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Physics of Lightning

- Lightning can be defined as a transient, high current electric discharge whose path length is generally measured in kilometers. Lightning occurs when some region of the atmosphere attains an electric charge sufficiently large that the electric fields associated with the charge cause electrical breakdown of the air. However lighting has been reported in snowstorms, sandstorms, in clouds over erupting volcanoes, and been reported to occur in the clear air. Such lightning can take place entirely within a cloud (intra cloud), between two clouds, between cloud and the earth, or between a cloud and the surrounding air....   [tags: lightning physics]

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Physics of Lightning

- In ancient times, lightning was seen as a tool of the gods. In Viking legend, it was Thor’s hammer striking an anvil in the sky that was responsible for lightning. For the Greeks, it was Zeus who threw lightning down to the earth. North American Indian tribes thought that lightning was produced by a mystical bird with flashing feathers whose flapping caused thunder. Even now, hundreds of years after the first scientific work with lightning, people remain in awe of its power. In the 18th century, the first systematic scientific study of lightning was carried out by Benjamin Franklin....   [tags: physics lightning thunder weather]

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Lightning

- INTRODUCTION I remember when I was a young child; I would always be scared whenever there was a severe storm outside that included thunder and lightning. This was especially true in the hours of darkness, when you could really see the lightning. As I grew older this so-called fear of lightning turned into a fascination for this weather phenomena. One of my most vivid memories of lightning as a young man was when I was flying to Florida, the plane was at an altitude above a thunderstorm, that was producing heavy lightning, watching the flashing of the lightning popping off as we flew above the clouds, it was one of the most amazing and beautiful things I have ever seen....   [tags: Meteorology]

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Tesla, The Master Of Lightning

- In today 's society we see a lot of rivalries; for example, Coke vs Pepsi, PC vs Mac, and most recently Android vs. Apple. Around the turn of the 19th century, there was a similar rivalry that had everyone in shock; this rivalry was known as the AC DC Current War. This war was between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla. Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla were the two most influential minds during the 1800s. Edison, the Wizard of Menlo Park, worked hard his whole life to reach great achievement of professional recognition in science....   [tags: Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, Alternating current]

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Lightning: An Electrostatic Discharge

- Lightning Light. What is it. Where does it come from. What can we do with it to help humanity. It allows us to see the unknown the places that have been dark for years. It helps us see what is around us. Different sources of light can be used to power the things around us. Lightning is a source of light. Lightning is an electrostatic discharge between two electrically charge regions with in the clouds and surface of a planet. The charged regions within the atmosphere equalize themselves through a flash of lightning referred to as a strike....   [tags: Electricity, Natural Phenomena, Dangerous]

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The Mechanisms of Lightning

- I. Introduction Lighting is a great mystery to many. Many do not know the origin of lightning bolts nor their true strength. Lightning bolts are produced from opposite fields interacting. This can result in dangerous bolts that can have devastating results. The bolts have the capacity to injure many things, including appliances, people, forest, etc. However, although these bolts can have dangerous affects, there are prevention techniqies for lightening. These procedures can protect you, loved ones, and property....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

- My original thought when comparing Percy Jackson and the Olympians: the Lightning Thief the movie and Classical mythology was that there would be many more references to the myth of Perceus than any other myth throughout the movie in its entirety. That’s where I was wrong. After watching the movie again and researching the different hero myths my opinion has changed. My new thoughts are that the movie is not influenced by the myth of Perceus any more than other hero myths. The movie ties together many different heroes’ stories and mixes them together to make a wonderful story about a young boy....   [tags: mythology, greek mythology, movie]

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Impulse Generator and Lightning Characteristics Simulation

- ... For different input values, the corresponding waveforms will be obtained. The main focus of this research will be towards accessing waveforms and its characteristics that corroborates the industry standard and laboratory experimental values with expected accuracy not lesser than 60%.This software will be made available to work in cross platform operating systems such as Windows, android, Mac etc. so that the user can download and install the application in their favourite media device at their own comfort....   [tags: insulation, electric power]

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Live With Lightning

- Live With Lightning The main hero of the novel is looking for an answer to the question: “What is his place as a scientist in the world.” The book focuses on the historic period from the 30s till the end of the World War II. A common American post-student wants to become a scientist. He has nothing except his talent, courage, patience, persistence, and strong will to devote his life to physics. On obtaining his diploma and his appointment as an assistant and teacher in the University of Columbia, he spent his summer washing dishes, working at a gas station in a place with a significant name High Hope....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Lightning and Poultry

- Effects of day length on performance traits of commercial poultry Vision is likely the most important sensory tool available to domestic poultry. Poultry birds (broiler and layers) rely on vision more than any other sense (Prescott et al., 2003). Light is the primary zeitgeber in the control of biological rhythms (Kristensen et al., 2006), and to be able to do this, it must be perceived by the brain. Light is the primary tool used by the body to entrain circadian rhythms (Rattenborg et al., 2005)....   [tags: birds, vision, light, farming, feeding, broiler]

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The Phenomenon of Ball Lightning

- The Phenomenon of Ball Lightning Another startling sighting - and certainly one of the most detailed and scientifically credible - comes from Professor Roger Jennison (Department of Electronics, University of Kent) concerning his experiences on board a late-night flight from New York to Washington in March 1963. He later wrote of his experiences in the November 1969 issue of Nature. Jennison states that the phenomenon occurred after the aircraft encountered a thunderstorm in which it was enveloped by a bright and audible electrical discharge....   [tags: Papers]

