the range of unique language used within a social circle in London City. The opening paragraph of Trainspotting includes a number of Jargon and also cultural references. The use of the word “ Cunt” is particularly poignant as it is considered to be a very harsh word but rolls off the tong of the three men involved.
Basically, from this quote the information I extracted was that the man was in search of coal, so hoped onto his bucket and headed towards the Coal Dealer. After further analyzing I learned that, this is one of the many examples of surreal events in the story, which makes it more appealing and enjoyable to read. Out of the many surreal in this story, the following is by far the most important as it helps concludes the story. "...She loosens her
At the beginning of the play, Othello’s language displays a lot of confidence. His speech is also full and rounded, yet of moving simplicity. Othello’s confidence is shown when we are first introduced to him in the play and Brabanzio (The Senate) and his kinsmen approach Othello and reprimands him for eloping with Desdemona. Brabanzio calls Othello a thief and has weapons in his hand, ready to cause harm to the General, Othello. Othello responds to this very calmly and confidently by asking Brabanzio and his men to lower their weapons so that they can talk.