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  1. As others have pointed out, the children's game definitely foreshadows the events to come. The imagery and sound represent the essence of film noir in microcosm: (a) The "fun" of the game (derived from the release of suspense) is based on a random selection (who will be next?). Unlike the "fun" of a roller coaster ride, where there's fun in being scared by the unexpected, resulting in laughter (release of tension), the fun of this game - being unexpectedly selected - doesn't result in any type of release of tension at all. In fact, the tension is amplified by the sharp retort of the Adult
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