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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

- ... Annabeth has trained for many years and w ants to fight as many people and monsters as possible, other than dummies.This is because her whole life was fighting lifeless practice dummies and now she wants to fight real people She has a more outgoing personality. There are many conflicts in the book, but the first one is when Percy and Mrs.Dodds fight in the beginning of the book.Mrs Dodds takes the form of a human but she is really a creature sent to find and destroy Percy. Percy has no clue what is going on, and Mrs Dodds accuses Percy of stealing Zeus lightning bolt....   [tags: book report]

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Greek Mythology in Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

- Greek Mythology in Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Rick Riordan’s ‘Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief’ focuses on Greek mythology and interprets this into a children’s story. Throughout the story, there are many references and adaptations to mythological tales, and each one is portrayed in a different way. Riordan writes this story as though Hercules, Zeus and Poseidon were still around today, and this would be the effect they would have on people in this day and age. Percy Jackson is the main character in this story, who is a demi god, who mortals are after....   [tags: Hercules, Zeus and Poseidon ]

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Lightning Mine Vs Archangel

- The Australian novel, Lightning Mine, covers the development of an iron ore mine on a sacred land guarded by “Namarrkon'; in the Northern Territory. MDG/Global mining was very interested in the area, and sent their chief prospector, Aaron Shoemaker to investigate the land. Whilst Shoemaker is there, he sets off a chain of corporate and government tactics to ensure the development of the mine on the Aboriginal sacred site. These tactics, as you can imagine, were not overly fair to the Aboriginal people, and their only hope was through University of Sydney law graduate, Jarra Mariba....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lightning Never Strikes Twice

- Lightning Never Strikes Twice 	A few miles off the cost of Cape Cod, sits the island of Nantucket. On this island, during the 1600’s lived the Haley family. Tom Haley was the only tobacco farmer on the island and due to this fact they were extremely wealthy. Their estate was the largest on Nantucket and was located right over a beautiful cliff. Tom and his wife Janice ate breakfast every morning at 6:00am everyday with their son Garnet. Late Thursday night a storm was getting very close to their house until a bright fist from the heavens stroked down on their chimney and collapsing the house, killing the entire Haley family....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Heinz Guderian: Blitzkrieg or Lightning War

- Heinz Guderian Heinz Guderian was the father of a world changing military strategy that used rapid advancing armored units in World War II. He pushed hard for the idea that tanks should not only be used to support infantry but should be the “speerspitze” or spearhead of the German armed forces (Alexander pg 31). This strategy named Blitzkrieg or “lightening war” in English was the complete reverse of traditional military thinking in the first part of the 20th century. His military strategy would to lead the German army into stunning victory and would cause the allies reeling to catch up....   [tags: military strategies]

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The Lightning-Rod Man-Short Story

- The Lightning-Rod Man-Short Story What grand irregular thunder, thought I, standing on my hearth-stone among the Acroceraunian hills, as the scattered bolts boomed overhead, and crashed down among the valleys, every bolt followed by zigzag irradiations, and swift slants of sharp rain, which audibly rang, like a charge of spear-points, on my low shingled roof. I suppose, though, that the mountains hereabouts break and churn up the thunder, so that it is far more glorious here than on the plain....   [tags: Papers]

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Thunderstorms Can Create Tornatoes

- Thunderstorms often happen in unstable, humid atmospheres in the troposphere. Unstable atmospheres are when warm air is trapped at the surface with cool air aloft. A stable atmosphere is when there is warm air aloft and cool air is at the surface. Thunderstorms are known for creating thunder and lightning. Lightning is caused by the separation of charges. The top of cumulonimbus clouds are freezing with ice crystals moving around. The collision of the ice crystals creates an electrical charge. In the colder areas of a cloud, which is the top, the charges are positive....   [tags: causes, lightning, stages]

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Nikola Tesla: American Genious

- They called him ‘The Master of Lightning”. He changed the very way people look at electricity. His inventions and theories are still in use to this very day. This man had many inventions and some of them never made it off the blueprints, but the ones that did achieved wondrous feats such as replacing Edison’s DC current, creating power from water, and illuminating rooms with cordless light bulbs. He was a genius with a few odd habits and name was Nikola Tesla. Nikola Tesla was born in Smiljan, Croatia July 10th, 1856....   [tags: electricity, Master of Lightning, Tesla]

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The First Lightning: The First Russian Nuclear Atomic Bomb

- Two o’clock in the morning on August 29,1949 the first nuclear atomic bomb was dropped known as the “First Lighting.” It was dropped on the testing site in Semipalatinsk in Kazakhstan. This nuclear bomb was produced by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) also known as the Soviet Union. Igor Kurchatov was the director of the scientific soviet nuclear bomb program. There were two practice rounds two weeks prior to the explosion. During these two weeks period the Special Committee on the atomic bomb sent Lavrentii Beria to go and watch the assembly work, and return back and show Joseph Stalin the Soviet leader, their progress....   [tags: testing site, effects, soviet union]

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The 's Journey : An Indian Town

