Comparing Scenes

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  • Comparing the Opening Scene of Educating Rita to the Opening Scene of Pygmalion

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    Comparing the Opening Scene of Educating Rita to the Opening Scene of Pygmalion These plays revolve around the theme of an upper class, well-educated man transforming a lower class woman into someone like himself. One is Pygmalion; a play set in the time when there was a very distinct class system and members of different classes avoided each other as much as possible. Educating Rita is set much more recently, when the classes mingled much more frequently and when the class

  • Comparing the Opening and Witches Scenes in Macbeth

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    Comparing the Opening and Witches Scenes in Macbeth We watched two different versions of Macbeth. One was the BBC Shakespeare and the other one was a production called Middle English! While both productions told the story of the original play by William Shakespeare they were different in a number of ways. The BBC Shakespeare presents a traditional version of Macbeth. The director starts with a long shot of a bleak, empty landscape. As the camera zooms in it starts

  • Comparing the Shower Scene from Psycho with the Boat Scene from Jaws

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    Comparing the Shower Scene from Psycho with the Boat Scene from Jaws I have chosen the second question 'compare the famous shower scene from Psycho with the boat scene from Jaws. How do the directors build up tension here?' I am going to compare various things such as camera angles/shots, music, lightning, long and short edits, dramatic irony and sound. Jaws is a film about 3 brave men set out to kill a man eating shark who seems to be unconquerable as it has killed

  • Comparing The Opening Scenes of the Two Romeo and Juliet Films

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    Comparing The Opening Scenes of the Two Romeo and Juliet Films In this essay I will be comparing two Romeo and Juliet films done by different directors at different times. The first film I will be comparing was directed by Franco Zeffirelli in 1968, which is considered the older version and the other film I will be comparing was directed by Baz Luhrmann in 1996 and this is considered the more recent version of Romeo and Juliet. For each film I will be comparing

  • Comparing the Opening Scenes of Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth

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    The opening scene of any play is extremely important because it can play a major role in establishing key elements throughout the rest of the performance. The main elements are the characters, themes, language, settings and plot. The audience can form a basic idea of these elements involved to spark their interest in the play. There is a great deal of contrast between the opening scenes of “Macbeth” and “Romeo and Juliet”, both by William Shakespeare. The first scene of “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare

  • Comparing Scenes in the Polanski Video With Macbeth On The Estate Video

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    Comparing Scenes in the Polanski Video With Macbeth On The Estate Video I am comparing two key scenes of two different productions of Macbeth. The first is by Roman Polanski and the second is called "Macbeth On The Estate". Roman Polanski's version is true to the play. It is set in the same time and all the clothes and language are as they would have been back then. "Macbeth On The Estate" is a modern day adoption of the play. It is set in a council estate, and is about

  • Comparing Act One Scene One and Act Two Scene One of Educating Rita

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    Comparing Act One Scene One and Act Two Scene One of Educating Rita In willy Russell's play "educating Rita" the first scenes of each acts are very different from each other. In act two scene one there is almost a complete reverse in characters attitude, status and behaviour from the first scene of act one. This is because in act one, Rita really admires Frank and wishes she could be just like him because of his vast knowledge. However in act two Frank admires the change in Rita but at the

  • Comparing Romeo's Speeches in Act One Scene One and Act One Scene Five

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    Comparing Romeo's Speeches in Act One Scene One and Act One Scene Five What changes in Romeo’s language, feelings and opinion of love can be noted and what conclusions can be reached about the nature of his love for the two women? Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare was written around the 16th century. Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” is a love-tragedy about two people who fall in love from two feuding families. The intended audience was for Elizabethans who

  • Comparing the Opening Scenes of Two Film Versions of Great Expectations

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    Comparing the Opening Scenes of Two Film Versions of Great Expectations Great Expectations is one of the greatest novels in the "book world", which follows the life story of 'Pip'. Great Expectations was one of the best Dickens novels. It is known all over the world. It is translated in other languages so people everywhere can enjoy the work of Dickens. The story is about a boy called Pip. He is an orphan boy left with no one but his evil sister (or that's the way he sees

  • Elizabeth Bowen’s The Heat of the Day - Comparing Scenes in the Movie and Book

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    Elizabeth Bowen’s The Heat of the Day - Comparing Scenes in the Movie and Book     With the Nazi invasion of France in the early 1940s, Europe became a very turbulent and dangerous place. There were many concerns of the people of all the countries of the continent: bombings, invasion and especially espionage. In her novel The Heat of the Day, Elizabeth Bowen describes the unsettling and uneasiness that were apparent in England during the war. Although Bowen gives us an eloquent description

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