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what is structuralism by claude levi-strauss?

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structuralism is the idea that texts are dependent upon pairs of binary opposition. the ways in which these binary oppositions are resolved can have ideological significance.

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what is narratology by tzvetan todorov?

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the idea that all narratives share a basic structure, involving movement from one state of equilibrium to another. these two states are separated by a period of imbalance. the way in which narratives are resolved can have a particular ideological significance.

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what is genre theory by steve neale?

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all genres abide by a set of codes and conventions and are dominated by repetition, variation and difference, which are familiar to the audience and established over a long period of time.