- ... He is thrown overboard and onto a raft with other dominant animals. On the raft there is a hyena, a tiger, a zebra, and Pi. After a week of drifting through the currents Pi then apprehended that his only way to survive is to overcome the loss of his family and the other crew members on the ship. The next step of his heroic journey he comes across many tests, allies, and enemies. Pi finds two allies when he is at sea, these two allies become great friends of Pi, but only for a short time. Pi sees another sign of life, it was Orange Juice, the orangutan, floating on a net filled with bananas....   [tags: Monomyth, Hero, Debut albums, Lightning]

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Short Stories: The Girl with the Hungry Eyes, Bits and Pieces, While She Was Out, Cold Turkey, & Lightning Rod

- The short stories, “The Girl with the Hungry Eyes” by Fritz Lieber, “Bits and Pieces,” by Lisa Tuttle, “While She Was Out” by Edward Bryant, “Cold Turkey” by Carole Nelson Douglas, and “Lightning Rod” by Melanie Tem Historically, in literature, women are stereotypically placed in one of two roles, the doting wife and beloved mother, or the more outwardly psychotic, witch-like, temptress....   [tags: Women Roles, Analysis]

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Settings and Actors: What´s Mise-en-scene?

- ... - Describing the role-play of lighting, settings, props and décor in subconsciously providing details to the audience. - Deriving desired results in scenes by applying subtle modifications in costume, makeup, physical gestures and vocal tones of actors. - Contribution of space and time in providing completion to the term mise-en-scene with respect to film. In one of the scenarios the props will play a vital role along with the narrative, while in the other scenario they shall simply fulfill their rudimentary purposes....   [tags: scenario, lightning technique, script]

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Construction of a Recording Studio

- For this task the brief was to design the construction, soundproofing and acoustic treatment of a recording studio complex within a series of set constraints. The complex had to include a control room, live room reception and bathroom, within an overall floor space of 15m x 15m. The main focus was to be on acoustic design with the use of scale drawings to make the studio clear and easy to understand. For this studio the idea was to design a space suitable for recording large ensemble groups such as orchestras and so the space was designed with this in mind when regarding the size shape and layout of the space....   [tags: acoustics, lightning, isolation, soundproof]

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Snape At The Lightning Struck Tower

- Hamlet¡¦s ¡§to be or not to be¡¨ may have been discussed for years, but right now it is ¡§is he or is he not.¡¨ The most ambiguous character in HP, I think, and his greatest ambiguity is which side are his loyalties really on. Yes, I am referring to the Potions Master, the dreaded darkness of the dungeons, Severus Snape. Probably the most mysterious of the main characters, Snape has been a subject of heated debates ever since DD told Harry in PS/SS that Snape wanted to save Harry so that he could go back to hating James¡¦ memory....   [tags: Hamlet William Shakespeare Review Analysis]

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The History of Lighting

- The History of Lighting The history of lighting is a very long story dating back before the discovery of fire to the casting of shadows on walls. Lighting like people has both a past, present, and future, that is where our story begins. Lighting is a tricky world to play in for if you have too much, you blinding your subject and if you have too little you can barely see where you are going. The proper amount of light necessary changes with the room, the subject, the action, the setting, the overall mood of the scene is governed by precise amounts of light or lack thereof....   [tags: discovery of fire, gas lighting]

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The Evolution of Lighting

- Introduction Lighting today is done by the flick of a switch, but it has not been this way forever. This essay takes a look at how things were, how they are and how they might be. This essay is an assignment where I had to come up with the subject myself. The first subject I chose turned out to be too narrow in order to follow through with the assignment, a problem which I definitely overcompensated. The result is this, a paper that covers a lot of questions, but not particularly extensive. Please keep in mind that it was not my intention to write a scientific article about the subject, the purpose was rather to write an essay that looks like one....   [tags: LED, technology, fuel, illumination]

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A Bolt of Lightening

- A bolt of lightening has just hit my heart. I am seeing nothing when I realize I am staring right through the biggest, blankest “new document” paper I have ever seen on the computer screen, my phone still in my hand. A lump the size of a dinner spoon. * She has been my friend for 43 of my almost 45 years. Our mothers’ are best friends, and we and our siblings grew up, at least in our earliest years, across North 17th Street from each other in the North End of Boise. We loved all of the trees like crazy, up and down both sides of what used to be “our” street, and I remember many lazy days of summer laying in the itchy spiked grass in our backyard under the green coolness of the apple tree, s...   [tags: Health Issues]

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A Brief Guide to Contemporary Bathroom Lighting

- With the modern additions of shower stalls and garden spa bathtubs, the contemporary bathroom lighting used in modern bathrooms is becoming increasingly important to the overall beauty and style of the modern home. The challenge that is presented by contemporary lighting in a bathroom is finding a way to provide adequate lighting to the entire bathroom space. The homeowner who can successfully tackle this challenge will find that they are able to create a bathroom space in their home that is both functional and beautiful....   [tags: Lighting, Fixtures, Features]

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Artificial Lights And Artificial Lighting

- ... As of right now, there is no accurate way to measure the level of light pollution that is not detrimental to sea turtle populations. There are some ways around this deterrent though. The current most successful strategy supporting conservation is to use “best available technology” (BAT). It suggests using the best available of the light pollution reduction technologies that are available to reduce the harmful effects of artificial lighting (FWS). Some of the current best available technology are things like utilizing many different light-management options that are unique to protecting sea turtles....   [tags: Light, Lighting, Sea turtle, Light pollution]

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Tips for a Successful Bathroom Lighting Design Plan

