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Compare two different openings to ‘of mice and men’ by John Steinbeck. Explore the techniques and devices that are used.

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Compare two different openings to 'of mice and men' by John Steinbeck. Explore the techniques and devices that are used. We are analysing the openings of ' of mice and men'. We have to concentrate on the two different openings of the film. Gary Sinise produced one in 1992 and john Steinbeck produced the other. There was a film version and a T.V version and a text to it. ...read more.


He has to show the setting and what kind of film it is by using sound effects like music or sounds of animals in the background. On the other hand the text has to be written in great detail for the reader to imagine what it would be like and what is going on. ...read more.


Where as in the film as soon as its starts, there is a women screaming and running in a long shot and the two main characters George and Lennie running very fast, like as if the were hiding or running away from someone. I can tell this also by the music, which I can hear in the background. The opening gives the audience a lot of information in a short space of time. Information like the characters the setting and the style of the film. The opening of the ...read more.

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