Roy's Tears in the Rain speech

Roy's Tears in the Rain speech - I've been getting a lot of...

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I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to close read a film scene. Remember that you have an actual example of this under “Organizing the Literary Essay” under Course documents— near the end of the document, the reading of the scene from Aliens . If you are analyzing the scene of Roy’s “Tears in the Rain” speech, make sure that you spend all your time in every sentence in each body paragraph discussing the nuances of this speech's language and its setting. First, think about the context of this speech. Why is it important that Deckard has just killed Pris and Roy has just wept over her? Or that Roy himself is dying? Then analyze each symbolic detail of the setting (props, weather, building architecture, birds, etc.) and Roy's body language. Don't just tell the reader these details (e.g., "Deckard is awestruck")--- show us . How exactly is Roy sitting? What is his posture? The angle of his head?
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course ENGL 285 taught by Professor Shields during the Spring '07 term at South Carolina.

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