- With all of the purposes a bathroom has to serve these days, it is essential that you give it a good bathroom lighting design plan to provide the best possible lighting to the entire space. Lighting is one of the few tools available in a remodeling project that will allow you to create the mood needed to make a positively magnificent looking bathroom space. By using the right lighting design plan, you will be able to use your bathroom's lighting in the most effective way possible to enhance your home's overall beauty....   [tags: Lighting, Types, Recommendations]

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The Wizard of Menlo Park and the Master of Lighting

- Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla were two of the most influential minds of the 1800s. Edison, the Wizard of Menlo Park, worked hard his whole life to achieve great feats in science. Tesla, the Master of Lightning, had a brilliant mind and contributed to an electronic growth that changed American history. Thomas Edison is such a familiar name, but Tesla on the other hand is more obscure. Edison is widely known by the American public, but his intellectual equal and adversary is often forgotten. Edison and Tesla were once friends and worked on many projects together, but an argument over a bet changed their friendship and the world forever (D’Alto)....   [tags: Scientists]

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Lightening Flashed Against the Darkness

- Lightening flashed illuminating the house against the dark, swirling sky. Electricity permeated the air, but the house on the corner of Redwood Ave stood tall in spite of the storm. Strong winds moaned and cried like a chorus of angry voices. Leaves danced chaotically with the wind along with shingles, garbage, and other storm debris. Rain pummeled the house as if demanding entrance. But the house stood like a stalwart rock; a fortress against attack. Struggling against the fierce winds, Laurenz Anger hurried down the block to the house....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Rhetorical Effectiveness in The Lighting Thief by Rick Riorden

- In today’s society, we are exposed to countless amounts of compositions such as novels and films. However, when an individual reads a book or watches a movie, they subconsciously create connections to the plot as they relate it to their own lives. After the movie is completely watched one is able to sit down and ask himself, “Did I like that movie?” While an average person could give a simple yes or no answer, a professional in the field of reviewing movies and novels knows that the quality of the movie is directly related to its rhetorical effectiveness....   [tags: thos, logos, pathos, persuasion]

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Cinematography and Lighting

- Cinematography and Lighting • The smoky greys shown in the street as the Tramp is taken away in the paddy wagon reflects the people’s uncertain futures due to the economic struggle of the Great Depression. • The depth of field indicates what is significant in the street shot outside the cigar stand, having the Tramp, policeman and stand owner in focus. As the Tramp is escorted to the paddy wagon several observers walk into the frame and into focus, enhancing the narrative. • The composition of the shots in the paddy wagon refers to whom the significant characters are, in the way that the Tramp and the Gamin are positioned in the very foreground of the frame....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Technical Theater During the Restoration Lighting and Scenic Design England 1660-1800

- Technical Theater During the Restoration Lighting and Scenic Design England 1660-1800 The Restoration in England was an era ripe for the development of new ideas in the arts. The return of the Stuart monarchy under Charles II marked the end of eighteen years of almost dictatorial control by Oliver Cromwell and his Puritan parliament. Cromwell had campaigned actively to halt all theatrical activity. In the end, however, his laws were actually responsible for helping move England forward in theatrical history....   [tags: English Theater]

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The Effect of Lighting on Eyesight

- Project 3-4 Chapter 3, pp. 114 Poor or high lighting can have various effects on the eyes. Such effects include eyestrain, dry burning eyes, eye irritation, blurred vision, and even headaches. However, the effects do not stop there. Other collateral effects of poor lighting can include stiff necks, sore shoulders, and sometimes even back pain due to people compensating (by taking on poor body posture) for the poor light when trying to read something under undesirable conditions. Standard lighting, fluorescent lighting, and full-spectrum lighting all have different effects....   [tags: Health]

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The Evolution of Theatrical Lighting Design

- Beginning with its origins in Ancient Greece, theatre was always staged in outdoor performance spaces, relying on natural light to keep the performers visible, and utilizing scenery or dialogue to convey time of day. As these performances began to shift to indoor theatres, artificial light, such as candles or oil lamps, had to be used as a replacement. As lighting technology advanced, these advancements changed the way light could be manipulated, directed, or focused, allowing for new staging methods to be developed and introducing lighting as an indicator of mood....   [tags: dramatic arts, stage props]

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The LED Lighting Industry and Construction

- There are an abundance of applications available for LED lighting. Some of these include: LEDs in Industry: Industrial sized buildings such as an airport/factory are running lights for 24 hours 7 days a week. This means that the electricity usage is very high. The fact that the ceilings in these large industrial buildings are very high means that light maintenance procedure is timely therefore costly. Not to mention the cost involved in the replacement of the bulbs themselves. The use of LED lights would improve this situation dramatically....   [tags: buildings, airports, factories]

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Lighting the Scenes of Oedipus the King

- In the opening scene of Oedipus the King, the city of Thebes has been stricken by a plague. Out of desperation, the citizens of Thebes go to their King, Oedipus, and request that he find a way to end their suffering. King Oedipus informed them that he had already sent his brother-in-law, and fellow ruler, Creon to the Delphic Oracle. The people viewed this as an intelligent move because oracles played a huge part in the Greek culture. Due to their belief that death was a “necessary evil,’’ Greeks did not have the desire to be immortal....   [tags: Ancient Greece, Greek culture, plays, theatre]

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Tips For Great Bathroom Lighting

