ASCND - Colour Imagery (and names)

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  • Created on: 31-05-18 17:03
Red - feminine
"a red satin robe" - contrasts first appearance - sexuality / femininity / danger / desire / primal life forces - very emotionally intense. Satin creating image of silky / alluring fabric - scene where Mitch nearly assaults her.
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Red - masculine
"a red-stained package from a butchers." - fact that he carries a stained package reflects how he keeps his overt sexuality close - to show gender double standards. Also, the exchange between S and S shows their sexual relationship.
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Blue
Loss / loneliness / liveliness of the lower classes - "Blue Piano expresses the spirit of the life that goes on there." With the men being dressed in "blue denim" and "solid blues" -class / brighter than B. Music rising when Blanche reminded of loss.
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Yellow
Happiness - "She moves out the yellow streak of light." - her courage.
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Names meaning
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Blanche
"Blanche means white."
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Stella
Latin for "Star."
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Stanley
Old English for "Stone Wood." - Hard, cold, over-powering nature.
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Card 2

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Red - masculine

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"a red-stained package from a butchers." - fact that he carries a stained package reflects how he keeps his overt sexuality close - to show gender double standards. Also, the exchange between S and S shows their sexual relationship.

Card 3

Front

Blue

Back

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Card 4

Front

Yellow

Back

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Card 5

Front

Names meaning

Back

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