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I’m studying for my Film class and need an explanation.

With the sound muted, watch the beginning of The Shining (1980) though the opening credits with the following selections playing with the sound on.

  • On the Road again by Willie Nelson
  • Greensleeves by Mantovani
  • Mama, I’m Coming Home by Ozzy Osbourne

How does the change in music change the way you respond emotionally and visually to this brief sequence? Now turn the sound up on the clip of The Shining and watch the sequence again—listening this time to the existing music that director Stanley Kubrick chose to use there. What is different about the way you see and experience the sequence now? Describe your responses to each viewing in as much detail as possible. Answers should be a minimum of 500 words in paragraph format and include works cited in MLA format (Assignment time expectation 3-4 hour

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