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Narrative research


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Narrative research

  1. 1. Narrative Research Ina Francia Bayson
  2. 2. What is Narrative? What is Narrative? The storyline that are put together. Themes: Love War Etc. Connecting events together.
  3. 3. Tvzetan Todorov <ul><li>Born: 1 st March 1939 in Sofia Bulgaria. </li></ul><ul><li>Residence: Paris, France </li></ul><ul><li>He is a Franco-Bulgarian Philosopher. </li></ul><ul><li>Writes books and essays about literary theory, thought history, and culture theory. </li></ul>General Info What kind of Theorist is he? <ul><li>Suggests to follow a 3-part structure for narratives. </li></ul>Equilibrium Disequilibrium New-Equilibrium
  4. 4. Vladimir Propp <ul><li>Born: 17 th April 1895 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire </li></ul><ul><li>Died: 22 nd August 1970 in Leningrad, USSR </li></ul><ul><li>He is a Russian and Soviet Formalist (Literature) Scholar. </li></ul><ul><li>Analyses the plot of Russian folk tales. </li></ul>General Info What kind of Theorist is he? <ul><li>He came up with the theory that only certain number of characters can crop up in most of the narratives. </li></ul>Character Types Hero Villain Heroine Father Helper Donor Mentor
  5. 5. Claude Levi-Strauss <ul><li>Born: 28 th November 1908 in Brussels, Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Died: 30 th October 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>French anthropologist (study of Humanity) and ethnologist (analyses the origin, technology, religion, etc of the division of humanity). </li></ul><ul><li>“ Father of Modern Anthropology”. </li></ul>General Info What kind of Theorist is he? <ul><li>Narrative Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative driven by conflict was caused by a series of opposing forces. </li></ul><ul><li>The Theory of Binary Opposition. </li></ul>Opposing Forces Light/Dark Noise/Silence Youth/Age Strength/Weakness
  6. 6. <ul><li>Opposing forces or influences are balanced. </li></ul><ul><li>The lack of balance in the middle of the film. </li></ul><ul><li>The solution. </li></ul><ul><li>Restored balance. </li></ul>He’s happy being single. Meet his ex and fall in love. His ex lied that she have an amnesia. They both got married.
  7. 7. Binary Opposition <ul><li>Equals and opposites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good and bad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>White and black </li></ul></ul>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone New-borns
  8. 8. Flashbacks and Flash forwards <ul><li>A scene where the characters sees the past event or later event. </li></ul>A flashback of his wife attempting to suicide.
  9. 9. Characters=stereotypes and structures/purposes Heroine Character Role Hero The lead role. Villain The person who gives a negative effect on the film. Heroine The centre figure of the film. Helper Sidekick Donor Gives clue/power to the hero Mentor Guides the hero Father Gives award to the hero.