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FAV1111 Film and Cinema Studies – Tutorial Report Questions – Week 3
Edith Cowan University 2017
WEEK 3 – Modern Times
1. Define synchronous and asynchronous sound. Are there
any instances of these in Modern Times?
2. How does Chaplin’s use of sound add to the realism—or
unrealism—of the film?
3. Can you think of any films that use non-diegetic sound in
notable ways? Perhaps as a counter-point to what’s
4. What influences from Modern Times can you see in
contemporary American comedy films?
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