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  • Billy Elliot

    Billy Elliot Traditional ideas about stereotypical gender roles can be challenged or supported with different characters and environments. The visual text Billy Elliot was created in 2000 and directed by Stephen Daldry. The film is about an 11 year old boy (Billy Elliot) who tries to pursue a career...

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    Billy Elliot Select scenes from this film and explain how the director has used filming techniques to create the atmosphere and develop the themes. ‘Billy Elliot’ directed by Stephen Daldry outlines the transition of Billy Elliot, from a constrained society with limited expectations and restrictive...

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    then him and Ton: to succeed to do what he loves “Lads do football, or boxing, or wrestling.. not friggin' ballet.' - Jacky Elliot. This quote from the film 'Billy Elliot' makes the viewer question what Jacky really wants for his son. In the eyes of the viewer it is clearly seen that he wants his...

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    1984: In a northern England mining town, miners are on strike and the atmosphere is tense. Eleven-year old Billy Elliot, whose father and brother are participating in the strike, whose mother has died quite some time ago and whose grandmother is not completely aware of what's going on, doesn't like the...

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    During the film Billy Elliott, Billy is a young kid who is struggling to fit in due to gender stereotyping. Gender stereotyping is a simple generalization of the way society thinks males and females should act within their lives. This is evident in many ways throughout the film. Billy is born in a depressed...

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    BILLY ELLIOT Film Metalanguage Juxtapositioning – the organisation of scenes so that their differences made comment – eg. gloomy interior of the Elliot kitchen and the light and grace of the Ballet School auditorium Motif – the reception of an image (or piece of music) throughout a text contribute...

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    Billy Elliot Context: • Margaret Thatcher --- Thatcherism • 1979 – 1990 • Harsh policies – free trade, no government intervention in business, increase in rate of tax for lower income, decrease in rate of tax for higher income • Set in 1984, Durran, Coalfield mining town in England Film: • Strong...

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    Dear Manager, Please accept this letter and the accompanying resume as my application for participating work experience at Danger Field in 2013. I’ve decided to apply for this opportunity at your store because I’ve always admired over all the different designed clothes that are on display but the...

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    Billy Elliot Scene Analysis Scene Title and Description - Sound (Diegetic and non-diegetic) Movement 1. Opening titles: The song Cosmic Dancer hand places record by T-rex is heard as boy delicately on is jumping up and down. turntable, boy is seen The responder jumping up and down immediately assumes...

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    Billy Elliot ended up a winner because of his ability to survive harsh circumstances Billy's life was extremely difficult but he eventually succeeded and ended up as a winner by playing the lead role in one of the most famous play called "Swan Lake". he accomplished this because he had the ability...

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    First scene of billy in his bedroom dancing to music, Billy Elliot Opening Scenes Essay: In the film ‘Billy Elliot’ directed by Stephen Daldry, one important setting in the film is the interior and exterior of Billy’s house and neighbourhood. Also, the behaviour that occurs within this setting introduces...

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    Reading as a Writer I think the one thing that stands out in this book is the way the story is being told. I’ve read many first person narratives before but this one seems to stand out. It’s like you’re sitting with the character at his house and just catching up. He tells you all of his emotions and...

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    Billy Elliot is a movie about a young boy who has I tough with his family, he wants to do ballet instead o doing boxing. Billy’s dad is really sexist when it comes to boys doing ballet and he says to Billy “boys do boxing or football or wrestling not firkin ballet!” Jackie (Billy’s father) gave Billy...

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    adaptation of the film Billy Elliot (2000). After a brief discussion of the portrayal of the male ballet dancer in the dancing scene since the 1990s and the inherent voyeuristic inclinations of contemporary audiences, the analysis will focus on five aspects of male presence in Billy Elliot the Musical (2005)...

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    1984: In a northern England mining town, miners are on strike and the atmosphere is tense. Eleven-year old Billy Elliot, whose father and brother are participating in the strike, whose mother has died quite some time ago and whose grandmother is not completely aware of what's going on, doesn't like the...

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    persuasive argument to support this statement. Introduction, including thesis (a summary statement that succinctly answers the question.) both texts you are using and their composers a summary of what you are going to say in your essay. Body TEE(E)L paragraphs for each point you are going to...

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    Hello and welcome to our presentation on renaissance theatre! Hello and welcome to our presentation on renaissance theatre! What is Renaissance? The period of Renaissance began in the 14 century in Italy, before spreading to other parts of Europe. In this period, people started to become interested...

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    support in this film. Plan: Introduction Body paragraph 1 Billy got support Jackie supported Billy to learn ballet. ----he sold almost everything. Mrs. Wilkinson supported Billy. ---she taught him without paying. Michael supported Billy. Body paragraph 2 Jackie got support His family supported...

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    Chelsea Barron Mrs. De Gagné ENG3U1-14 October 17, 2014 Billy Elliot: Close Analysis Assignment The “angry dance” scene takes place after Billy’s brother spent the night in jail and Billy missed his audition. The camera angles in this scene are used to in a very interesting way. Everyone starts off...

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    Billy Elliot (Jamie Bell) is an shy 11-year-old living with his proud miner father (Gary Lewis) and older brother Tony (Jamie Draven) during the political and social unrest of the 1984 miner's strike. Times are hard - the men of the house spend their days on the picket lines clashing with the police...

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