Tag Archives: Perspective

Analyzing the farce and its reliance on character perspective

“Comedy is unusual people in real situations; farce is real people in unusual situations”  -Chuck Jones Farce is one of the most difficult, challenging forms of writing.  Perhaps more than any other genre, it relies on the writer’s complete understanding of … Continue reading

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The audience’s perspective: North By Northwest and dramatic irony.

“It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.” -Carl Jung Much discussion has been given to the function of the main character’s perspective, what the Dramatica theory of story would consider the influence … Continue reading

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Machiavellianism and The Usual Suspects.

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he did not exist.” -Roger “Verbal” Kint, The Usual Suspects, Screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie Much effort has been made to define empathy and how its ability to emotionally connect … Continue reading

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Did the ending to “No Country For Old Men” leave you cold and confused? Here’s why.

“You can’t help but compare yourself against the old-timers.  Can’t help but wonder how they would’ve operated these times.”                           -Sheriff Ed Tom Bell, No Country for Old Men, … Continue reading

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