The intriguing aspect about the movie is that people never know if Willy (father) is telling the truth or not. This way the story is on going captivating cycle of stories and new characters transforming it into something addicting. The idea in Burton’s film is the inception of stories and what about them is based on reality thus making the audience continuously fixated with the issue, a strong example of hypnotization being used in Burton’s film is the last scene in the bathtub, a simple dialog with a straightforward. Death of a salesman consists of a basic simple story with predictable components thus making readers think logically towards the importance of its existence. Why does an average family trigger so much significance?
The direction for the lighting to be ‘pink and intimate’ before the inspector arrives, then ‘bright and harsh’ when he is there helps the shift of tone, as each family member feels like a spotlight has been turned on them when he begins asking questions. In the opening scene, Mr Birling says many long speeches. Many of these are predictions for the future. As the play was written in 1946 but set in 1912, many of his predictions are proved false, a sense of dramatic irony. This manages to show him as a naive, opinionated person in his views.
Olweus found that higher levels of self-reported physical and verbal aggression were associated with higher levels of testosterone. Therefore, there is a positive correlation between the hormone and aggression levels. However, further on from this, the explanation can be argued to be deterministic. It suggests that because all males have higher levels of testosterone than females, they are all aggressive. It is known that not all males are aggressive and some females can be aggressive.
Timed Literature Essay Q: From your reading thus far, what do you think of Eddie and the way he is presented? Miller is extremely intelligent when it comes to crafting characters for the play. In the beginning, Eddie appears over-protective and is labelled as a good man by Alfieri. Eddie seems unable to let Catherine live her own life, and it appears that Eddie might have more than the normal feelings of care for his niece. He shows his concern through his statement: “Listen, you been givin’ me the willies the way you walk down the street, I mean it.” There is an interesting use of word choice here, Eddie has to mention “I mean it” to reinforce how strongly he feels.
This creates suspense for the reader as we wait in anticipation to meet him. The structure of this chapter is an effective narrative technique that helps with the telling of the story. The first person retrospective narrative allows us to see things as Nick does and get his opinions. He says ‘his determination to have my company bordered on violence’ about Tom and this permits us to characterize Tom as an aggressive person. The first person narration helps the telling of the story as we get an insight into what's happening, and we are allowed to make judgements based on Nick’s outlook on things.
Though all men to a certain extent share the same qualities, some are more pronounced than in the others. It is important to see how these qualities are central to their respective stories and how it helps (or hinders) them in their journeys. The greatest value of Beowulf is his bravery, some may say bravado. There is no doubt that he is a great warrior. Beowulf's heroism belongs to a different time than that of King Arthur or Sir Gawain.
For example, when the Inspector asks Mr Birling, 'Why?' as to why Mr Birling had refused Eva Smith a raise in wage, Mr Birling is completely shocked at being questioned this and says 'Did you say Why?’' This shows that the Inspector is not prepared to wait around for basic answers, he is determined to get the truth by any means possible. The Inspector also interrogates the characters in a particularly harsh and rude manner. He pressures them until they finally break and confess the truth. He tries to make them feel guilty by continuously trying to make them see their errors and how they have been forgetting socialism, making them seem selfish and obnoxious.
For instance, the first couple phone calls end with John apologizing at the end of the call. In Act 2, when Carol gains the power, he stops apologizing. Carol uses the telephone calls to gain power in the play. Even though we only hear the choppy, one side of the conversation, we are able to comprehend that these are personal matters in Johns life. But because these telephone calls give us such a window into John’s personal life, it makes him vulnerable.
Macbeth desires to be king but keeps on telling himself that it is wrong because Duncan has been good to him. This demonstrates Macbeth’s indecisiveness and also the fact that he is too scared to kill Duncan. This serves as a weakness for Lady Macbeth to exploit. When Lady Macbeth enters the scene, she initially speaks using very short sentences and questions which make her character seem demanding and frustrated with Macbeth and you could even go as far to say, paranoid. This is displayed perfectly in lines 35-38 (‘Was the hope drunk wherein you dressed yourself?