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    War Horse Evaluation On the 11th of March 2013 I went to see War Horse at the New London Theatre. War Horse is a novel adapted by Nick Stafford and written by Michael Morpurgo. The performance I saw was directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, it also involved the incredible Handspring Puppet Company who created all the animals. War Horse is set in Devon in 1914 and is about how a farmer, Ted Narracott who is played by Jamie Kenna buys a thoroughbred horse rather than a plough animal, but when

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    An evaluation of the play ‘War Horse’, showing your understanding of the medium and elements used and your response. On Monday the 21st of September I went to see the play ‘War Horse’ at the New London Theatre. The play was directed by Marianne Elliot and Tom Morris and is written about the novel ‘War Horse’ by Michael Morpurgo. The play is about a horse, Joey. He is sold to the English cavalry and is shipped off to France were we serves in WW1. His owner, Albert desperate not to lose Joey, enlists

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    War Horse “War Horse” is a British-American war drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay written by Lee Hall and Richard Curtis, adopted from English author Michael Morpurgo's 1982 novel of the same name. This is a historical fictional movie, which was created to create a fictional story based around the non-fictional event of World War I. The movie is about a boy named Albert his horse Joe and his parents, there landlord and his son. Albert’s father bought Joe from

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    War Horse Analysis

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    War Horse is a story of a horse who living in England at the time of the beginning of WWI. He was separated from his mother at an auction where he was sold to a drunk to work as a farm horse. His owner’s son, Albert, automatically fell in love with the horse the second he laid eyes on him, and the boy taught the horse to plow the fields and ride. His father eventually needed money so badly that he sold the horse to the military, as a war was brewing and they needed horses for the cavalry. Albert

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    War Horse Review

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    World War I World war I was the first war that France and Germany hated each other. This was the war that tanks were on the peak of changing wars forever. This war was a war that both sides captured each other's trenches again and again. The trenches were a death pit because when you got to the trenches you either got shot, wounded by traps(yes traps like bear traps) or sprayed by gas that blinded you. In the movie, The war horse, when the owner of the horse got to a trench he saw a dead guy that

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    specifically horses, were being used during the Civil War. In Tucker’s diary there is a page where it appears he is taking inventory of the horses with him. I noticed that one of the tallies is crossed out, and this made me wonder what sort of ailments or battle wounds horses faced. Also, the sheer amount of horses that are accounted for must have been expensive to buy, and I wondered the cost of horses during this time period. Lastly, I couldn’t help but contemplate what role horses played in winning

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    War Horse: Hope in World War I War Horse is an emotional, yet uplifting film that portrays the relationship between a young man and a powerful horse during World War I. In Devon, England, a farm owner named Ted Narracott purchased a horse at an auction to plow a field in his farm. Unknowingly, he bought the horse at an unreasonable price. Because he and his family had to work on the farm to suffice a profit, Ted asked his son Albert Narracott to train the horse to plow. After Albert and the horse

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    Work horse of the Vietnam War When thinking about the Vietnam War, one of the first things that comes to mind, for me is seeing clips of helicopters in Vietnam. The helicopter was made in to a pop culture element when thinking about the war. Like in the movie “We Were Soldiers” the glorified usage of helicopters in the battle of La Drang. Many news broadcasters from the time use images and videos of the war. The helicopter played a huge role in the Vietnam war, one that affected how we view war today

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    War Horse Play Essay

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    War Horse Essay On the 1st of October I went to see the play ‘War Horse’ at the New London Theatre with my drama class. The play was written by Michael Mopurgo. I really enjoyed it. It was the first theatre show that I watched. The play is set in Devon, the year is 1914, a horse named Joey which is sold at an English cavalry and bought by a local farmer named Ted Narracott. He brings the horse home to his wife, Rose and his son, Albert. Albert is entrusted with training the horse who he names Joey

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    the dead. The reality is, significant events are supposed to make you feel something, whether it’s mourning it, or rejoicing it. Throughout life, there are many opposing forces; happiness and sadness, fear and courage, weakness and strength. In War Horse and The Book Thief, the most common, and one of the hardest to deal with, is beauty and ugliness. The Book Thief repeatedly shows that humans, no matter how full hearted we are, always have a flaw in it. Something that always brings out the worst

