This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

A Comparison Of The Opening Few Minutes Of We’ve Got The Builders In And Brat Camp

1161 words - 5 pages

A Comparison of the Opening Few Minutes of We’ve Got the Builders In and Brat Camp

Both programmes have different audiences and therefore the director,
producer and editor of the film must work together to target their
audience.

“We’ve got the builders in” is targeting at a male audience, who most
likely, too are having the builders in and are interested in what will
happen and how builders and the situation should be dealt with.
Although many DIY programmes are directed at women, due to the fact
that this has the word builder in and men usually deal with the
builders and it is a male orientated employment, it is clear from the
title that this is ...view middle of the document...

The ellipsis of time allows a lot of time to be compressed into a
brief amount of time as to follow the builders over a long period of
time.

Todorov ideas of narrative are clearly noticeable in “We’ve got the
builders in.” The equilibrium is seen from the opening credits as we
see a high shot of a city landscape, which demonstrates normality. It
then cuts to showing various people and couples talking of their plans
to develop their homes or property. The disruption comes when the
builders move in and the general problems that come with them. For
example, the problems with the drainage. The following scenes show how
the people deal with the disturbance, in this case the builders, where
the man asks what is happening and questions the builder’s work in
relation to the drainpipe and the problems of it.

“Brat Camp” establishes its audience from the outset, firstly as it is
on Channel 4, commonly associated with defiant and irregular TV and
due to the start of the programme announcing that this show will
contain “strong language,” which suggests that this programme is going
to be rebellious, bold and dangerous, exactly what the audience wants.

It appeals to the audience of teenagers, as they are able to associate
with the characters involved. The montage of the teenagers as sweet,
innocent children appeals to parents as they can also relate to the
parents of the children who have watched their children gradually
separate away from them. This is demonstrated when the child pleads
for forgiveness, which is emotional blackmail, something parents can
relate to and thus empathise with.

To show this change from innocent child to angry, rebellious teenager
also aids the narrative as it gives firstly a sense of time and to
show the disruption, in the example of “Brat Camp” the change in their
personality and behaviour which is to be straightened out.

The start of the programme shows all the children in their normal
lives which allows the teenage audience to associate with all or one,
which most befits their character.

The teenagers in the program are represented very stereotypically. In
the first scenes, when they are shown in their normal lives they are
shown as rebels to society or ‘different’. Many are either ‘chavs’ or
‘grungers’, which teenagers can relate to....

Other Essays Like A Comparison Of The Opening Few Minutes Of We’Ve Got The Builders In And Brat Camp

15 Minutes of Fame Essay

1254 words - 6 pages was a regular celebrity that got everything handed to him. The 15 minutes of fame I experienced really changed my point of view. Meeting Justin Bieber was a great experience because it taught me not to judge people before I know them. It was like any other Friday afternoon at school, except what I didn't know was this night was about to change my whole way of thinking. My two friends, Nicole and Amy, were always big Justin Bieber fans

How Would You Perform the Role of Nora in the Opening Section of the Play in Order to Achieve Your Preferred Effects for the Audience? (a Doll's House)

2225 words - 9 pages husband’s addressing her. After a few seconds I would straighten up, opening my body language a bit more by allowing the corset to set my back straight so I have correct posture of the time, slip a self-deprecating but relieved smile on my face to respond “yes it is” in a chirpy, trivial tone to coincide with the “songbird” reference but also to relay to the audience how content she is – or at least thinks she is – at this point of the play, to

Comparison Of Themes In The Outsiders And The Kite Runner

917 words - 4 pages Socs, depicted as rich and out of trouble. In the book Ponyboy, a Greaser, tries to escape murdering a Soc in self-defence. In Khaled Hosseini's novel, The Kite Runner, Hosseini illustrates the effect of the social and political strife on the country and its people through Amir, a rich Pashtun Sunni boy, and Hassan, a poor Hazara Shi'i. Hassan is sexually assaulted for being a religious minority and a servant. Amir abandons him and tries to forget

A Comparison Of The Australian And North Korean Economies

1834 words - 8 pages as South Korea and America. North Koreas communist regime and economy have possibly had an effect on the way of life which is reflected, in comparison to nations such as Australia. The Quality of life in Australia reflects one of the highest in the world. From indicators such as the HDI (Human Development Index) we are ranked in third place behind the countries of Norway and Sweden. The cost of living in Australia is relatively expensive on a

Comparison Of The Great Gatsby And A Streetcar Named Desire

1493 words - 6 pages Gatsby and Blanche devote a lot of their lives to finding true love, their searching leaves them unsuccessful. Gatsby and Blanche are blinded by their own pasts. Gatsby decides to live in a constant fantasy that he will get Daisy back. He is not willing to accept that she is married and loves another man. This is shown through this quote "he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and, far as I was from him, I could have sworn

