Creation Of Tension

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  • The Creation of Tension in An Inspector Calls

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    The Creation of Tension in An Inspector Calls An Inspector Calls was written in the 1940's by J.B.Priestly and was first produced in London on 1st October 1946 at the New Theatre.The play is set in the year 1912.The play is about Eva Smith a young woman of twenty four years who has died in a infirmary. She had been taken there because she'd swallowed a lot of strong disinfectant. She committed suicide. Inspector Goole arrives for some information at the Birling household in the middle of

  • The Creation of Tension in Shakespeare's Macbeth

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    The Creation of Tension in Shakespeare's Macbeth There are many ways that Shakespeare creates an atmosphere of tension and fear in act 2, scene 2. I think he creates this tension to keep the audience engrossed in the play. The crime itself creates a lot of tension because in Jacobean times killing the monarch (known as Regicide) was the highest crime you could commit because it was believed that the monarch was appointed by God. And if you committed a crime against the king you were committing

  • Alfred Hitchcock's Creation of Tension and Suspense in Psycho

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    Alfred Hitchcock's Creation of Tension and Suspense in Psycho 'Nasty, skilful and clever'. This is how one critic described Psycho at the time of its release. He/She recognised the film's obvious power over the audience, and its ability to manipulate emotions and responses. 'Psycho' is an excellent example of how tension and suspense can be created, and how they can improve a film tremendously. Hitchcock uses all the classics horror codes (old houses, weather, dark, etc.) together with several

  • The Creation of Tension and Suspense in Othello by William Shakespeare

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    The Creation of Tension and Suspense in Othello by William Shakespeare “Killing myself, to die upon a kiss”. These are Othello’s last words, as he commits suicide and dies next to his wife. After ironically killing her himself at the end of Act 5. Othello was written in 1608 a time when the Ottoman Empire was at war with the Venetians. Othello is a tragedy because of the deception and betrayal of Iago which causes many people to die. The play explores many different themes each trying to

  • Analysis of Steven Spielberg's Creation of Tension and Suspense in Jaws

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    Analysis of Steven Spielberg's Creation of Tension and Suspense in Jaws The essay is about analysing the ways the director builds suspense and scares the audience I shall explain the effects of the following: Sound and music, camera shots, red herrings and tension in the plot. I will also include a conclusion and will give my vies on the scariest moment of the film and provide my reasons for this The film is called Jaws. We get some idea of what the movie is about by this title. Steven

  • J B Priestley's Creation of Tension in An Inspector Calls

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    J B Priestley's Creation of Tension in An Inspector Calls In this essay I will be explaining how J B Priestley creates tension for the audience of an inspector calls as each character gradually reveal their involvement with Eva Smith/Daisy Renton. The characters are forced to confess by the way that the inspector appears to know everything already for example when the inspector says "I think you remember Eva smith now don't you, Mr Birling" (act 1) he seems to have superior knowledge to the

  • Arthur Miller's Creation of Tension and Conflict at the End of Each Act in A View from a Bridge

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    Arthur Miller's Creation of Tension and Conflict at the End of Each Act in A View from a Bridge Arthur Miller creates a lot of tension towards the end of act 1 in a variety of different ways. Firstly and most obviously, he uses the dialogue of the characters to add tension to the play. For example when Rodolfo says 'Lemons are green', a very simple and seemingly meaningless comment, which would generally not provoke an outburst by anyone, however Eddie takes to this as Rodolfo is mocking

  • The Russian Monarchy's Success in Removing Primary Causes of Internal Tension and Creation of a Wider Base of Support

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    The Russian Monarchy's Success in Removing Primary Causes of Internal Tension and Creation of a Wider Base of Support After the 1905 revolution, Tsar Nicholas was able to maintain his autocratic rule through a variety of schemes for reform and repression. However, in his attempts to remove the primary causes of the internal tension in Russia, and create a wider base of support, he was largely unsuccessful. The underlying problems were the backwardness of agriculture and industry, the unwavering

  • Comparing the Creation Scene in James Whale's 1931 Frankenstein and Kenneth Brannagh's 1994 Version

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    Comparing the Creation Scene in James Whale's 1931 Frankenstein and Kenneth Brannagh's 1994 Version There are many similarities and differences between James Whale’s 1931 and Kenneth Brannagh’s 1994 Frankenstein. They differ in the way that lighting, sound effects and camera shots are used to create tension and suspense for the audience. Some similarities that occur are the religious references which are present throughout the scenes. The purposes of the scenes are also the same, to create

  • Effects Of The Nuclear Arms Race

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    massively increased US-Soviet tensions can be agreed with up until the point of 1962 at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, nevertheless the actual threat of nuclear war led to there being a decrease in tensions. Other factors led to increased tensions between 1949 and 1963 like the personalities of the leaders and their policies and the Cuban Missile Crisis itself. Therefore, at the time of the nuclear arms race and its events there were massively increased tensions, but other factors such as personalities

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