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todorovs theory

linear/non linear
order of events

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what’s the order of todorovs theory

equilibrium
disruption
recognition
attempt to repair
new equilibrium

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what is propps theory

character function

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what are the 7 character functions

hero
villain
donor
helper
princess
dispatcher
false hero

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what is strauss theory

binary opposites

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two examples of binary opposites

love and conflict
young and old

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what is barthes theory

enigma creates mystery

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what’s a multi stranded narrative

several narratives running at once

9

why are cliff hangers important

make you watch the next episode

10

4 examples of visual codes

facial expression
body language
location
colour

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4 examples of technical codes

lighting
editing
special fx
music

12

4 examples of written codes

headlines
font
captions
words

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what is open ending

everything left down to interpretation and there’s high enigma

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what’s a closed ending

no loose threads all questions answered

15

what is mise-en-scene

everything inside the frame

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low key light

drama and mystery

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studio light

hpv no shadows

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what’s a convention

typical characteristic

19

nuanced

complex

20

verisimilitude

realism

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sub genre

category inside genre

22

denotation

what is there

23

connotation

what it suggests

24

hybrid

crossover of more than 2 genres

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what drives the narrative

dialogue

26

diagetic sound

natural sound

27

non diagetic sound

added in post production

28

when is shot/reverse shot used

convocation

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wha is cross cutting

2 separate scenes audience link

30

2 shots used for convocations

over shoulder
shot reverse shot

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long take shot..

follows character

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hyper masculine framing

all straight edges

33

hyperbolic

over dramatic

34

demographic

A
B
C123

profile
age
gender
ethnicity

35

psychographic

mainstremer
individualist

36

above the line advertising

paid

37

below the line advertising

free

38

what is synergy

2 forced coming together to mutually benefit

39

preferred reading

enjoy it. talk about it. unique

40

negotiated reading

kind of liked it

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oppositional reading

didn’t enjoy it