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Narrative theorey assigment 8 draft 5

  1. 1.  Equilibrium Disequilibrium Recongnaition Reparation New equilibrium
  2. 2.  A period in time where everything is running smoothly and steadily for her . The characters are at peace. who‟s looking for „Mr right‟.
  3. 3. journalist In the 27 dress Where the relationship changes between the journalist and her sister for her . she is unsettled . A problem start to arise ,and becomes bigger between character . Her sister Her dream man She‟s upset because her dream guy(her boss) is taken away by her sister and also I journalist wants to write a bad article about her else he lose
  4. 4.  The relationship changes again for the better (the main characters) start to make peace with each other .
  5. 5.  The reparation is where the relationship between her and the journalist start to resolve their problems themselves and start to have felling for each other each other but now Before they hate . they are learn to get alone and even becoming close friends .
  6. 6.  This is where all the problems are finally restored and characters live are the way she wanted it to be because he did not write the article about her instead they fall in love and get married .This end with a “happy ending”.
  7. 7.  Believed that our world is described in binary opposites . Night Day Good Bad Dark Light Male Female Superman: Hotel Rwanda: War Vs peace
  8. 8. Films Character 1 Character 2 Explanationspider man The differences2(Action) between them is that one is saving • Villain –trying life and the other • Hero –saving to have power one is taking life . people lives over everything The hero is using always trying to . his power do the right • Killing innocent responsibly and thing. people . the villain is not, • Young ,good • Old/midel age he he taking looking ,unfriendly advantage over Living normal life . living his own his power . life separately form other people . the unborn They both trying(Horror) to end the fight .With different • Heroine is • Villain is killing ways like the girl young ,good people is fight the villain looking and because of by finding out
  9. 9. Film Character 1 Character 2 ExplanationAvatar film They both are(Sci-fi) doing what they think is the right thing to do. The villain is doing Hero –is very The villain is this for money caring and very cold and place of young trying to hearted ,only power and the find what the care what the hero doing this right thing to do benefits for him. fight for love . in order to make very one happy . Makes the right choices
  10. 10.  Suggested that narrative works with five different codes which activate the reader to make sense of it. Example of a film. Actions Enigma Symbolic Semantic Cultural
  11. 11.  Actions or behaviour that lead the audience to expect certain consequences . Something the audience knows and doesn‟t need explaining e.g. someone being wheeled out on s stretcher tell us they are going to hospital.
  12. 12. Slasher/horror Action RomanceAction : Action : Action :•Going to a dark •The hero and the •The couplesroom alone villain have a battle realise their•Being suggestive mistakes .•Virgin, good heartfemaleAssumption: Assumption: Assumption:•Will get killed •One character •Kiss passionately•Will get killed always dies which and look at each•Will live is the villian others eyes
  13. 13.  That Something hidden from the audience.teases the audience by presenting a puzzle to be solved .Usually thriller mystery based in which the question is „who is the killer or Example of an enigma code from unborn & Saw film: Why is he dead??„why is he/she have the weapon‟.
  14. 14. Something that symbolize a more abstract concept e.g darker than usual room of a murder scene could symbolize the depth of darkness.Female victims Male villain (saw) The male has more power then the female
  15. 15. Connotative (connotation)meaning of characters,objects,locationsExample Colour :Pretty woman(romance/drama)Red dress represent sexuality and love /passion.Carrie(thriller/horror)Red represent murder and violence.
  16. 16.  Something that is read with understanding due to cultural awareness e.g youth culture use certain words that are understood by the culture.Example of a film that uses the culture code is „Romeo & JulietLocations,drugs,petrol station and guns which we know it is the Morden society.
  17. 17. He states that all fairytales have common narrative structure and character functions. The villain The dispatcher Helper Princess Her father The donor The hero False hero
  18. 18. Shrek –hero Fairy godmother Charming Villain & donor False heroIn Shrek 2,Shrek The fairy Charming is a falseseeks to be godmother wants hero as he is tryingreunited with Fiona her son charming to take the heroafter her father ,to become the action and steelingarrangers for him to prince and try to the killed to ensure get rid of Shrek. reacting like a realthe best future for She also acts as an hero. Takes creditFiona. Shrek unwilling donor as for the hero‟sbelieve in order to Shrek needs to actions.reunite with Fiona, become humane ishe must become produced at fairyhuman and seeks godmother‟s potion
  19. 19. Donkey –helper Fiona –princess King Harold – Fionas fartherDonkey helps Shrek wins back King HaroldShrek by coming Fiona once he rewards Shrek withwith him in convinces her that Fiona once he winsbreaking into the charming is not the the heart of thefactory and stealing human version of people .The reasonthe potion and then shrek.Fiona is why king Haroldhelps him reveal manipulated by her challenge Shrekcharming‟s true fairy godmother become he want toidentity to the and her father into see if Shrek iscitizens of “far far believing that worthy of having
  20. 20. Express a sense of time which can be detachable and may have manipulation (where time is not liner) Diegesis Narrative range
  21. 21.  The internal world created by the story Where the characters live in, which is showing through a film. Avatar
  22. 22.  Unrestricted narration A narrative which has no limits to the information that is presented (gives as much information as possible not hiding any pieces of information to the audience. super size me Restricted narration Only offers minimal information regarding the narrative . The ring is a restricted film becomes there is hidden information
  23. 23.  Modular narrative (Camercon theory) Episodic Forking path Split screen Anachronic
  24. 24.  The forking path narrative introduces a number of plotlines that usually contradict one another. Example of forking film can be the Sliding door
  25. 25.  Modular narrative the use of flash-back or flash- forwards.These narrative often repeat the scene directly or though a different perspective. Example of a flash-back and flash-forwards are the film 4321 & Memento.