The Hunger Games film. Describe an important theme in the film.

UK Style of writing.

.The examples that you give will be film techniques. These techniques could include:

Camera work (shots, movement, angles etc)
Lighting and colour
Costume
Dialogue
Setting
Props
Editing/structure
Sound/sound effects
Music
Voiceover
Acting

PLANNING:
Think carefully about which idea or character you want to discuss. Consider how film techniques help you to understand the key idea or character in the film.

For example:
Costume, dialogue and set design help us to understand the inequality between rich and poor.
OR
Set design, props and dialogue help us to understand the effects of violence.
OR
Dialogue, camera work and props help us to understand Katniss change in character.

You should also think about the main points that you could discuss in each paragraph. Each paragraph could include more than one technique/example, especially if you want a higher mark. A sophisticated answer might consider how techniques work together for a particular purpose.

 

The hunger games film. Describe an important impotant theme in the film

Body paragraph 1
Effects of violence – the toll that violence can take on people (how it changes people, often negatively)
Dialogue – quotes from Cato
Body paragraph 2
Effects of violence – how problematic it is for violence and suffering to be seen as entertainment
Props – odds board, Capitol children playing with swords
Body paragraph 3
Effects of violence – how violence can be used to control others (by a corrupt government)
Set design and dialogue – the control room and quotes from Seneca and those working in the room

INTRODUCTION PLANNING
Dont forget that you must include important details about the text in your introduction.
Title: The Hunger games

Director: Gary Ross

Three important film techniques that help you to understand the key messages/ideas are:
1.)Set Design
2.) Costume and make up
3.)Dialogue

These film techniques help us to understand this key theme/issue in the film: These film techniques help us understand the inequality between the rich and poor in the film. For example the imbalance of power, the experience who live in poverty .etc

Put all this information in your introduction using the key words of the topic to frame your answer.

BODY PARAGRAPH 1 PLANNING – PETAL
Point what aspect of the main idea will you discuss in this paragraph?
How different the districts look and are maintained and how the higher income districts have so much more needs and wants compared the lower income district
Technique – what visual/oral technique are you discussing?

Example/s what specific examples will you use? Make sure you refer to specific scenes in the film.
We are going to discuss mainly the set design, props, costume and make up
Analysis – what is the effect of the visual/oral technique? What do your examples help the audience to understand?

Link – what relevance do your examples have to your main point of the paragraph and the essay question? Use the key words in the question.

BODY PARAGRAPH 2 PLANNING – (PETAL)
Point what aspect of the main idea will you discuss in this paragraph?

We are going to discuss how
Technique – what visual/oral technique are you discussing?

Example/s what specific examples will you use? Make sure you refer to specific scenes in the film.

Analysis – what is the effect of the visual/oral technique? What do your examples help the audience to understand?

Link – what relevance do your examples have to your main point of the paragraph and the essay question? Use the key words in the question.

BODY PARAGRAPH 3 PLANNING – (PETAL)
Point what aspect of the main idea will you discuss in this paragraph?

We are going to discuss how ignorant, selfish and how the capitol people are and how much that they have that they dont understand what other people go through
Technique – what visual/oral technique are you discussing?

Example/s what specific examples will you use? Make sure you refer to specific scenes in the film.
Dialogue, props, scenes
Analysis – what is the effect of the visual/oral technique? What do your examples help the audience to understand?

Link – what relevance do your examples have to your main point of the paragraph and the essay question? Use the key words in the question.

CONCLUSION PLANNING
Now you need to summarise your main points and link it back to the question. Use the key words of the question but also use synonyms so that you dont sound too repetitive!
Some synonyms you could use are:

Your main points are:

 

The Hunger Games film. Describe an important theme in the film.
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