Pans Labyrinth Presentation Syvana

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Pans Labyrinth Presentation Syvana

  1. 1. Pan’s Labyrinth
  2. 2. The Meaning Statement Pan’s Labyrinth differs from the original monomyth by allowing the real & fantasy worlds to interact, in order to demonstrate the inability of the heroine to simultaneously exists and answer to both worlds.
  3. 3. The Monomyth: Birth Princess of the Underground Realm video clip: 1:25-2:25
  4. 4. The Monomyth: Home The Princess’s soul has returned and is dwelling in a human body. Spain, 1944 Ofelia Parents: Captain Vidal (stepfather) & Carmen (mother)
  5. 5. The Monomyth: Call to Adventure The Faun tells Ofelia of her true existence In the Labyrinth
  6. 6. The Monomyth: Helper/Amulet The Faun Three Tasks The Book video clip: 23:00-24:05
  7. 7. The Monomyth: Threshold When Ofelia opens the book, from the Faun, for the first time.
  8. 8. The Monomyth: Tests 1st test is placing the stones in the belly of the giant frog, in order to receive the key. 2nd test is using the key she received from the frog to open one of three doors. Also to abstain from eating off the table of the pale man.
  9. 9. The Monomyth: Helpers The three fairies Giving to Ofelia by the Faun. video clip: 1:21:20-1:23:20
  10. 10. The Monomyth: Climax Rescuing her brother Spilling her own blood instead the blood of an innocent human. video clip:
  11. 11. The Monomyth: Flight/Return Ofelia’s Death Enters into the Underground Realm
  12. 12. The Monomyth: Elixir Ofelia becomes a princess She rules with justice and kindness
  13. 13. Differences 1. The two worlds (real & fantasy) heavily interact with each other. Where as in the traditional monomyth, the hero is stays in one world at a time. 2. Her birth home is actually the world she is called to for adventure. 3. There are ‘villain’ and ‘moral authorities’ in both world that mirror each other Villains: Captain Vidal (real) & Pale Man (fantasy) Moral Authorities: Mercedes (real) & Faun (fantasy) 4. Helpers in the fantasy cross over and help as well in the real world.
  14. 14. Strategies Color grays, blues, greens, all muted (real), golden & red (fantasy) Shape straight/hard lines (real) & rounds/curves (fantasy) Object keys, knives, doors, structure, & characters
  15. 15. Discussion Questions 1. Why do you think the post WWII setting was chosen? 2. What does the film say about “Blind Obedience?” 3. In what ways do Captain Vidal & the Pale Man relate to each other? 4. Do you believe Mercedes effectively qualifies as a helper?

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