Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Flames and Dangling Wire On a highway over the marshland. Off to one side, the smoke of different fires in a row, like fingers spread and dragged to smudge.
What ARE these visual forms? The following book on Lang's films will try to offer at least a partial answer to this question. Lang's use of geometric forms such as circles, spheres, cylinders, rectangles, polygons and spirals will be highlighted.
So will Lang's exploration of architecture.
Fritz Lang's films will be placed against their background in prose mystery fiction, spy fiction and science fiction. Lang's approaches to manhunts, scientific detective work, and the ability of police investigation to change the picture of reality will be analyzed.
Fritz Lang's liberal, democratic political ideals will be analyzed, and his support for women's rights and women's jobs.
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Teachers’ Notes The poetry of Robert Gray D S. CONTENTS The main themes of Gray’s poetry ly regarded as his finest poem, which is called “Flames and Dangling Wire”. The subject of this poem - a visit to a rubbish dump - is one which might not have been considered by an Australian “Flames and Dangling Wire” is an exceptional. One thing that Robert Gray has mastered is leaving no detail big or small out. Flames and Dangling Wires is a poem that effectively conveys the effects of the human’s materialistic demands on the world. Robert Gray presents a post apocalyptic future of the impact of cities, through the didactic poem “Flames and Dangling Wire”. A subjective view of the environment is conveyed in “William Street”, Kenneth Slessor reveals that beauty lies within.
The Spiders Part I: Like the serial work of Louis Feuilladeit is made up of an irregularly long series of films, each around an hour in length.
Lang only made two of the four films he planned in this series: The Spiders are a mysterious gang, who are up to no good throughout the series. Visually, their costumes are influenced by Feuillade: Plot wise, such gangs remind one of the 's prose fiction of Harry Blythfounder of the Sexton Blake stories.
The Spiders show the same hideouts and meetings as Blyth's conspiracies. Just as in Blyth, they have powerful people on their side: The Spiders leave a calling card behind: It is unclear who was the first to use such a device. Packard's The Adventures of Jimmie Dale has his gentleman thief leave behind small gray seals to sign his crimes; the thief is known as The Gray Seal to the press.
This device clearly spread, as Sampson pointed out, from Packard to other pulp writers.Gray's poems Flames and Dangling Wire and Journey: The North Coast effectively convey the poet's concern with man's relationship with nature through a variety of poetic techniques.
The issues explored continue to be relevant and significant for a contemporary audience showing Gray's skill as a r-bridal.coms: 1. One thing that Robert Gray has mastered is leaving no detail big or small out.
Flames and Dangling Wires is a poem that effectively conveys the effects of the human’s materialistic demands on the world. Humanity prevails towards the ending of this poem, where the persona is confronted by a man 'wiping his eyes'.
The distinct sadness demonstrates the impact of discovery has had on this individual. Furthermore the persona is inspired to look further past the destruction, to the 'dangling wire-'.
'Flames and dangling wire' is a didactic poem in which Robert Gray warns the reader about the consequences of change. In the poem, Gray makes heavy use of allusion, symbolism and imagery, but also uses irony and personification to bring his warning to life.
As conveyed in Robert Gray’s poem, “Flames and Dangling Wire”, the audience is invited to discover both the grim experiences at a rubbish dump and in turn uncover the frightful vision of carelessness and environmental degradation in our world. The Spiders Part II: The Diamond Ship The Spiders Part II: The Diamond Ship () is a much less successful film than Part I.
Its storytelling is flat, and it is full of Chinatown melodrama and racistly stereotyped villains.