Essay on Atmosphere

Different types of atmosphere

Atmosphere is a remarkable tool used my all the authors in order to impress, to make their words interesting for reading. The atmosphere colors the text, no matter what kind of text that is, and thus It is Interesting for discussion and analysis. It Is devoted too perfect understanding of this notion, thus to distinguish […]

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Does life exist on other planets

Before we start to investigate the possibility of life beyond earth, we must first define life. The oxford English dictionary defines life as- “the condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth and functional activity”. So, life can be seen as a body of mass that has senses, can […]

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How Are Tension. Suspense and Atmosphere Created in the Film Extracts from ‘Jaws’ and ‘Alien’

The first extract is ‘Jaws’. It was adapted from a novel by Peter Benchley; it was directed by Steven Spielberg and scored by John Williams. It was released in 1975. The second extract is ‘Alien’. The screen play for ‘Alien’ was written by Don O’Bannon; it was directed by Ridley Scott and scored by Jerry […]

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Unforgiven Analysis – Closing Sequence

Through out Unforgiven, visual, sound and setting elements are used to create meaning. This is especially true in the final sequence in which visual elements illustrate the meaning and state of beings of characters and the situation. The closing sequence involves William Munney living up to the perceptions made of him through out the film […]

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How does the characteristic imagery of Macbeth contribute to the creation of atmosphere

Macbeth is a famous Shakespearean tragedy written around 1606. It is based on a true story but is generally interpreted as a moral tragedy rather than a history. It traces Macbeth’s fall from ‘prosperity to adversity’1 after his encounter with the witches. Macbeth was extremely ambitious and this characteristic is what made him Thane of […]

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Compare Atmosphere Is Created In The Signalman

These two stories are both pre-1914 tales, which have all been set in the Victorian age. In these stories we see the coming of the railways in the Dickens story, and we start to see the scientific theory overtake mystery and how Victorian people start to think-rational thought had come about. The red room creates […]

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How does Dickens create an unnerving atmosphere pf suspense and tension in The Signalman

Charles Dickens was an author famous for his full-length stories, although he wrote a few short-length ones too. One of those was the “The Signalman” written in the mid 19th century. The genre of this story is horror, and creates an atmosphere which is spooky and eerie. The Setting. “The Signalman” is a story written […]

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The use of atmosphere in the Signalman

The first line of the “SignalMan” is, ” ‘Halloa! Below there!’ “. The signalman looks away confused. As this is what the ghost had said the signalman is cautious about the source of it. This is the visitor. This already adds a tense atmosphere, as the signalman is afraid and cautious of the new visitor.You […]

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How does Shakespeare create a tense atmosphere in act 1 scene1 of Hamlet

By starting the play off with a question, Shakespeare makes the audience feel nervous and uncertain about what is going to happen. By using the question who’s there? Makes the audience think, why can’t he see him? Maybe it is because it’s dark or foggy. Darkness and fog is a convention of horror films, writers […]

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Film Music – Different Types of Atmosphere

I have chosen five different types of atmosphere that are found in film music, each one created a different effect and helps the film created the effect that is needed in the film. My chosen atmospheres are: Scary/Tense, Sad/Unhappy, Happy/Jolly, Mystical/Magical and Excited/Action.Scary/TenseScary and tense music is a common type of music in a lot […]

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Setting and Atmosphere in Araby

A relatively dark, isolated mini paradise best describes the setting of James Joyce???s short story Araby. North Richmond, Dublin, Ireland, (where Joyce grew up) is the setting of the story. The setting is dark and isolated, being a ???blind??? street, or street with a dead end. And yet the inhabitants of North Richmond Street, especially […]

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Night and Day

January 31, 2012? Casey Key Beach Day and Night The beach is filled with sun kissed tans, buckets and shovels under the warmth of the sunlight, while the moonlight brings out the belly dancers, hula hoops and drums. The sound of crashing waves, the smell of the sea air, and fine sand felt between your […]

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Energy dynamics between the sun, atmosphere and the earth

The Sun is the ultimate source of energy to life on the Earth, and the earth’s atmosphere attenuates this dynamics as a pathway. The atmosphere is a major component of the Earth aside Lithosphere and hydrosphere. The atmosphere contains atmospheric gases inevitable for life on Earth, and acts as a pathway by which solar energy […]

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Explain the Importance of Setting and Atmosphere in the Reluctant Fundamentalist

‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ is essentially a novel about one man’s tragic relationship with a country. The main character Changez is a Pakistani student who builds a very strong relationship with America. But as Changez says ‘…it is not always possible to restore one’s boundaries after they have been blurred and made permeable by a relationship…’ […]

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The World in 2100

In the year 2100, the planet Earth will be completely uninhabited. No life forms can ever exist in our planet as the atmosphere is no longer conducive to humans, animals, plants, and other species. Nature will take its course and find a way of rehabilitating Earth. This will be the bleak scenario if humans continue […]

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