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  1. 1. AS Media Studies <ul><li>Aims </li></ul><ul><li>To identify, discus, analyse and apply narrative theories to the film Kidulthood </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>To identify and define some narrative theories and their components and discuss how these work </li></ul><ul><li>To discuss and apply these narrative theories in an analysis and discussion of Kidulthood </li></ul>
  2. 2. Narrative Theories task <ul><li>In groups identify and match up correctly: </li></ul><ul><li>The 6 different narrative theorists </li></ul><ul><li>The 6 narrative theories </li></ul><ul><li>The sentences explaining the content of the theories </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to feedback your answers </li></ul>
  3. 3. 6 Narrative theories <ul><li>Vladimir Propp </li></ul><ul><li>Levi-Strauss </li></ul><ul><li>Roland Barthes </li></ul><ul><li>Tzvetan Todorov </li></ul><ul><li>Stanley Kubrick </li></ul><ul><li>Syd Field </li></ul>
  4. 4. Narrative task sheet <ul><li>Apply each Narrative theory to Kidulthood and formulate your own answers </li></ul><ul><li>Then discuss and share your answers with your group </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to feedback your answers </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vladimir Prop and Kidulthood <ul><li>Who are the 8 character roles? </li></ul><ul><li>The Villain? </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Villain
  7. 7. Vladimir Prop and Kidulthood <ul><li>Who are the 8 character roles? </li></ul><ul><li>The Hero? </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Hero
  9. 9. Vladimir Prop and Kidulthood <ul><li>Who are the 8 character roles? </li></ul><ul><li>The Donor? </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Donor
  11. 11. Vladimir Prop and Kidulthood <ul><li>Who are the 8 character roles? </li></ul><ul><li>The Helper? </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Helper
  13. 13. Vladimir Prop and Kidulthood <ul><li>Who are the 8 character roles? </li></ul><ul><li>The Princess? </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Princess
  15. 15. Vladimir Prop and Kidulthood <ul><li>Who are the 8 character roles? </li></ul><ul><li>Her Father? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Her Father
  17. 17. Vladimir Prop and Kidulthood <ul><li>Who are the 8 character roles? </li></ul><ul><li>The dispatcher? </li></ul>
  18. 18. The dispatcher
  19. 19. Vladimir Prop and Kidulthood <ul><li>Who are the 8 character roles? </li></ul><ul><li>The False Hero? </li></ul>
  20. 20. The False Hero
  21. 21. Levi Strauss <ul><li>Binary oppositions in Kidulthood? </li></ul>
  22. 22. Roland Barthes <ul><li>Enigma codes in Kidulthood? </li></ul>
  23. 23. Tzvetan Todorov <ul><li>Underlying structure to the narrative </li></ul>
  24. 24. Syd Field <ul><li>3 act structure </li></ul>
  25. 25. Act 1 – The setup <ul><li>First 10 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Show the audience who main character is and why they should care what happens to them </li></ul><ul><li>Style/genre of film </li></ul><ul><li>Next 20 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Show nature of the problem hero has to face </li></ul><ul><li>PLOT POINT 1 (important piece of plot that changes relationships, alters the tone etc) </li></ul>
  26. 26. Act 2 – The confrontation <ul><li>Longest act – hero in more and more extreme problems/situations </li></ul><ul><li>They are helpless against the opposing forces </li></ul><ul><li>There may be a mid point where they start to turn things around but not until plot point two will they realise the way to succeed </li></ul><ul><li>PLOT POINT 2 (important piece of plot that changes relationships, alters the tone etc) </li></ul>
  27. 27. Act 3 – The resolution <ul><li>The hero wins out (often confronting the opposing forces on their own territory) </li></ul>
  28. 28. Stanley Kubrick <ul><li>Non-submersible units </li></ul><ul><li>Scenes, images, actions, sounds or a combination of these that create a strong impression on the audience that they cannot ignore, shrug off or forget </li></ul>

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