- Having enough light in any bathroom is very important. To achieve the best lighting possible, it is a good idea to install bathroom lighting that provides plenty of light that is directed towards the mirror in a way that provides little shadow or glare. By doing this, you will make your bathroom a bright, open, and airy space that invites everyone in to enjoy its luxuries. When it comes to selecting the proper bathroom lighting for your home's bathroom, it is important to consider the placement of the lighting, the types of switches and bulbs that are best suited for your bathroom space, and the decorations of the globes and other features of the lighting fixtures....   [tags: Placement, Types, Decorations]

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The Effects Of Lighting On Work Productivity

- ... The exact duties, tasks and responsibilities are listed systematically to demonstrate what qualities are exactly required for the best job performance. A job analysis is necessary because it helps employers develop training programs for employees, chose employees, and calculates appropriate salaries for employees. I would recommend that Lamar Services uses the Critical Incident Technique (CIT) because this job strategy can provide a successful and unsuccessful work example from subject matter expects (SMEs)....   [tags: Employment, Psychology, Applied psychology]

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Outdoor Wedding Reception Lighting

- Outdoor Wedding Reception Lighting is an essential aspect of wedding reception décor. Proper lighting helps to create add color and mood to the reception. If the reception is during the day then there is no concern for lightings. Ample of natural lights are available at outdoor wedding locations. On the contrary wedding receptions at night requires proper lightings that should last till the reception ends. Once the venue of the outdoor wedding reception is fixed, contact the Wedding lighting designer or enquire about lighting arrangement options to the manager....   [tags: Event Planning]

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Hybrid Solar Lighting

- Hybrid Solar Lighting Introduction Hybrid Solar Lighting (HSL) is a type of lighting system that combines natural solar lighting with standard electrical lighting. This system directs pure sunlight into the interior of a building. Benefits of HSL include money savings, increased office productivity, and agricultural development. Sunlight Direct, manufacturer of HSL systems, is conducting beta tests in 12 locations in the United States. The Sacramento Municipal Utility District was one of the first to facilitate HSL testing....   [tags: Energy]

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The Effects of Advancements in Lighting on The Theatre Experience

- Without light, the theatre cannot exist, that much is certain. As actors, as audience members, as technical visionaries, we are only as powerful as the light we are given. The extent to which we depend upon light in performance has changed dramatically throughout history, however, as light technology developed and expanded. In the history of performance, the artistic community is constantly victim to the limits of lighting technology, and exponentially altered by breakthroughs. From the utilization of candles and natural light to isolated light and electricity, the histories of illumination and theatre are virtually inseparable, and continue to push the boundaries of live performance....   [tags: spectacles, lights, candles]

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HYBRID LIGHTING SYSTEMS: COSTS AND BENEFITS

- Introduction Daylight is the preferred source in buildings due to its beneficial effect on human well-being and performance. Its potential to conserve energy and hence protect the environment has stimulated interest as an electric lighting substitute. The recent development of ‘daylight guidance technology’ allows redirection of daylight into areas of buildings that cannot be lit using conventional glazing. The two main guidance types are the commercially successful tubular daylight guidance systems (TDGS) and the newer hybrid daylight/electric systems (HLS)....   [tags: Technology ]

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Misconception of the God of Lighting Marvel's Version

- Who fits in the description of a blonde blue-eyed god, carries an electric hammer that can crush mountains and flies the god through the air, and talks in an old English Shakespeare speaking. That would be the famous Norse God of Lighting, Thor, or at least in the Marvel's version he is like that in the movie Thor. Marvel's version of Norse Mythology is actually different from the actual mythology which results a misconception of the myth to the people who watch the movie Thor. People sometime believe that Marvel's version of Norse Mythology is the actual myth of Norse Mythology itself, because they believe that Marvel is telling the true tales in their own way....   [tags: norse mythology, thor, electric hammer]

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Sunlight Necessary for Fiber-Optic Lighting

- 12. Future work The main issue for designing a fiber optic day lighting system is how to get the light into the fiber. The main objective for future work should because of this be development of efficient light collector designs and doing accurate calculations of their performance. An efficient, reliable and preferably cheap light collector is the base for any further development of a functioning fiber optic day lighting system. A vital issue when designing light collectors is the amount of available daylight .Since it seems to be most viable to collect direct sunlight only for fiber optic systems it is important to have data for sun hours at the location of interest....   [tags: economical, solar, signal]

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Analysis and Description of The Fireflies

- The firefly is sometimes referred to as a “lightening bug.” There are about 2,000 firefly species; for the most part they live in warm but humid environments. Fireflies are neither flies nor bugs; they are actually part of the beetle family. Fireflies are from the Animalia kingdom, and are of the Lampyridae family. Fireflies hibernate over winter by burrowing underground, under water or settle under the bark of a tree some can live for several years by hibernating as larva during the winter. Most everyone knows how the fireflies got their name; the firefly produces light through a bioluminescence chemical reaction that allows them to glow however, fireflies in the western Untied States lack...   [tags: firefly, lightening bug, cold light]

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Pre Electrical Staged Lighting and Lighting Effects

- Pre Electrical Staged Lighting and Lighting Effects There is a common notion that stage lighting is the youngest of the stage arts, having suddenly been developed since the advent of electricity. Electricity was the final link in a chain of development stretching far into the past. True, stage lighting has come a long way since the dawn of electricity but its foundations were thoroughly established during the three centuries before Edison. Colored light, spotlights, translucencies, and dimming were well known before the incandescent lamp....   [tags: Papers]

