Symbolism in literature

United States, 1966

Film
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The basic theories of symbolism are discussed as an introduction. Edgar Allen Poe’s chilling story, “The Tell Tale Heart”, helps us to uncover symbols and their meanings, enhancing our enjoyment and understanding of fiction. Also briefly discusses symbolism in Van Gogh’s work. Uses animation to accompany Poe’s story.

Credits

director

Herman Epstein

co-producer

Noel Korn

Herb Schick

production company

Sigma Education Films

Language

English

Duration

00:14:15:00

Colour

Colour

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