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  1. Examine the way the two scenes from "The Sixth Sense" are presented in order to maintain the audience's belief that Malcolm Crowe is alive. Evaluate the importance of the two scenes in the film as a whole.

    The inclusive shot of the pair also shows that she should know that he was present in the room. Even though they have not exchanged two words, when Lynn goes over to talk to Cole, the way she handles him seem like Dr Crowe has just given her some ideas for getting Cole to communicate with her; "You know you can tell me things if you need to." Lynn could be confronting Cole about not talking to her, which is reinforced when she then goes on to make up her day, saying that she has won the lottery, quit her jobs, and swum all afternoon.

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  2. English Literature

    Born Frederick August Kittel on April 27, 1945, in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wilson was the fourth of six children, three girls and two boys, and was of mixed race. His father was a German immigrant baker, also named Frederick August Kittel, who seldom spent time with his family and eventually succumbed to alcoholism, and his mother was an African American cleaning woman, Daisy Wilson, from North Carolina. Earlier, Wilson's maternal grandmother walked from North Carolina to Pennsylvania in search of a better life.

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  3. gothic horror

    fusillade of knocks reverberated through the house, ... in the passage against ..." the long sentences create panic, nervousness and anticipation. The reader is willing to know whether everything will work out all right or whether not. The use of different sentence length causes the reader to be breathless. Therefore building tension, suspense in the reader and causing them to panic. In "the monkey's paw" Jacobs uses similes to add tension to the story, "... it twisted in my hand like a snake" this simile brings the paw to life, the reader can visualize this action in their mind and it gives us an intelligence of disgust at the talisman.

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  4. Of Mice and Men - American dream

    People / migrants travelled to California to seek jobs in ranches but there was drought and crops died, this meant that people had to work short term, with poorly paid contracts etc. In the story George and Lennie represent the migrant workers, they have dreams as they are in the so called 'the promise land', California. George and Lennie are the two central characters and heart of the tale. They are two different and surprisingly unique friends. George the ideal migrant who is desperately looking to be employed but is dragged down by Lennie who is mentally dim-witted and is very reliant.

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  5. Silas Marner

    Silas lost his fianc´┐Że, friendship and faith, let alone lost his home and money. Dunstan Cass takes advantage of his brother Godfrey, since he knows of a secret which would shatter his brother's chances of getting their father's inheritance. Godfrey liked Molly but his father wouldn't allow them to marry. Without his consent, they married and then kept it as a secret. No one else except Dustan Cass, Godfrey's brother knew about this matrimony. Godfrey describes the secret marriage as 'an ugly story of low passion, delusion' [Chapter 3 - Page 26].

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  6. Vendetta story

    She suddenly broke out in tears. The weather took a turn for the worse and the wind broke out thrashing fallen petals vigorously around Anna and Roxy. The rain started to fall hard which made the ground soft and muddy. "mum can we go?," Roxy said in a raised and distraught voice. "come on lets get to the car!" Anna said, trying to be heard over the noisy winds. As Roxy gets up from her bed, she hears the sound of birds singing.

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  7. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    This is a quotation form Dr Jekyll telling Utterson that Hyde will never be spoke about or ever seen. Utterson is very troubled by Hyde being in Dr Jekyll's will and is very fearful at that time. This is in context of what he knows about Hyde, as he is Hyde himself and that he why he says, 'He will never more be heard of.' Utterson listened very gloomily at Hyde and to what he was saying; Utterson than said, "You seem pretty sure of him." So Utterson was sure that something was wrong at that point in the novel.

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  8. How does Sumitra grow over the course of the novel?

    She thought of things like: 'why Indians spoke Gujarati and Hindu and why blacks spoke another language.' This shows that Sumitra thinks of things that a person would normally think at an older age rather than a 10 year old. Her thoughts don't go into racism either. Sumitra did not just think like an older person but she also looked like a woman. "...he thought how lovely she was. She was the most beautiful of his daughters...at just 10 years old she was nearly a woman." Bap thinks that she is already looking like a woman and he thinks he will soon have to discuss a future son-in-law.

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  9. Coursework on 'EQUUS' by Peter ShafferScene 33 Choose a section of the play (about 3-4 pages) from the sequence of scenes studied.Make sure you choose a section in which you feel has a strong impact

    Jill is one Alan's passions. She is very comforting, forgiving and loving towards Alan. Equus - Nugget is Alan's other passion a God, a horse and a love. The stage/set of the play, is like a boxing ring, that is capable of rotating three hundred and sixty degrees, as it is mounted upon metal ball bearings. The boxing ring represents Alan's current situation. Everything for him is a fight (like boxing). It's as if he's been put into a boxing ring with Dysart and Dysart has to fight Alan to obtain the truth and his feelings.

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  10. Discuss The Changes In The Character Of Bamforth In The Play 'The Long, The Short and The tall', by Willis Hall

    An example of this is the section in which Bamforth and Evans are talking about Evans' girlfriend. For everything Evans says, Bamforth finds a way to wind him up and aggravate him:- EVANS: "Mine's all right, boy. Don't you worry about that." BAMFORTH: "You mean you hope she is. You're a bloody optimist. She's probably up the mountains right this minute with a great big Yank." This show Bamforth trying to upset Evans and make him think his girlfriend is cheating on him.

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  11. How does Peter Medak gain the viewers sympathy for Derek Bentley in the film, 'Let Him Have it'?

    and how these are shown during the film. I will also focus into specific scenes which are appropriate to the question as they have many examples of Medak trying to gain the viewers sympathy for Derek. Medak uses frequent close-ups or extreme close-ups to make the bare emotion Derek is feeling come across more easily, and therefore is easier to sympathise with. He uses this method in many instances in which sympathy is being blatantly created for a purpose. .

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  12. What are the audiences changing view of all the characters throughout the play “The Long,The Short and The Tall”.

    Whenever Macleish tries to assert his authority, Bamforth immediately takes the opportunity to provoke him; 'Silence in court! Acting unpaid Lance Corporal Macleish is about to pull his rank.' Macleish always overreacts to these insults, giving Bamforth even more cause to continue; he is much like a school bully - he enjoys getting a reaction from people. This may be a reason why he is so cheeky towards Johnstone too. He takes this provocation so far that a fight almost breaks out between him and Macleish; 'You're pretty big with the mouth, Jock; lets see you follow it up.'

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  13. The Long and the Short and the Tall - Examine the Characters of the Men in the Patrol Showing How the Pressure of War affects them.

    From the second page, it becomes obvious that Private Bamforth is the leading role in the play. From the moment he enters the hut he takes centre stage and lies down, making himself comfortable. This shows that he has a casual and nonchalant manner, but he could also be doing it to annoy Corporal Johnstone, who has an obvious grudge against him; as soon as Johnstone sees Bamforth lying down, he, immediately makes a cutting remark; 'You think you're on your holidays?'

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