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  • Dramatic Techniques Used in The Long and the Short and the Tall

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    Dramatic Techniques Used in The Long and the Short and the Tall During this play there are dramatic techniques used by Willis Hall to present the moral dilemma faced by the British soldiers during the drama. Willis Hall prompts us to think about the rights and wrongs of war and the death of the Japanese prisoner. He does this in more ways than one but I'm going to focus on one point exactly: the point in which he constructs a scenario in which the Japanese prisoner has British cigarettes

  • Dramatic Techniques in Loarca´s Blood Wedding

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    When Lorca wrote Blood Wedding he carefully thought about the dramatic techniques. Lorca uses off stage music, stage directions, verse, symbolism, scenes and acts and imagery to entertain the audience and to make his play feel poetry. Lorca used music as a way of discouraging his audience from the expectations of realism. Lorca said, “The use of music allows me to make the scene less realistic, and do away with the audience’s impression that what is going on is ‘really happening,’ permitting me to

  • Willy Russell's Use of Dramatic Techniques

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    or opera, and that’s the reason why she enrolled on the course in the first place. She explains that she didn’t believe the University would accept her and the audience can see that she’s scared of what it might mean. Willy Russell’s uses dramatic techniques such as speech directions in order to help the actor impersonate the character and send the right message across so the audience would react the way he planned. Russell uses speech directions to shows Rita’s personality, according to the speech

  • A Dramatic Crime Technique: The Story Of Savoie

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    SAVOIE is a dramatic crime thriller. The goal is clear: find the killers and the stakes are high. The idea of a detective investigating two murders isn’t new to the industry, but detective and mystery stories are timeless. They have a faithful fan base, as everyone loves a good murder mystery. The story is driven by themes about second chances, redemption, and justice. However, to be successful with a tried and true concept, they should offer the audience something new or refreshing to excite the

  • Dramatic Techniques in Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell

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    Dramatic Techniques in Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell How do the dramatic techniques use in the play help the audience to understand the importance of Shirley’s transformation? You should refer to the significance of the play’s social and historical (settings, attitudes to women SHIRLEY VALENTINE Task: How do the dramatic techniques use in the play help the audience to understand the importance of Shirley’s transformation? You should refer to the significance of the play’s social

  • Analysis of the Last Scene of Film Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh

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    this final scene. This final scene of the film contrasts with the dramatic scene of the death of Elizabeth where the fire and the fast and heavily scored music increases the drama. The darkness of the building placed with the orangey-yellow glare of the fire as Elizabeth runs through the Frankenstein mansion towards the camera creates a commotion and increases the excitement. The scene suddenly changes from this dramatic scene to a lacklustre landscape of the Arctic; the light change alters

  • Inherit the Wind - Character Development of Matthew and Sarah Brady

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    Sarah Brady emerge as not only a political power couple, but as two very emotionally connected people. The director, Stanley Kramer, uses lighting, sound, and costuming in the character development of Matthew and Sarah Brady. These staging techniques accentuate the intense dialogue between Sarah and Rachel Brown, the preacher's daughter, and between Sarah and Matthew. In this scene, Rachel pays a visit to the Brady's hotel room to confront Matthew about his decision to put her on the witness

  • Act 5 sc 3 and Act 3 sc 3 in Shakespeare's Coriolanus

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    .. ... middle of paper ... ...to this insult immediately which allows Martius to see what he has become. The irony in the scene ultimately makes Coriolanus tragedy apparent. This is due to Coriolanus gradually giving in to the persuasive techniques of his mother. He had previously said that he would not be turned from his target; this gives Aufidius his reason to murder Coriolanus completing his tragedy fully. There is a long pause and Coriolanus is defeated. He holds his mothers hand and

  • Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

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    Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres uses three principal techniques to portray the effects of war so powerfully in his book. These techniques are the powerful narrative, strong pictorial language, and black humour. Above all, the message is conveyed in the narrative, especially when Louis De Bernieres graphically describes the war’s impact on the soldiers who are fighting for their country. At first, the soldiers are united in their fight against the enemy

  • Use of Dramatic Techniques in Cartwright's Road and Kane's Blasted

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    Use of Dramatic Techniques in Cartwright's Road and Kane's Blasted In this essay I shall concentrate on the plays 'Road' by Jim Cartwright and 'Blasted' by Sarah Kane with specific reference to use of language and structure of dialogue as examples of dramatic techniques. My explanation of dramatic techniques is perhaps akin to Brecht's opinion regarding this theme: '...The strong centralisation of the story, a momentum that draws the separate parts into a common relationship

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