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1

Propp

Character types-
Hero
villain
princess
dispatcher
donor
false hero
father

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antagonist

The character whose function in a plot is to oppose the protagonist.

3

Levi Strauss

binary opposition - opposing forces
good vs evil
young vs old
rich vs poor

4

Camera angles- high angle

High Angle- where the character looks small/ vulnerable

5

camera angles - low angles

low angle- where the character looks powerful

6

cliffhanger

the story ends with unresolved problems

7

prolepsis/ flash forward

scene that temporarily jumps the narrative forward in time.

8

foreshadowing

Foreshadowing occurs in a literary text when the author gives clues and hints about what is to come in the story

9

twist

Unexpected change ("twist") in the direction or expected outcome of the plot.

10

pathetic fallacy

Reflecting a character's (usually the protagonist) mood in the atmosphere or inanimate objects.

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hiatus

a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.

12

intertextuality

happens when the conventions of one genre are alluded to in another, or when a specific cultural reference is made in a media text.
eg - the Keith and paddy picture show- remake of Grease

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hook

hook is a way of presenting your news that stimulates interest from the media audience

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diegetic sound

sound that can be heard on screen

15

non diegetic

sound such as voiceovers,

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sound bridge

where sound continues across the scenes such as
Love actually - silent night continues to play

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contrapuntal sound

The sound works against what we see on the screen

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montage

a technique in film editing in which a series of short shots are edited into a sequence to condense space, time, and information.

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multi person perspective

it uses shots from different perspectives

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synergy

process whereby two or more media products are interlinked,

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star theory

when celebrities are recognised by the audience