Creative Writing based on 'Shutter Island

  • View
    221

  • Download
    1

Embed Size (px)

DESCRIPTION

Descriptive narrative section based on moving image

Text of Creative Writing based on 'Shutter Island

  • Shutter Island

    Moving Image Creative Writing

    Name

  • Shutter Island is a film based on a book of the same name written by Dennis Lehane. The _______ of the text and film is _________________ and the purpose of this genre is to induce fear. To make a story frightening, you have to have the _______________, an element of the grotesque, strange noises or silence and an _________ series of events.

    A typical gothic setting could be a castle or an old abandoned house, as long as it is spooky and isolated. Gothic atmosphere is created by strange 'goings on' and the weather. For example a storm would set a good _______________ for a gothic novel.

    Tension and suspense are also important elements of atmosphere. The characters would be strange in a typical gothic novel, possibly ___________ or just very odd.

    genre atmosphere unexplained ominous deformed gothic horror

  • This is your assessment ladder. Your aim is to climb to the top!

    Where do you think you are now? What will your initial target be?

  • The opening sentence of our story describes the ship emerging from the fog. You need to use adjectives or adverbs, personification and onomatopoeia.

    ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  • The next sentence is going to describe the island. You need to create atmosphere here. You must use emotive language to make the reader feel something as the boat gets closer to the island. Include a rule of three description.

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  • Lastly in this opening paragraph, you will describe

    the ship coming in to dock. You should mention the

    people on the dock, particularly their body

    language. Use interesting adverbs and short

    sentences for effect.

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  • Descriptive Writing Interesting vocabulary

    Adjectives and adverbs

    Show dont tell

    Rule of three

    Personification

    Onomatopoeia

    Longer, detailed sentences

    Short sentences for effect

    Creation of atmosphere or mood

    Range of sentence structures

    Simile / Metaphor

    Now look carefully at what you have included. You will not

    have had time yet to include everything, but you can use this to

    help identify what your next steps should be.

    Write your target for paragraph two below.

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  • Now you are going to use the target that you have

    set yourself for paragraph two. Your aim is to cover

    all of the points on the checklist within your work.

    Which have you chosen to include in this

    paragraph?

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  • The Marshal identifies himself and flashes his badge

    as a symbol of authority. Include interesting

    adjectives and a simile.

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  • Look at the faces of the guards. Are they relaxed?

    How do you think the Marshals feel to be

    surrounded? Use interesting adverbs and a simile

    or metaphor. Include well punctuated speech.

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    Never seen a Marshalls badge before. Im deputy warden

    MacPherson gentlemen, welcome to Shutter Island. Ill be the one

    taking you up to Ashcroft.

    Your boys seem a little on edge Mr MacPherson.

    Right now, marshal, we all are.

  • The third paragraph deals with the journey to and

    arrival at the gates. Use your self-assessment

    sheets to set yourself a personal target for this

    section. Try to create atmosphere through your

    description of the walls.

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  • You should include onomatopoeia and/or

    personification as the gates are opened.

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  • You should include a challenge at the gates when

    the two agents are forced to surrender their guns.

    Show how they feel about giving up their weapons

    through your descriptions of their actions.

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

    ________________________________________

  • Descriptive Writing Interesting vocabulary

    Adjectives and adverbs

    Show dont tell

    Rule of three

    Personification

    Onomatopoeia

    Longer, detailed sentences

    Short sentences for effect

    Creation of atmosphere or mood

    Range of sentence structures

    Simile / Metaphor

    Now look carefully at what you have included. You have had

    more time