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As I perceive it, there are precisely
two precise uses for a beginning in medias res.
Wear one - gift a scene so outlandish
and full of bizarre information that curiosity is inevitable.
A man wakes up on the mattress. The
camera pulls back to reveal that he is sleeping with Dr. Ruth.
The camera pulls back to show that the man and Dr. Ruth are
surrounded by the carcasses of 50 adorable white rabbits.
The camera shake returned even further to show that the bed is definitely
out in the open and on the commentary deck at the Empire State Building.
The man looks at Dr. Ruth. He is stressed. "GRANDMA?!?" she
pronounces she. Hard to narrow down to "one week in advance".
Use: the event in medias res and the
situation to which we are heading are evaluated so diametrically that curiosity is inevitable
A girl with vibrant fuchsia hair is being tortured by guys who
yell at her in Mandarin. She seems helpless and terrified under the strain.
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