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    The Trojan War has taken many great heroes during the ten years of battle, including Hector and Achilles, only to name a few. The Greeks decided to formulate a plan to finally end the fighting. They discovered that the only way to conquer Troy was from within, using the element of surprise. Thanks to Odysseus’ witty mind, the idea for the Trojan Horse was born. He had a skillful worker create a huge, hollow wooden horse, which could hold a number of men. Finally, the night to carry out the plan came

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    War Horse’s camera movement shows its largest change during the beginning of the war. The focus shifts from the peaceful grounds of Devon to the front line and battlefields of the raging war, the cameras function is now to capture the action in a dramatic and intense way. The brutality of the war is shown through camera movement which is contrasting to Pulp Fiction. The war scenes, an example being the “No man’s land” scene, are often filmed via a tracking or dolly shot which varies in ‘both momentum

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    storytelling device across all film genres, for example in the film War Horse. Unlike Pulp Fiction there is a larger variety of camera shots used, to express visually the different scenes and emotions present. War Horse is ‘an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s’ (Madigan 2012, 48) children’s novel, and gives its viewers a breath-taking tale of a friendship between a horse (Joey) and a young man (Albert) amongst the devastation of World War 1. The films use of cinematography creates an effective and realistic

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    The novel “War Horse” by Michael Morpurgo published in Great Britain in 1982, and the short stories “A Raid Night” by Henry Major Tomlinson (1922), “The French Poodle” by Wyndham Lewis (1916) and “Introduction to the Trenches” by Richard Aldington (1929) have views of traditional warrior values in a mechanized war. The authors use characters that possess at least one traditional warrior value; the authors show us how these traditional values interact with the war. The authors of the novels and short

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    Galloping through WWI: War Horse Review Steven Spielberg’s War Horse is a breathtaking visual masterpiece full of driving storytelling, gorgeous cinematography and fine acting. Set during World War I against a panoramic canvas of agrarian Europe and England the story follows an extraordinary horse named Joey. He is a thoroughbred unfit for farm labour however, he is bought on a whim by an impoverished tenant farmer much to the dismay of his pragmatic wife. Through one of Spielberg’s many

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    Doolittle to take part in the fiery horse called war. Doolittle knew, he would of course become involved in the aviation industry, and he was later known as the first man not only to fly across the world in less than twenty four hours, but he did so in less than twelve! Although, for someone of his audacious nature,

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    War Horse Research Paper

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    My favorite movie is war horse, because it 1. Has horses in it and horses are my favorite animal, 2. The movie is very detailed and doesn't skip scenes to where you have no idea what is going on now. The movie has a lot of action and love between a young man and his horse. The movie starts out with action and ends with love the best qualities of a good movie to me. I love movies with horses or wild west themed. Another one of my all time favorite movies is Lonesome Dove. it's a very long movie that

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    War Horse: A Short Story

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    have listened to that man blabber on about how much he enjoyed Tom’s work for at least 10 minutes, all the while watching people come and go speaking to her. At last she looked at her phone before turning to head out the door. “-and that scene in War Horse? Oh my God, I-“ “If you’ll excuse me,” he said, not even bothering to look at the man. “Hey!” he called after her. She was about halfway to the door when she turned around. “You made it!” There was something so delightful on her face when she turned

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    Equine Conditioning

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    travel, and war. They are extreme athletes, capable of producing high speeds and stamina and are able to do so efficiently. This is due partly to the muscle physiology of the equine. In most mammals, 40-45% of body weight is made of muscle mass. In horses this percentage is increased to over 50%. Horses are not all the same, however. Different breeds have different skeletal muscle builds as well as muscle types. For example, the Thoroughbred, one of the most athletic breeds of horses, has a muscle

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    admiration the progress of the young horse. Against the order of his mother Rose, his father, Ted, buys the foal at an auction, outbidding their landlord, Lyons, despite needing a more suitable plow horse. Albert's best friend, Andrew, watches as Albert teaches his horse many things, such as to come when he calls. He names the horse Joey. Ted has a war injury that causes him physical and emotional pain. Rose shows Albert his father's medals from the Second Boer War and gives Albert his father's pennant

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