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  • Atmosphere of Fear and Tension in Rebecca

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    Atmosphere of Fear and Tension in Rebecca Shy ladies' companion is staying in Monte Carlo with her stuffy employer when she meets the wealthy George Fortescu Maximillian 'Maxim' de Winter. Max is still troubled over the death of his first wife Rebecca, who was killed in a boating accident the year before. She and Max fall in love and get married. They return to Manderley, his large country estate in Cornwall. The second Mrs. De Winter meets the housekeeper Mrs. Danvers and discovers that

  • An Atmosphere of Tension, Fear and Drama in the Outsiders

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    An Atmosphere of Tension, Fear and Drama in the Outsiders Set in the 1960's 'The Outsiders' by Francis Ford Coppola is a story about two rival gangs, the Socials (upper class - rich boys, expensive cars) and the Greasers (lower class - leather jackets, greased hair). This is a tense and dramatic scene set in Manhattan in an urban playground, late at night where the plays protagonists Ponyboy and Johnny (Greasers) are situated after Ponyboy has run away from home. Previously that evening

  • The Atmosphere of Mystery and Fear in The Speckled Band and The Signalman

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    The Atmosphere of Mystery and Fear in The Speckled Band and The Signalman 'The Speckled Band' and 'The Signalman' use language in different ways to make an atmosphere of mystery and fear. These two stories are of a different genre, 'The Speckled Band' is a detective mystery, one of the first of its kind and 'The Signalman' is a supernatural story, yet they are similar as they are both pieces of pre 1914 pros. One of the similarities of both these stories is that the stories are both in

  • An Atmosphere of Fear and Horror in the Opening Chapters of Dracula

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    An Atmosphere of Fear and Horror in the Opening Chapters of Dracula One of the ways in which Stoker creates an atmosphere of fear and horror is through character. A young naïve inexperienced traveller is going to meet a man known as the Count. He is travelling in the "horseshoe of the Carpathians" where every known superstition is gathered in "some sort of imaginative whirlpool". There is an irony in the fact that Jonathan is calm at the beginning of the novel yet he has no idea what is

  • An Atmosphere of Fear and Horror in the Opening Chapter of Dracula by Bram Stoker

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    An Atmosphere of Fear and Horror in the Opening Chapter of Dracula by Bram Stoker The novel of Dracula is written by Bram Stoker It was written in the early 19th century and at this time there was much mystery and suspicion surrounding such places as Transylvania where the book is set. The book's form is that it's written as a journal by the main character, Jonathon Harker. The fact that it's written as a journal makes the whole book seem more believable, and it's as though he's actually

  • How Bram Stoker Uses Gothic Conventions to Create an Atmosphere of Suspense and Fear for the Reader

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    How Bram Stoker Uses Gothic Conventions to Create an Atmosphere of Suspense and Fear for the Reader Dracula is one of the most well-know novels, it was written by Abraham Stoker. At the time Dracula was released in 1897, people regarded it as being a romantic horror, with some elements of fantasy and also it was especially famous for it's gothic conventions. In modern times the term 'gothic' can be regarded as being barbarous, offensive and uncouth. Although many people may not regard it

  • Man and God in Frankenstein and Jurassic Park

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    reader.  Michael Crichton's science fiction novel Jurassic Park  portrays what happens when man plays God: his imperfections cause things to go terribly wrong.  The story's, plot, setting, point of view and characterization all add to an atmosphere of fear and raise readers' consciousness about the consequences of doing so. Jurassic Park is dealing with a very sensitive issue that involves every person on the planet because everybody has genes.  It deals with genetic engineering and the

  • Comparing Two Versions of the Opening Scene to Great Expectations - 1944 David Lean Version and 1981 BBC Version

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    is 1981 BBC. I will also explain in detail about the types of shots and when and where we saw them also I will explain about the music and sounds of each version. The opening to the David Lean version is very deceptive happy light music and the atmosphere is comfortable, it makes it seem like it is going to be a carefree film. Next we see the first page of ‘Great Expectations’ with a voice over of Pip. It then moves onto show a wide angle black and white shot of the marshes and we also see the gallows

  • Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

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    and we can say that this extract is set between sanity and madness to some extents. First of all, we will see that this text relates an ambiguous experience. The atmosphere is gloomy : Mr Lockwood is alone in an isolated farm, everithing is dark around him and there are many teasing noises. So we can say that the atmosphere is quite nightmarish. Mr Lockwood had found Catherine Linton's diary, and he had read it. So he knows the passion between Catherine Linton and Mr Heathcliff, the owner

  • Sherlock Holmes & The Speckled Band / Lamb To The Slaughter

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    written. Each story has its own distinctive style when creating both tension and an atmosphere of suspense. "The Speckled Band" has a sense of urgency about it, yet manages to build up suspense until the climax of the story. "I have reasons to know....which tend to make the matter even more terrible than the truth." This quote, found in the first paragraph, immediately begins creating an atmosphere for the story, and intriguing the reader as to what the narrator (Dr. Watson) is talking

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