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If It's Purple, Someone's Gonna Die: The Power of Color in Visual Storytelling by Patti Bellantoni

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Mystical, Ominous, Ethereal Purples

Mystical Purples

 

ImageSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs

See “Purple: The Color of Transformation” on page 174.

Eve’s Bayou

1997. Jurnee Smollett, Meagan Good, Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield, Debbi Morgan. Directed by Kasi Lemmons. Cinematography: Amy Vincent; Production Design: Jeff Howard.

The Domain of the Unseen

Purple is not a simple color. The more we investigated its influence, the more enigmatic it became (see the Purple Home Page on page 189). It inspired interpretations of things that are not seen (e.g., fortune-tellers and voodoo rituals); things that are in a domain of the spirit; things that, because ...

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