The elements we have discussed above play a very important role in conveying the theme of the poem. To begin with, the setting, which is of a lumbering village, with the inhabitants struggling to fight poverty brings out clearly the theme of poverty and struggle. It also introduces the main theme of death, because it is in that environment that the young boy loses his life. The plot gives the narrative a flow and steadily brings the reader to the main theme. The characters are the main carriers of the message to be passed. It is only through the characters and what they do, that we can learn what the writer wants to tell the reader of the poem, or in other words the theme of the poem. The climax is used to create suspense, and stir up the reader’s curiosity and interest to continue reading the poem further in order to know what will happen. It also plays a very important role as the body of the poem, containing the main message of the poem.
I’m sure you’re aware of Hollywood’s overuse of floating heads on movie posters… but have you noticed the excessive use of orange/blue contrast on theatrical one-sheets? David Chen happened to come across this comic illustrating the Blue/orange contrast, although I’m not sure where it originated or who created it (update, the creator has finally contacted me and his name is Justin Leduc ). After the jump you will see a ton of examples of orange/blue contrast, however I must warn you — as the comic says, once you see it, you’ll notice it everywhere.