Essays Tagged: "narration"


mer whoexcels in this category of story telling is the Mime. Also called Pantomime, it is the art ofnarration and expression through exaggerated body movement. Some argue that mime really start ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.9 Sep/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts


s for his confession. Salieri claims to have caused the death of Mozart. The rest of the movie is a narration by the court composer, mostly in flashbacks, of how he caused this death. Salieri r ...

(4 pages) 168 2 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Emily Dickenson and the Theme of Death

person, and informs the reader as to the actions and thoughts of the mourners through an omniscient narration. In contrast, most of Dickenson's other death related poems show the reader the perspectiv ...

(2 pages) 122 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

a critical analysis of modern litterature in" Bright Lights, Big City" by Jay McInerney

is workplace. This passage,through the words and phrases employed by McInerney as both dialogue and narration, isstrong support for the concept that like the Coma Baby, the main character wants to avo ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gone Fishin' ("The Fish" by Elizabeth Bishop)

gery and abundant description, which help the reader visualize the action. Bishop's use of imagery, narration, and tone allow the reader to visualize the fish and create a bond with him, a bond in whi ...

(4 pages) 219 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Old. A literary analysis of Hemingway's "A Clean Well Lighted Place"

hort story, A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, Hemingway exposes the attributes of his characters through narration and dialogue. The older waiter's characteristics are exhibited through the waiters' conver ... on of the old man and the older waiter, he reveals the waiter's loneliness and desire for youth.The narration communicates the personality of the older waiter. For example, the narrator depicts the ol ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

"The Black Cat"

me mentally deranged and very untrustworthy, ' . . . my very senses reject their own evidence.' The narration of this story is in the first person, which would lead you to believe the narrator could b ...

(3 pages) 73 0 2.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Film/Video testimony of the Holocaust. includes an excerpt from ""Night" by Ellie Wiesel.

ake credible otherwise incredible events there seems an almost unending need for their retelling. A narration back into the apparent sociological standard which they defy.Film/Video testimony and writ ...

(8 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Daniel Hoffman says of the House of Usher: »It is no house at all, but a profound and intricate metaphor of the self.« Discuss.

A sense of the supernatural and mystic surrounding the house pervades the narration from the very beginning. The house is personalised, as the narrator and Roderick attribute ...

(2 pages) 144 2 3.9 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

hills like white elephants

d, readers can have their own endingand therefore take part in the story. A masterpiece of external narration, there seemsto be no focal point in the characters. One must only here what is said, not w ...

(3 pages) 274 2 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Narrative Structure of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Examine the structure of the novel, particularly the time scheme.focus on three aspects of the narration:>The Third Person Narrator>The Time Scheme>The Use of Repetition>Back to the S ...

(3 pages) 62 1 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.

cter is good or bad, the end will still prove the underlying theme and intent of the author. In the narration of only a few days time, Salinger has laid out the entire philosophy and belief system of ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Great Gatsby - Nick's Attitude

tudeNick's attitude towards Gatsby may seem to be ambiguous because of varying tones he uses in his narration. But when one analyzes the speaker's implied tone through the use of specific and individu ... of Gatsby, both before and after his death. This paper will analyze words that Nick uses during his narration that express his attitude towards Jay Gatsby.At first, Nick states, "I didn't want to hear ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyzing the Love between Phuong and Fowler in "The Quiet American" as it gradually increases as time goes on

movies, one can always find a masterpiece that stands out due to its originality and its perplexing narration. For example, on the Memento official website, many words from the critics, especially the ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Nachrichtenproduktion und -präsentation ganz allgemein auch den Regeln der Dramaturgie und der Narration folgt, wie sie die fiktionalen und unterhaltenden Formen für ihre Beschreibung lä ...

(7 pages) 59 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Things They Carried," by Tim O'Brien

ngs focus to the things the men are carrying, both tangible and intangible, without downplaying the narration. In the descriptive segments of the story, O'Brien is very exact in his descriptions: "As ...

(3 pages) 461 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

This essay Explains how the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is effected by the age of the narrator and the perspective it is told in.

t of view by a girl named Scout. The age of the person narrating a story can drastically affect the narration of events that happen. Scout is a very young girl of only about six years old. She enjoys ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

tory may be told either by one of the characters, or by an external narrator. To define by whom the narration is made is to define the point of view that the author has chosen for his story.In "Alice' ...

(1 pages) 98 1 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sound, camera shots and mise-en-scene; how they convey the narrative to the audience in the opening sequence of "Star Wars-episode iv, A New Hope"

on will be set in space, and that it will base around a struggle between the rebels and the Empire. Narration is a fairly formal method of exposition, linked to the old style fairytale format, prepari ...

(6 pages) 99 0 1.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Outside stares.

ice all the advantages and disadvantages of our curious and rather strange neighbors. The following narration is about them.The first kind of neighbors is "spies," these are neighbors, who always spy ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing