Unformatted text preview: then text. Similarly, I felt that the actors brought an emotional element to their physical acting. The extreme, over-the-top gestures assisted in telling the story almost as effectively as the orchestra. The recognition of human elements in the gestures helped me as a viewer to identify with the characters. Had those gestures been absent, or been replaced with more normal gestures, I think the film would have been much less entertaining. The absurdity of the gestures was necessary to counter-balance the absence of dialogue. Without sympathetic conversation between lovers or inflaming arguments between father and son, I felt a bit lost as a viewer. The gestures communicated a large portion of emotion, which was very useful....
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course ENGL 4640 taught by Professor Eaket during the Spring '12 term at UGA.
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