"You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of"Change can be defined as the metamorphosis of natural things or the process society goes through as it develops. In today's society, many people face change where it was either forced, natural or inevitable. Change isn't necessarily positive and can affect some people negatively. It truly is the catalyst for a huge spectrum of emotions from euphoria to lonely wretchedness. From this, there is a possibility of consequences when facing change and you have no degree of control to change the circumstances, seasons or the wind but you do have the potential to change yourself and that is something you have charge of.
Majority of composers would prefer to create a text based on change. Proof to this theory, is that it allows the composer to transform their experience and thoughts of change into text by using a number of techniques.
Famous texts based on change include the prescribed text "Save the Last Dance", "Sky High" and "The Door". The most common change being depicted in these texts is perspective. These texts convey the message that individuals have no degree of control to change the circumstances but they have the capability to change themselves. The composer has used a variety of techniques to allow the audience to comprehend the consequences of change.
The prescribed text, "Save the Last Dance" portrays the changing minds of Sara Johnson, as she moves from living at an open space country to a predominately black ghetto society after her mother passed away. There are scenes such as Sara crying to Derek which brought out the cinematic technique of the camera shots. The camera has zoomed to Sara's face to reveal...