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Chapter 4 / Exercise 38
Mathematical Excursions
Aufmann
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7. In the peephole scene, we see Norman replace the painting on the wall and walk out of the parlor to the house. Precisely as he begins to move forward, the strings play the obsessive rhythm pizzicato (that is, plucking the strings). What is the effect of playing this rhythm pizzicato? A) Communicates that his struggle to reach a decision continues B) Serves to signal that Norman recognizes his action was wrong and resolves not to repeat it C) Reinforces that Norman is satisfied with having seen Marion undress D) Reinforces the decisive nature of his impending action D
8. Which of the following is NOT true of the music used in the shower scene in Psycho?
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Chapter 4 / Exercise 38
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9. After Marion collapses to the bathroom floor, the camera leisurely pans over to a view of the newspaper with the money inside it. What is the intended purpose of this shot?
10. So masterfully filmed is the shower scene that we can scarcely imagine it differently. Yet, if Hitchcock had had his way, there would have been something strikingly different about it. What was it?
A Lesson 9 Quiz 1. In the opening of the film Goldfinger, when Jill Masterson and James Bond kiss, the romantic music cues in, and then almost immediately turns jazzy and sultry, as the dissolve between shots overlays their kiss with a sumptuous buffet. What theme do we hear, and what does it mean? A) The Goldfinger theme, suggesting that Bond and Goldfinger are inverted images of one another B) The Bond theme, suggesting that another Bond romantic conquest is underway C) The Odd Job theme, suggesting that neither Jill nor Bond realizes that Odd Job is coming to exact Goldfinger's revenge
A