The Kane Chronicles

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  • My Favorite Book Analysis

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    Down By The Station: Down by the station was my favorite book when I was little. This is mostly because of the song my mom sang with the pictures. The other part that would be entertaining to a kid is the bright colorful pictures of the baby animals going down, one by one down by the station Inch By Inch: Like Down by the Station, it had a song that went with it, that I can still remember to this day. For a while this was my bedtime story every single night because I loved it so much. The Purple

  • Diversity And Proper Representation : I Am Ann Zhao And The Olympians Series

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    The other main characters of The Kane Chronicles are also people of color, so bravo to Riordan! While writing Kane Chronicles, Riordan also juggled The Heroes of Olympus, a sequel series to Percy Jackson. New characters, most of which are people of color, are introduced, again earning Riordan points on the racial diversity scale. I would actually argue Heroes of Olympus is a lot more diverse than The Kane Chronicles, with characters from a whole lot more racial and ethnic

  • 100 R. Points

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    A big influence in my writing is Rick Riordan, the author of the Percy Jackson books and the Kane Chronicles. I read his books in elementary school and fell in love with his writing- his descriptions were enough to give you an idea of what the character looked like, but enough room for the reader to breathe their own image of the character. Every time

  • Film Paper

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    scenes that showed this truth, the obsession that Mr. Kane had with buying statues and just having them in the house. The whole idea of trying to find out what Rosebud meant to him or what it was. The newspaper writer Thompson interviewed everyone that was important in Mr. Kane’s life but still didn’t get the understanding behind Rosebud and when it was revealed at the end it didn’t make any senses as to what it was. The whole idea of Mr. Kane having a life that he was portrayed as being in control

  • Essay on Citizen Kane Scene Analysis

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    Citizen Kane Scene Analysis The scene we’re analyzing starts off with a shot of the New York Daily Inquirer. It’s a close shot, taking up the entire screen. I feel this close up is to show the viewer that the newspaper company is going to be the primary focal point for Kane, and his two partners at this point in the film. After the close up, the camera pans down to show Kane and Leland sitting in a car looking up at the building. Kane says “Take a good look at it Jedidiah, it’s going to look a

  • Citizen Kane Research Paper.When Discussing The Greatest

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    Citizen Kane Research Paper When discussing the greatest films of all time, Citizen Kane, directed by Orson Welles, usually comes up. It’s influence in American cinema can still be felt today, but at the time the film was not released without controversy. The main character in the movie, Charles Foster Kane, is undeniably based of the real life figure of William Randolph Hearst, a famous American newspaper publisher. Hearst was very aware of this fact and tried to hinder the success of Welles’

  • Citizen Kane : Character Analysis : Citizen Kane

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    Analysis: Kane Citizen Kane one of the consistently top ranked films of all time, A film that would change the course and style of film from that point on Its ability to direct the audience’s attention with its many remarkable and breath-taking scenes. It employed many new cinematic and innovative techniques that apply to lighting, sound mixing and editing that been emulated ever since. The character that we see take the greatest advantages of these new techniques is Charles Foster Kane, utilizing

  • Citizen Kane As A Dramatic Tragedy

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    The 1941 film, Citizen Kane, is a dramatic tragedy that chronicles the life of Charles Foster Kane from boyhood to newspaper magnate. Along the way, characters try to figure out what life really means and question if the “American Dream” is really all it is cracked up to be. Directed by Orson Welles with cinematography by Gregg Toland, the film won the New York Film Critics Award as best picture, and received nine Academy Award nominations, but won only one for best Screenplay for Welles and Herman

  • Citizen Kane-Mise-En-Scene

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    the story of Charles Foster Kane to its fullest. Character positions, camera angles and music, and framing used to tell the story in Citizen Kane. It’s use of mise-en-scene made it not only ahead of its time, but it made it a masterpiece. Citizen Kane uses mise-en-scene is multiple scenes to help tell the narrative. A perfect example is when the parents

  • The Percy Jackson Series

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    Rick Riordan, a bestselling American author of the Percy Jackson series, the Kane Chronicles series, the Heroes of Olympus series, the Magnus Chase trilogy and the Trials of Apollo series, was born on June 5, 1964. Riordan grew up in Texas, where he attended Alamo Heights High School, and for his tertiary education, he double majored in English and history (more specifically, mythology of ancient civilisations), which was the first step towards writing his genre of books. This helped steer him towards