North by Northwest

by Alfred Hitchcock

  1. SHORT ANSWER: Identify examples from the film that illustrate Hitchcock's style in the following areas:
    A. Suspense:
    B. Visual Style (communicating without dialogue):
    C. Plot Twists:
    D. Voyeurism:
    E. Use of the "McGuffin":
  2. ESSAY: Write a well developed full length essay on how Alfred Hitchcock develops one of the following themes in North by Northwest. Minimum of 5 detailed paragraphs.

    A. A man's search for identity
    B. The disparity between illusion and reality
    C. Our vulnerability to living in a "nightmare"
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