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Exploration of the Principles of Lighting

- Exploration of the Principles of Lighting In this report I will be explaining the major and minor principles of lighting, the purpose of key, fill, black and background lighting along with the purpose of high and low keylighting. I will also be including detailed diagrams of two scenes from a film I have worked on. The more modern day purposes of lighting are in particular for it to create a sense of realism....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of The Use Of Lighting In The Godfather

- I am writing about the use of lighting in the opening scene of The Godfather, (1). The photography of The Godfather as an entire film is very planned and used specifically to generate moods, and have great psychological affect. This is just as true for the very first series of shots for the film, and perhaps more important since these first shots will give the audience the initial feeling of the film, and set a tone for the picture. The first shot is highly dramatic in its lighting method, and the audience is drawn in immediately to one single detail....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis of Lighting in The Film Belly

- Analysis of Lighting in The Film Belly The motion picture Belly explores the ghetto and the characters that live in this dark and obscure world of violence and criminal behavior. Tommy or "Bunz", and Sincere, who both live in New York, have differing views of criminal life. Bunz lives a mixed up, drug-run lifestyle, while Sincere aspires to be a law-abiding family man. To help the audience get the full effect of evilness portrayed by the character, the scenes are very dark and gloomy. There are, however, lighter scenes in which the good heart of one man is represented....   [tags: Papers]

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Directing the Lighting in 'The corridors of power'

- Directing the Lighting in 'The corridors of power' When you are using light you must consider: Ø The colour of the dancers costumes. Ø The mood of the dance. Ø The direction from which the light shines. Ø The intensity and colour of the light. Ø Effects - such as templates of the shapes the light. I imagine 'The corridors of power' dance to have an eerie scary mood. So I would expect dark, dull motionless colour. The costumes would be a red colour, so they can stand out from the dark, dull motionless colour of the light and also there is a saying that is said when you are scared and angry, 'I'm seeing red' so the red could represent scariness and anger....   [tags: Drama]

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The Wizard Of Oz : Visual Design Aspects Of Color And Lighting

- What makes a film interesting. What makes it stand out from other films. What makes it unique. The visual design aspects of color and lighting in a film play a major role in giving the film meaning and depth. A lot of thought goes into what colors and lighting should be used that will help convey a mood and theme central to the film. You wouldn’t see dark colors and lighting used in a children cartoon, instead you see bright color and bright lighting. And vice versa; most horror films don’t focus on bright colors and bright lighting....   [tags: The Wizard of Oz, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]

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Light Pollution: The Dark Side of Outdoor Lighting

- As many homeowners, you are taking steps to reduce your carbon footprint at home. You dutifully recycle glass, metal, paper, and plastic waste each week. You replace all the incandescent light bulbs in your home with energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) or light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. However, you may be unwittingly contributing to carbon emissions and interfering with delicate ecosystems through light pollution. Light pollution, unlike other forms of contamination and waste, remains largely overlooked and unregulated in industrialized countries....   [tags: waste, recycle, bulbs, energy, emissions]

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Research on the Effects of UV Lighting on Mold Growth

- Intro Very little research has been done on this topic, UV lighting has been known to help mould, but very few test have been done on it. Especially on food moulding, UV lighting has been said to help prevent moulding on objects and things like damp area. Ours will most lightly be one of the first of its kind. Mould is a problem that is or has been experienced by almost every person, especially those living in damp conditions. It can cause several health issues as well as allergic reactions. Research done on this In America, germinal UV lighting has been utilized in public buildings to stop germs growing....   [tags: spores, waves, allergy]

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Replacing Incandecent Light Bulbs with LED Lighting

- According to Cnet.com,” When congress passed the Energy Independence and security Act of 2007 (EISA). The incandescent bulb’s days officially became numbered. The law mandated strict new energy standards for lighting designed to kick-start a new era of greener, longer-lasting,more cost-efficient light bulbs and this meant kicking outdated, inefficient bulbs to the curb”(Crist). Led is the replacement for incandescent light bulbs. LED lighting is the future now. They are also long lasting, it saves you money and does not pull lots of energy....   [tags: energy efficiency]

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Lighting Advancements

- Have you wondered why streetlights are yellow, or why the year 2000 cars have brighter headlights and they are a different color. Have you ever wondered how the indiglo light on your watch works, or why it glows green and not white. And did you know that same indiglo light can be used while frozen, dipped in water, bent in half, stepped on, or in hazardous environments. Lighting has changed over the last few years; there are advantages and disadvantages of different kinds of lighting. Lighting has been around since time itself existed; the first kind of lighting was fire....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Lighting Candles

- Lighting Candles Albert Einstein once said, "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious," His words echo in my mind as I constantly make many choices in my life. First, I chose to leave the state and live with my father in South Carolina, then I came back to my hometown, and now I'm planning to study abroad in France. Change apparently enthralls me. The beauty of change and mystery is not only the excitement of seeing and learning new things but the way in which I can explore my true self and make advancements in personal growth....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Suspense and Suspision in Episode 1 of Season 2 of the TV Show "24"