GCSE Coursework:Frankenstein:How Does Mary Shelley Manipulate Your Responce To The Characters Of Frankenstein And His Monster As The Story Develops?:For This I Got A Grade A/A*

1768 words - 8 pages FrankensteinHow does Mary Shelley manipulate you response to the characters of Frankenstein and his monster as the story develops?The opening paragraph sets the scene for the story. It does this from the start when it begins with. 'a dreary night in November.' This creates a sense of winter with connotations of coldness, darkness and a time of death. It's also a classic setting for a horror novel. The word 'dreary' I think is an effective

The Use of Imperialism over Few Countries by the U.S

1157 words - 5 pages practically the use of force or alternative means to maintain the expanded control over another group of people or at least their political and/economic means of life. In the 19th century, the United States was well known for its use of imperialism over a few countries and it was impressive how things were different in various cases. The United States acquired the nations of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines form Spain in a trade to

Educationg Rita - Explore the Ways in Which Russell Makes Scene One a Dramatic and Effective Opening

1158 words - 5 pages Explore the ways in which Russell makes Scene one a dramatic and effective opening The first scene of a play needs to entertain to engage, the audience from the start and as this play is a two hander, Russell needed to capture the audience’s attention instantly. The first scene of the play introduces the one setting: a university in Liverpool, and the two characters, Frank and Rita. All the information we receive is given through the stage

Comparison Of: 'Death The Leveller' And 'Tombs In Westminster Abbey'

1260 words - 6 pages poem I will be writing about is 'The Tombs in Westminster Abbey'. This poem like 'Death the Leveller' is also about death and some miner points about royalty. Yet, both being quite different, they do share a few things in common, for example, they both share the same tone. If describing the tone of 'The Tombs in Westminster Abbey', I would call it sombre and pessimistic, while, describing the tone of 'Death the Leveller', I would say, that sombre

The Comparison of Consonants in American English and Mandarin Chinese

938 words - 4 pages vowel. In addition, IPA does not use different symbols to present the difference between Chinese and English vowel /u/; however, they are not necessarily the same. Actually, Chinese /u/ is a front vowel and English /u/ is a back vowel. According to the above comparison of the Chinese and English phonemes, we can find that they have both differences and similarities. Non-native speakers are easily affected by their mother language since they tend to

Comparison Between Down and Out in Paris and London & a Day in the Life of as Salaryman

905 words - 4 pages Readers are introduced to two distinctive yet similar characters in Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell and in A Day in the Life of Salaryman by John Burgess, “George” and salaryman. Society has become accustomed to the idea that slavery is only dealt with the property of a person. Though there are other factors that need to be taken into consideration, such as treatment and condition, a slave is nonetheless one who is not only

Related Papers

The Tortured Road Of Adolescence: A Comparison Of "The Catcher In The Rye" And "Rule Of The Bone"

1483 words - 6 pages steadfast in the protection of Froggie, found that after her death, he had to finally let go."For a few minutes I stood there in the hospital lobby with the receiver in my hand looking at it like it was a bug. Then I set it on the hook. I had I-Man's message in my other hand and still thought of it as I-Man's message even though it was about Sister Rose and not him or me so I put it into my mouth and chewed it up and swallowed it." (pg 354)Although

A Comparison Of The Weavers Of Peace In Beowulf And Grendel

1998 words - 8 pages on Queen Hygd in Grendel, but from what the reader can gather from Beowulf, she is as much of a female role model as Queen Wealhtheow. She was young but very intelligent. In fact King Hygelac felt intimidated by Hygd’s intelligence.             In both texts, Beowulf and Grendel, the main purpose of the Queens are to serve the courts as "weavers of peace.” In Grendel, however, Queen

A Comparison Of Psychodynamic And Social Learning In Regards To The Development Of Personality

1216 words - 5 pages A Comparison of Psychodynamic and Social Learning in Regards to the Development of Personality "No Works Cited" “Psychologists define personality in many ways, but common to all of the ways are two basic concepts, uniqueness and characteristic patterns of behaviour. We will define personality as the complex set of unique

A Comparison Of Wealth In Antony And Cleopatra And The Tempest

1037 words - 5 pages Cleopatra we have their excessive behavior and flaunting, which proves to be a vice that grips them much to tightly. In The Tempest, characters stranded on a deserted island have their own unique versions of achieving that said abundance. Shakespeare treats the topic similarly in both plays, and uses it to expose the very nature of abundance.   For example, in Antony and Cleopatra we are treated to many scenes describing the level of excess