In The Godfather, baptism juxtaposed with scenes of murders.
In Jurassic Park: “Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear.”
In Joyeux Noël, a scene of lovers holding each other was juxtaposed against a scene of a soldier holding his dead brother.
In Threads, shell-shocked nuclear survivors walk past poster of happy, smiling babies.
In Fahrenheit 9/11, the song “What a Wonderful World” was playing during scenes of war and violence.
In the opening scene of Sea of Love, the music is beautiful jazz and the scene shows the awful night life with hookers.
In Dead Poets Society, the four pillars of tradition, honor, discipline and excellence are juxtaposed with the students’ four pillars of travesty, horror, decadence, and excrement.
In Dead Poets Society, Neil is smart and popular but commits suicide at the end of the movie.
Reviewing juxtaposition examples shows how two words or elements or concepts can be compared to see how they are similar or how they differ.
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