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Compare two Horror Films

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In this context, t make credible comparisons, te characters must also be analyzed. Eeanor has been the central character of the movie; wo is a Poltergeist and has also lost her sick mother recently. Aother character is Theodora who is gifted with the ability to read minds and also to sense spirits, wo is also a lesbian in terms of sexual orientation. Aso, aother one of the characters is Luke Sanderson, wo inherits the house but has no belief in ghosts. Hwever, te most intense character has been Eleanor the movie, wich is played by Julie Harris quite brilliantly.

Te character is quite emotional and due to the unfortunate events that the character of Eleanor has experienced overtime, se has certain psychological as well as social issues. Frthermore, tere is a fine chemistry between Eleanor and Dr Markway throughout the movie which is yet another interesting aspect of the story. Tus, te movie ‘The Haunting’ portrays a fine balance between the characterization and the storyline. I contrast, te movie ‘The Shining’ can also be analyzed in context to storyline and central characters.

Te entire storyline of the movie is based on the character of Jack, wo is a recovering alcoholic and yet a writer as well. Hs son is gifted with psychic abilities where he can tell the past and even sense spirits and ghosts. Te story further is based on the haunted house, Oerlook Hotel, were various unforeseen and paranormal events occur to such an extent that the spirit even aims at murdering the family of Jack. Oher characters are merely supporting cast which includes Wendy Stuart Ulman.

Yt, smilar to The Haunting, te movie revolves around the haunted house where the setting implies the presence of supernatural. Aso, i contrast to the former, tis movie impresses the viewers and adds to the horror by means of imagery and brilliant camera techniques; wich reveal extraordinary aspects about the horrific house. Frthermore, te horror is inflicted via outbursts of violence experienced by Jack. Tus, te storyline isn`t as strong compared to ‘The Haunting’, yt the imagery and scenery and also the characterization of Jack is brilliant to strike a balance in the movie.

Tus, i this context, t further justify the genre of the movie, te setting of the movie also need to be discussed. Snce the genre...

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  • Pages: 7 (1750 words)
  • Document Type: Essay
  • Subject: Literature
  • Level: Masters
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