Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies - Overall structure is drama, not...

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Grave of the Fireflies vs. Totoro Children’s daily life Realistic background with cartoony characters Natural environment Fireflies Warm, delight, wonderment in natural world Naval review – actually in the military, military strength, patriotism -> realization of father missing. Looks for physical comfort – gesture Fireflies become symbol of dead mother (building grave) Light as metaphor – 2 different worlds/ time periods 2 pts of light Red Normal light
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Unformatted text preview: Overall structure is drama, not melodrama How story is told usually enhance/ create emotion Melodrama 1. Start/ end in innocence 2. Victim heroes 3. Borrowing from realism -> through stylization a more complex emo. State 4. Nick of time, too late 5. Good and evil binary depiction reconcile/resolve the irreconcilable Kuleshor effect Akira Conflicts: scale, direction, volume, mass, light, depth 1. Use of light 2. Editing 3. Uncanny valley...
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2009 for the course CAT CAT 3 taught by Professor Knight during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.

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