Essays Tagged: "Big Ben"

Suspended in Time: Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway the element of time in a modernist novel

background of the novel. Ironically, the events occur in one day. Even so, the fixed time frame and Big Ben's reminder of progressive time are somehow slight. Nevertheless, Woolf professionally and pu ... ished by the presence of certain sensory phenomena in different contexts, for example, the sound of Big Ben; by common perceptions among unrelated observers" (70). Because the narrative reveals the th ...

(8 pages) 197 1 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

I'm a Reel Boy - Essay about the history and evolution of special and visual effects in the motion picture industry. Covers techniques from pyrotechnics to digital composites.

, the color of a Nile sunset, the sorts of vegetation one will find along the upper Amazon and that Big Ben has not yet gone digital," Vincent Canby once stated (Brainy). His statement teases about th ... oday. Large explosions and the like are now used attract moviegoers to watch a film. Audiences want bigger and better chase scenes and always, always more action. Pyrotechnics from Back Draft, the Jam ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Modern development should be given precedence over the preservation of historic buildings so that contemporary needs can be served.

Can you ever imagine London without Big Ben, Paris without Arc de Triomphe, Peking without the Summer Palace? Though these metropolises ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A comparative study of the presentation of characters' mental states in Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf and The Hours by Michael Cunningham.

attempting to interrelate their separate spheres. Similarly Woolf uses the chiming of clocks, like Big Ben to unify and contrast characters, also enhancing our awareness of time passing. Big Ben is u ... s in Clarissa's day throughout Mrs Dalloway, creating a sense of urgency and often of lost hours..."Big Ben strikes. There! Out it boomed. First a warning, musical,then the hour, irrevocable. The lead ...

(10 pages) 132 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Time and place in Virginia Woolf`s novel "Mrs Dalloway"

Literature. Volume 3. St. James Press. Chicago and London, 1991, p.1715) That is feet by ringing of Big Ben breaking into Clarissa`s thoughts, ordering her day, reminding of her party. The reader feel ... s thoughts, ordering her day, reminding of her party. The reader feels that striking and tolling of Big Ben reminds everybody that life goes on. Peter Walsh hears not only by Clarissa, but this boomin ...

(3 pages) 125 4 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

19th Century Architecture

ns 320ft to the sky. The latter contains a clock with four dials, each 23ft long, and a great bell, Big Ben, weighing 13.5 tons. Among the house are the House of Peers; House of Commons; Saint Stephen ...

(2 pages) 66 1 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Lucky Lips

o the pig pen, Marcus refuses and instead says, "Who wants to look at filthy pigs. Let's go and see Big Ben. He fights people. Anyone who can beat him wins one thousand dollars and gets to kiss the Qu ... st immediately, the Queen jumps off her chair and with wide eyes, throws herself at him for a kiss. Big Ben notices this exchange between them, and straightaway assumes that Marcus had been the one to ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers