As a silent film director, you are unable to use voice over or stage sounds to set the scene. Imagine that the opening sequence you wish to shoot is of a new barn– but here’s the catch. The barn you wish to shoot is seen through the eyes of a father who has just lost his son in a war. Without mentioning the son or the war, tell me, by what details the you choose to bring up, what does the father see in the new barn? -2 paragraphs. -Modified from John Gardner’s The Art of Fiction.