When Sound Makes the Story

12 01 2018

1. What does sound bring to the story here? Use these two TABLES for your answers.  Read some DEFINITIONS

2. How is sound used to build suspense in this classic scene? More definitions HERE

3. What role does the soundtrack play in this clip? Read the original book scene HERE

4. What role does the music play in Jaws? How did Spielberg first react to John Williams’s theme? 

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

7 01 2018

1. What do you learn about the real Sleepy Hollow? How did it become popular?

2. Analyse this clip. What gives the scene a Gothic feeling?

3. Contrast the attitudes of, respectively, Constable Crane and the village elders. What elements make this a parody?

4. Can you tell the story of the Headless Horseman?

5. What is the legacy of Washington Irving’s classic tale?