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Narrative and genre
Narrative and genre
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Narrative and genre
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  • 1. Studying Narrative in the Media Case Study: Narrative in Film
  • 2. <ul><li>Learning Objectives: to explore how narrative can be approached for critical study </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Outcomes: To be able to identify narrative structure in an example text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EBI: to be able to apply narrative theory to an example text </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. Last lesson… <ul><li>Narrative is ___________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative structure will often remain because______________________ </li></ul>
  • 4. Starter <ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>What makes a genre film conventional? </li></ul>
  • 5. Task <ul><li>What conventions make up a gangster film? </li></ul><ul><li>Use the repertoire of elements to help you compile a list </li></ul><ul><li>(Narrative/plot, characters/casting, locations/settings, themes) </li></ul>
  • 6. Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino, 1991, US) <ul><li>Task </li></ul><ul><li>In groups, identify the extent to which this film both meets and challenges the expectations of audiences in terms of genre. </li></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>Apply relevant narrative theory to the text using textual evidence from the extract to illustrate your understanding of this. </li></ul>
  • 8. Plenary <ul><li>Use your notes from this lesson to address the following questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Why was this film so radically different? </li></ul><ul><li>How significant is it that it was produced independently and not by a major studio? </li></ul>
  • 9. Homework <ul><li>Submit a short essay on how Reservoir Dogs challenged the expectations of film audiences. (750-1000 words) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the repertoire of elements to help you with this. Also, include narrative theory. </li></ul></ul>

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