Wednesday, December 9, 2015

TKAM reading the final frames

Today we finish our reading of Robert Mulligan's To Kill a Mockingbird (1962).

1) skim over the description of Gothic Literature

2) read the final 25 minutes of the film (start @1:26:15)
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3) chart how Mulligan employs Gothic elements in the final scenes of the film

4) comment on this blog post to ask Mr. Doreian a question!

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    1. contrary to what some have suggested, I did NOT play Boo Radley in this film.

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  2. LOOOLLLLL XD I never noticed the similarity until I read this

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  3. The movie was much different from the book TKAM then it seen but at the same time it cover the main points of the story very well.Therefore, thanks very much for much a great movie and this experience....

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    1. but, Rosa! What thematic topics were minimized?

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  4. did we ever go over lighting terms?

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    1. I joked about low key lighting...
      But, just know the terms from the sheet

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  5. Is there a worksheet we have to turn in tomorrow for the pol proposal?

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  6. what are we supposed to do on the worksheet? Give examples from the movie?

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  7. When Atticus agreed with Sheriff Tate about Mr. Ewell "falling on his knife" was he trying to protect Jem or Mr.Radley (Boo)?

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    1. Because they all looked at Mr. Radley when Sheriff Tate said that.

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    2. Boo! The camera, and the character reactions, show that!

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    3. and given that the film cuts the newspaper editorial about mockingbirds/Tom Robinson, I find Scout's porch epiphany a stretch.

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    1. nope. I enjoy going outside, don't use scissors, and can't carve soap figures of curious neighbor kids

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  9. The section "An ancient prophecy, omens, portents, and visions" is very confusing to me. Is there a more simple way you can explain that?

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    1. foreshadowing

      and actual "this will happen"

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  10. Should we fill out the chart based off of the full film or just the last few scenes?

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  11. last scenes, however, the gothic flows through earlier parts. Empty porch swings...

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  12. Do we have to fill out the back of the Poem Proposal?

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