Each character doing the same things
Applying their "face"
Applying their costume
Symmetry, Same camera angles, When Prothero says "Judgment" V's knives are thrust into place - linking judgment and violence.
Prothero talking about England's isolation, Close-up on his face to emphasise his power and authority
Sets the dystopian scene
Aggressive political broadcast
Xenophobic, Idea expanded throughout film
Camera shows feet
Shows the characters in the same setting
They are abusing their power
Sets the theme of the abuse of power
the fingermens' party badges
V's knives, Violence
Ideas cannot love
Close up of Guy Fawkes.s wife crying
Introduction to the character
Suggests her story to come will be similar
Roman numerals, Evey = IV, Places her side by side with V
Shows his intelligence
All the way through the film
Becomes the emblem of the revolution
This is punctured, humorously, by Evey saying, "Are you, like, a crazy person?"