I didn’t get Vertigo

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There are many things about the movie “Vertigo” that are brought to the attention of the viewers and each of them are different for everyone.  For me my initial thoughts about this movie were that it was a good movie. Also for the time that it was made that it was a really well made movie.  As for what impression I got from it was that it was simply what I have said before. It was a good movie and was well done for the time that it was made during.  Now for me these next couple questions are a little different because they are really about the movie and I didn’t really get to see it that much because I was out sick for two days in the middle of it so I ended up missing most of it.  As for what I did like about it was simply just seeing the movie and what it was about and how it was made. For what I didn’t like was only see the beginning and the end, also known as the first 10 minutes and the last 10 minutes of the movie.  I wish I could have seen more of it so I would actually know what had happened in the middle and how it all lead up to the ending of the movie from the beginning of it. Since this movie was made in 1958 and it had the effect on people back then and this would have been considered a scary movie then and for some now as well.  There are a few things that would need to be changed for it to really be effective for the modern audience from the older audience. Since this movie was made 61 years ago and technology has improved a lot since then the new age technology can be used to really make the graphics a lot better and even more effective then what they originally were.  The cars that are being used and the setting that the place is in can also be better sold with what is happening as well. For example when the cars are driving around and following one another it can actually look like that is happening and really make the audience get into the movie.

Trancendentalism still not fun

My initial impression and reaction to the poem Song of Myself was not one of a happy kind.  Poetry in general is no fun but this poem and the work that went with it did not make sense at all.  To add to it not making sense I didn’t see what the point in learning this was all about or really how it would help in the real world.  When I got the sections that I did, I didn’t mind them at first because they were shorter then some so I really didn’t mind that I got two sections because of this.  The first section that I was assigned was section 9. Now section 9 did make some sense because it could be looked at as it being about Jesus and how they should follow in his example and not him.  Another way that section 9 could be looked at as how westward expansion was good because it allowed people to grow mentally. The other section that I had was section 14. This section unlike section 9 was more confusing.  Section 14 was about how people should be able to work together as a group. His devotion to the Transcendentalist philosophy had this, in my mind a negative effect on his writing because it made his works very confusing. The most important line from these two sections is “Ya-Honk he says and sounds it down to me like an invitation.”   This line was the most important line between the two sections for two reasons one being that it is a fun line and that since it is fun to say and read, it makes that two sections a little more bearable to suffer though. The other reason that it is important is the actual reason of the poem, being that it can be look at how Jesus calls to his flock to lead them.  This line also helps the reader figure out what the theme of the work could be. The main difficulty that I had with this poem of Song of Myself really was just not understanding the meanings of anything that was in this poem at all.