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Text/Film of Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Shweta Patro Mrs. Morelli Due: 11.23.09 An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge deals with the distinction between fantasies and realities, and how this distinction changes in certain situations. The distinction between the real and unreal is also different depending on the form that the story is related in, film or text. But in order to evoke the real and unreal, adequate sensory detail must be used. The film and the text differ in terms of the richness of description and suggestion as well. Though the movie did not fully convey the main point of the story, it did cultivate extraordinary sensory perceptions that greatly surpassed the original text. If a picture is worth a thousand words, the facial expressions of Peyton Farquhar as portrayed in the film were worth a million. They conveyed, in exquisite detail, the feelings of delirium, fear, anxiety, and fantasy that the main character experienced vicariously, as though the viewer was experiencing them as well. These facial expressions had an important role in terms of
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Sei during the Spring '11 term at American Academy of Art.

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