- Media directs the thought processes of society. Daya Kishan Thussa says, “US popular culture… is steeped in Hollywood spectacles on war, battles and conflict, as evidenced by the international success of films about war, conflict, and battles between good and evil,” (p.265 reader). Hollywood –the media—portrays war as a conflict between good and evil, redefining war and conflict to be something that is black and white, with a sure winning side. The show 24, produced after 9/11, at the start of the War on Terror, represents a conflict between the good and the evil by paralleling the distrust and suspicion of the real world with the distrust and suspicion of the world in the show....   [tags: Camera, Lighting]

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Choosing the Light Bulb that's Good for You

- Efficient Lighting Introduction: There have been many electric light bulbs made in the world, all using different amounts of electricity, some better then others. Today we have the choice between many, but it all started with the first electric light bulb invented by Humphry Davy in 1800. Since then many more have been made and we have the best use of light there ever was today. A light bulb is a glass envelope that provides light by passing an electric current through a filament. The filament creates the energy that makes the light show....   [tags: efficient lighting]

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Area Export Report: Locker Rooms

- Lighting Lighting is also an important feature of locker rooms. The lighting should be adequate enough for the space. There are certain lights that are to be used for the damp locations of a locker room such as the showering areas and their quality and price vary based on the materials used (Plaza, 2012). The locker rooms should be well-lit and the walls and ceilings should also be painted with lighter colors. By keeping the space light and bright, this also helps to avoid theft by not having dark areas and corners (Hightower, 2011)....   [tags: amenities, lighting]

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The Significance of Lighting, Blocking and Panning in Kane’s Declaration of Principles

- In cinema, lighting, blocking and panning drastically influence what an audience will notice and take away from a scene. Orson Welles’s 1941 Citizen Kane has numerous examples of effectively using these aspects within mise-en-scène, cinematography and editing to portray the importance of specific events and items in the film. The scene where Kane writes and then publishes his “Declaration of Principles” (37:42-39:42) in the New York Daily Inquirer after buying them focuses on important elements of the film, aiding the audience by combining lighting, blocking and panning to define significant roles and objects that further the movie as a whole....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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The Contribution of Set and Lighting to The Smallest Person by Timothy Knapman

- The Contribution of Set and Lighting to The Smallest Person by Timothy Knapman Trestle Theatre's "The Smallest Person" by Timothy Knapman, is a story that leads the audience to questions medical ethics. It is set in both 1824 in Georgian England and modern day England, where it tells the story of Charlie, an ill boy who is missing. His sister Laura knows where he is; but she will only tell the authorities where he is through the story of Caroline. Measuring only 191/2" tall 8 year old Caroline Crachami was a celebrity of her time, paraded around the fashionable salons of London by a travelling showman, she became the darling of Georgian England....   [tags: Papers]

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Workplace Ergonomic Research

- The word ergonomics was created through simply putting two Greek words together. “Ergo” meaning work and “nomics” meaning laws. However, in present time, ergonomics refers to the study of people’s condition at their workplace, in terms of efficiency and effectiveness. Ergonomics is something us humans deal with on a daily basis, whether it is at work or at home. Although ergonomics might not seem as an important factor to consider, it can significantly affect people’s working efficiency. Maintaining good ergonomics is also very important for people’s health and safety....   [tags: Computers, Lighting]

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The Effects Of Light Pollution On Earth

- ... Light Trespass can also interfere with your sleep and reduced privacy (Lerner, et al). Street lights are also a good example of trespass pollution; because “the light from the outside can come inside your home” (Crawford). Sky glow is another form of light pollution that can cause serious problems. Sky glow is the “light that escape upward from light fixtures or lights that are pointed upward” (Bower) sky glow effects what we can and cannot see in the sky, it can block our view of the stars, sun moon and sky in general....   [tags: Light pollution, Lighting, Light]

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Green Lanterns Co. and The Solar Lantern Prototype

- 1. INTRODUCTION: 1,200,000,000.00 people worldwide (approximately twenty percent of the population) have no access to electricity. In South Africa alone, twenty five percent of householders live in non-electrified areas and rely on candles or kerosene lamps for basic lighting(reference). With the increasing demand for electricity and depletion of fossil fuels currently being used to generate electricity, these people face the prospect of going without a connection for years to come. In an attempt to address this problem, “GREEN LANTERNS CO.” was approached and commissioned to construct and test a solar lantern (prototype) that would suit the southern African context and would be capable of s...   [tags: energy, lighting device]

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The Mise-en-Scene in the Film Marie Antoinette Directed by Sofia Coppola

- “Marie Antoinette” (2006) directed by Sofia Coppola is a drama/comedy, that is centered on the life of the notorious Queen of France, in the years leading up to the French Revolution. Coppola’s film style was very modern avant garde. The film focuses on Antoinette point of view throughout all her adventures and difficulties. She was the character with whom the viewer identified with the most, her observation were the most important (aside from the audience). Therefore there were many close ups and high lighting on her....   [tags: Setting, Costume, Lighting]

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Reasons for Choosing Brass Bathroom Accessories

- When it comes to selecting bathroom accessories, brass bathroom accessories are some of the best available to the homeowner. Bathroom accessories that are constructed with brass are designed to be sturdy well-built accessories that will stand the test of time. These accessories are designed for storing items and providing homeowners the most space possible in their home bathrooms. Because of the bright finish found on most brass accessories, these bathroom accessories are designed to fit well with just about any bathroom styling....   [tags: Towel Bars, Lighting Fixtures]

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It's Time for the U.S. Government to Phase Out Incandescent Light Bulbs

