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Unformatted text preview: o A similar contrast can be drawn between their women: ° Keaton’s women are not silly damsels that need rescuing – he has a satiric eye for them ° Chaplin is more sentimental o Shot and set contrasts: ° Keaton • He uses the outdoors, with more authentic sets • Less interested in character than Chaplin is • He likes long shots • Keaton calls attention to the presence of the camera, and the way that it alters things, thus interrupting reality • He even calls attention to the flat frame of the screen, and how it interferes with perspective o (Think of the beginning of Cops , where he tricks you into thinking that the character is in jail – a highly cinematic joke)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG ENG2101 taught by Professor Daveshaaw during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10