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The Case of Becky (part 2)

Axis I meant for clinical disorders and developmental disorders. The Axis I include the disorders like Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Specific Phobia. Axis II meant for personality disorders or mental reta... >>

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The Case of Becky (part 1)

INFORMATION OF BECKY Becky is a 23 year old girl and college going student. She belongs to the Caucasian race and she lives in small apartment with hobbies like watching TV and eating food. She always wanted to spend the time alone. She always thinks that she is only alone person. Either she lives w... >>

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First Film (part 9)

Conclusion There are two recurring musical themes in the film. These give the score unity and underline two sides of Kane’s personality. One theme emphasizes Kane’s power. Herrmann describes it as “a simple four-note figure in the brass. ” These notes are first heard at the begin... >>

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First Film (part 8)

At the beginning of the film, after Kane dies, Welles cut from the sombre darkness of Kane’s deathbed scene to the bright image of the flags that begins the “News on the March” newsreel. The loud voice of the announcer and high volume of the music that accompanies it compound the shock effec... >>

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First Film (part 7)

At the same time, the camera places us sufficiently close to the actors in the foreground of the image that we can read their expressions with much greater clarity than would be possible in the theatre. We can look for clues in the frozen but somehow anguished expression of Mrs. Kane for why she i... >>

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First Film (part 6)

Early in the film Charles Kane’s mother (Agnes Moorehead) signs the papers handing over her eight-year-old son (Buddy Swan) to Mr. Thatcher, a Wall Street banker. There is something chilling in Kane’s mother’s willingness to send her young child off into the world in the hands of a stranger,... >>

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First Film (part 5)

The cinematic style of Citizen Kane, especially its use of extreme deep-focus photography in many crucial scenes, was as innovative and groundbreaking as the film’s narrative technique. Working in collaboration with his cinematographer Gregg Toland, Welles shot scenes in which we can see objects... >>

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First Film (part 4)

The final scene in Citizen Kane takes place at Xanadu. Thompson admits to his fellow reporters that he has failed in his mission to find out the identity of Rosebud. A colleague remarks: “If you could have found out what Rosebud meant, I bet that would’ve explained everything. ” Thompson rep... >>

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