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Into Film Language

19th Century Novels on Film8: Themes1

What is the novel really about?

Themes19th century novelsThemes

Useful vocabularyStill

Imagery

Theme

Symbolism

Iconography

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Think of a film you have seen recently.

Write a five-word sentence:

This film is about _______________.

Now add an 'and how bit. Use up to 12 words.

This film is about _______________ and how ________________________________.Now try this with A Christmas Carol.

A Christmas Carol is about ____________ and how _______________________________.Title of task19th century novelsThemesThe word you choose must sum up what the film is really about!

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19th century novelsThemesThis still is provided under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 for the purpose of criticism and review only.How is the theme of the film revealed in this still? Look at the following stills on the next two slides and discuss what they reveal about the themes in the text?5

19th century novelsEmotionsThese stills are provided under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 for the purpose of criticism and review only.Consider:Imagery IconographySymbolism

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19th century novelsEmotionsThese stills are provided under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 for the purpose of criticism and review only.Consider:Imagery IconographySymbolism

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A Christmas Carol, 1999/Turner Network Television/Sparrowhawk Distribution/David Hugh Jones

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