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After completing the film and reading the story, complete the Rear Window/It Had

After completing the film and reading the story, complete the Rear Window/It Had to Be Murder question 1-6 below. Be sure to answer all the questions within the questions. (Some questions might have more than one question) You will receive up to 10 pts. for each questions. Copy the question into the word document before answering the question. Be sure that you read the instructions and follow them completely. Be sure and use MLA format for this and all other assignments. (Links to an external site.) Attach the file to this assignment. DO NOT Copy and Paste. What details did Hitchcock change or add to “It Had to Be Murder” in making Rear Window? With what results? Has Hitchcock enriched or detracted from Woolrich’s “It Had to Be Murder” by dropping Sam and by adding the characters of Lisa and Stella in Rear Window? What techniques do Hitchcock and Woolrich use to make us believe that Thorwald has murdered his wife? Discuss the significance of the titles of “It had to Be Murder” and Rear Window. Why did Hitchcock change the title and is it a better title for the movie? Would Rear Window have been a better title for Woolrich’s short story? Why is Woolrich’s “It had to Be Murder” a good read but forgettable and Hitchcock’s Rear Window a masterpiece? Discuss voyeurism as an issue in “It Had to Be Murder” and Rear Window.