ObjectivesUnderstand and compare functions and forms ofsymbolism in filmsDevelop logical arguments and cite evidenceEvaluate critically
Gather EvidenceYou are going to be writing an essay on symbolism inShort Films. Using your brainstorm diagrams, begin toanalyse the symbols you have found and make moredetailed notes of their functions.
Planning your essayEssay Question: Discuss the importance of symbols in shortfilm.Refer to both The Most Beautiful Man in the World and TheMan with the Beautiful Eyes. You could also include Two Cars,One Night.Use your brainstorm diagrams, your answers to how symbolswork and your analysis.Where there are common symbols, you should try to contrastthe symbolism of each. For example, in both The Most BeautifulMan in the World and The Man with the Beautiful Eyes a pond isused symbolically, and long grasses might symbolise certainqualities.
Writing your essayRemember to Point Evidence Explain orPoint Quote Comment