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Narrative presentation2

  1. 1. Narrative Research Assignment Anna De Azevedo 12C
  2. 2. Speech Writing Song Film Television Video games Photography Theatre That describes a sequence of fictional or non-fictional events.
  3. 3. Tzvetan Todorov <ul><li>Bulgaria, 1939 </li></ul><ul><li>Literary structuralism. </li></ul><ul><li>Suggests most narrative start with a state of equilibrium in which life is normal and protagonists happy. </li></ul><ul><li>Todorov gives examples of: </li></ul><ul><li>-Dreams </li></ul><ul><li>-Drugs </li></ul><ul><li>-Illusions of the senses </li></ul><ul><li>-Madness </li></ul>As things that could explain a fantastic/supernatural event.
  4. 4. Vladimir Propp <ul><li>17 April 1895-1970 </li></ul><ul><li>Russian </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Analyzed the basic plot components of Russian folk tales to identify their simplest complex narrative elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Sentence structures were broken down into: </li></ul><ul><li>-Analyzable elements </li></ul><ul><li>-Morphemes </li></ul><ul><li>Breaking down a large number of Russian folk tales into their smallest narrative units, or narratives, Propp was able to arrive at a typology of narrative structures. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Claude Levi-Strauss <ul><li>28 November 1908-2009 </li></ul><ul><li>French </li></ul><ul><li>Anthropologist and Ethnologist </li></ul><ul><li>Examined how stories automatically reflect the values, beliefs and myths of a culture. </li></ul><ul><li>His research has been adapted by media theorists to display underlying themes and symbolic oppositions in media texts. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sense of a balance Sense of unbalance Sense of a new balance
  7. 7. Sam Witwicky living as usual. Evil Decepticon, starts the attack with his evil power. The evil decepticon gets kill by the heroic Autobot.
  8. 8. Binary Oppositions <ul><li>A conflict between two qualities or terms. </li></ul><ul><li>A binary opposition is a pair of opposites. </li></ul><ul><li>In structuralism, a binary opposition is seen as a fundamental organizer of human philosophy, culture, and language. </li></ul>Black is used as a sign of: -Darkness – Danger -Evil White is used as sign of: -Purity -Goodness Young Old Masculinity Femininity Good Evil
  9. 9. Flashback <ul><li>Is a scene that takes the narrative back in time from the current point </li></ul>
  10. 10. Flash-forward <ul><li>Is a scene that takes the narrative forward in time from the current point of the story. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Character <ul><li>The aggregate of features and traits that form the individual nature of some person or thing. </li></ul><ul><li>Titles: The Incredible Hulk </li></ul><ul><li>Names: Edward Norton </li></ul><ul><li>Characters: Bruce Banner </li></ul>
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