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Describe An Important Incident Or Scene: "Remember The Titans" Directed By Boaz Yakin

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In the film "Remember the Titans" an important scene is at the Gettysburg battle location. Here, Boone makes an impacting speech to the players on overcoming their racism. Boone is the head coach of the mixed coloured football team he is speaking to. The film is set in the 1970's, when racism is common. The Gettysburg scene has some visual techniques which helps one understand why it is important. One example is the silhouette with Boone the background. A verbal technique is the Boones voice is serious. Gettysburg is the turning point in the film, where the players over come their racism.At the football training camp in Gettysburg, the head coach Boone, takes them on a run at three o'clock in the morning. He takes them to the scene of the Gettysburg battle. The weather is foggy and damp. The mist from the fog, gives a softening effect on the cemetery behind Boone, when he gives his speech. The gravestones in the cemetery resemble the men killed in the battle. The gravestones also give the scene a serious effect. When Boone is speaking, one knows that what he's saying is important because Boone is talking in a very serious and flat tone. "50,000 men were killed fighting the same fight you're fighting." The fight is the fight of racism. The men in the battle fought over political issues, including the use of the black slaves. The quote means that the players are fighting over racism, when the fight has already been fought with a drastic outcome.The tone of Boone's voice is very serious, because it is clear and does not change tone. His voice impacts one because the only...

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