- The government should phase out incandescent lighting due to the advantages of the new alternatives. At this time, compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) are the central focus of this change and will be used as the example. First, CFLs on the market have better lighting quality than in previous years compared to incandescent bulbs. While quality is not the primary focus of the change, it signals a higher development and readiness for application to the greater public. Popular Mechanics, back in May 2007, designed a study comparing an incandescent light to seven different CFLs....   [tags: environment, alternative energy, lighting]

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Advice on Selecting a Bathroom Ceiling Light

- When designing any new bathroom or remodeling an existing bathroom space, you need to consider installing a bathroom ceiling light that provides the best possible light in your home's bathroom. Whether you are creating a classic-looking bathroom or a sleek modern styled bathroom, you will want to make sure that you provide plenty of light in your bathroom to make it feel open and airy. Then your bathroom will be a glamorous space that adds to your home's beauty and worth. Use a Timelessly Beautiful Bathroom Ceiling Light A great way to invest in your home's bathroom is to use a bathroom ceiling light that has a timeless beauty to its style....   [tags: Lighting, Beauty, Designer]

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Eruption of Mount Vesuvius Pieces of Art

- The Eruption of Vesuvius Sebastian Pether’s piece of work called The Eruption of Vesuvius (1835) combines the silver watery reflection of the moon with the hot red molten lava that is flowing down its mountainsides. Though during Pether’s generation he wasn’t the only one to paint the well-known Mount Vesuvius, Joseph Wright of Derby also painted 30 paintings of the volcano. This art piece is currently located at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The piece is oil media on panel that is framed with a beautifully designed border, where it is hanging on a wall in the one of the rooms, with a one-dimension view....   [tags: oil, moon, lighting]

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Ideas to Consider with Bathroom Ceiling Lights

- When looking to remodel any bathroom, you need to consider the bathroom ceiling lights that you will use in order to fully illuminate your home's bathroom space. These lights are not only useful for lighting the bathroom, but they are also helpful in providing an interior design element in the bathroom that enhances its overall beauty. Therefore, the lights that are used on a bathroom ceiling are one of the most important fixtures to consider when remodeling any bathroom space. Avoid Harsh Bathroom Ceiling Lights When considering bathroom ceiling lights, one of the main things to avoid is lighting that is too harsh....   [tags: Lighting, Styles, Types]

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Bathroom Decoration Advice and Tips

- Generally speaking, bathrooms of all styles and sizes need good organization and great lighting. Good organization requires plenty of storage and shelving that is not only functional but also attractive. Great lighting in a bathroom is needed in order to brighten up the space and to keep it from feeling like a drab utilitarian room that one really doesn't want to be in. By using a few tips for bathroom decoration, you can improve the organization and lighting of any bathroom to transform it from a drab, ordinary room into a luxurious and magnificent space that increases your home's overall value....   [tags: Organization, Lighting, Medicine Cabinet]

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Principles and Strategies of Daylighting in Office Buildings

- Most of offices around the world operate in the day time. They usually start work at 7 AM and finish at 4 or 5 AM. Daylight is an essential resource that is readily available for all people– and will probably last for the foreseeable future. It also has the very special properties of having the capability to transform an internal space from a boring uniformity into a vivid and happy experience. The ability to both illuminate a place and to make it more attracting, is one of the main reasons that architects try to bring daylight to a building wherever possible and practical....   [tags: Lighting and Daylighting Design]

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Picture in Ganges at Varanasi

- The way in which we speak, sing, or even play an instrument gives it real meaning, and true feeling. This is only done through true expression. It is not any different when we look at an image. We use our eyes to gain knowledge, to appreciate the beauty of the picture, and to enjoy the charm found in invaluable pieces of art. Images convey the ideas of what the photographer is trying to say. A creative photographer uses his imagination, and technical skills to make a picture artistic, by drawing you in, and making you feel as though you are present at the scene....   [tags: Photography, Lighting, Images]

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Event Photography

- Event Photography Pictures have captured some of the most famous events in our history. Whether it was Dr. King giving a speech, Ghandi walking, or even Hitler. With photography you let people come and see what you saw, or feel what you felt. There are many advantages for photographers. With a photograph you can capture memories that last forever, also there are many art institutes around the country to go to, and you get to travel instead of staying in an office or cubical....   [tags: memories, lighting]

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Franco Zeffrelli´s Hamlet

- Franco Zeffirelli portrayed a more effective version of the famous to be or not be soliloquy by having it set below in the family mortuary. Having violently rejected Ophelia, Hamlet climbs down the stoned stairs of the medieval castle and into the cellar where all his ancestors’ burial tombs lie, including his father’s. Surrounding himself in tombs and skeletons, he intones the to be or not to be speech in isolation and darkness. Having this particular set design, Zeffirelli enhanced the scene by creating a cold, dark, and suspenseful atmosphere....   [tags: design, soliloquy, lighting, custom]

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Tim Burton Style Analysis Essay

- ... Finally, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a story of a boy from an impoverished family who has come upon the chance to visit Mr. Wonka’s candy factory. In these three films, Burton’s cinematic style can be depicted through his frequent use of front and back lighting and low angles to show the opposing forces between good and evil. Protagonists in literary works are common connotations for goodness and innocence, shown through Burton’s use of front and back lighting. For example, in Burton’s film, Alice in Wonderland, back lighting is used on the White Queen when she is being introduced to Alice, achieving a halo effect....   [tags: producer, angles, good, evil, lighting]

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