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Teenage drama essay

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Teenage Drama Essay The teenage drama I have chosen to analysis is "One Tree Hill". The drama is based on one main character who feels out of place at school. The opening to the drama highlights how out of place the character feels through the angle, position and type of shots from the camera. However the camera also shows the main characters links with other people and their feelings towards him. The editing also supports the camera by helping it link characters together and their relationships with each other. At the beginning of the opening sequence we see the main character "Lucas" dribbling a basketball on his own on an empty bridge. These first few frames tell the audience that he feels lonely, insecure and is trying to get this out of his mind by playing basketball. ...read more.

Middle

After this the next new image is of a basketball game where the character conflicting with "Lucas" is shown. The young woman has been shown in the game supporting his team strengthening the fact that the part of the conflict could be because of her. In the next two images we learn that the relationship between the conflicting character and the young woman as we see them kissing. After this a new character is introduced by showing her closing up a shop, this leads us to believe that she works there as she looks to young to be the owner. The image after this if of a man who looks wealthy as he drives a nice looking car and wears a suit. ...read more.

Conclusion

He could be related to "Lucas" as one frame shows him speaking to his mum and making her laugh. The last character to be introduced is a middle aged woman, who we assume is " Lucas' " mother as she hugs him waiting by a doorstep; she could have been worrying or waiting for him to come home. The next image changes back to the bridge a "Lucas" dribbling a basketball again showing how out of place he feels. As each character is introduced gold writing appears next to their face, identifying them so the audience know who they are. Furthermore, all of the characters are introduced in the order of importance we know this by the number of times they are shown in the o/s. As well as this, after each character is introduced to the audience another shot is shown of them; this helps the audience to work out the relationships between the characters. ...read more.

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