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SPCM100 Notes week 3 (2/4)

by: Grace Walkuski

SPCM100 Notes week 3 (2/4) SPCM 100

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Week 3 notes, day 1 of this week was canceled due to snow so this is only from thursday
Communication and Popular Culture
Garcia-Jimenez, Leonarda Immaculata
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Grace Walkuski on Saturday February 6, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SPCM 100 at Colorado State University taught by Garcia-Jimenez, Leonarda Immaculata in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 164 views. For similar materials see Communication and Popular Culture in Communication Studies at Colorado State University.

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Date Created: 02/06/16
Week 3 (2/4) Saturday, 6 February, 20165:19 PM Thursday 2/4: PC Lab Quiz online (Canvas) Due Tuesday 2/9 11:59pm 50 points, 19 Questions CompleteworksheetsFIRST, won't be turned in but information will be on the quiz Worksheetscan be found on Canvas under Readings and Other Materials Elements to Criticize Pop Culture Narrative Elements • Genre - classification of style (can be multiple genres mixed) ○ Schindler's List: Drama Carol: Drama & Romance • Subject - topic of the production ○ Schindler's List: HolocaustCarol: Forbidden Love • Theme - lesson we learn / the moral ○ Schindler's The Holocaust was horrible and can'tCarol: True love overcomesevery List: happen again obstacle ○ **We must always ask ourselves what the media is teaching us, it’s the difference between high quality and low quality media • Conflict - the struggle between two forces Schindler's List: Character vs SocieCarol: Character vs Society ○ • Plot - sequence of events ○ Schindler's List: SacrificCarol: Forbidden Love • Tone - creator's attitude towards the subject (director) (NOT the mood) ○ Schindler's List: Sad, Hope, OptimismCarol: Sad, Hope, Optimism • Mood - how it makes you feel (audience) ○ Schindler's List: Sad, Hope, AngerCarol: Sad, Hope, Optimism • Narrative Point of View - 1st person (I), 2nd person (you), 3rd person (he/she/they/it) ○ Schindler's List: 3rd Carol: 3rd Analyzing Characters Major Characters • Protagonist - main character ○ Schindler's List: Oscar SchindleCarol: Carol • Antagonist - opposes protagonist ○ Schindler's List: Directorof the concentrationcampCarol: Carol's husband • Foil - contrasts protagonist, helps protagonist,supporter,best friend ○ Schindler's List: Jewish FrienCarol: Carol's girlfriend Minor Characters - lack depth, static characters, 1-2 known qualities, either all good or all bad, do not change throughout the production good or all bad, do not change throughout the production • Schindler's List: Nazi SoldieCarol: Friends Archetypes - "prototypes" for characters • Schindler's List: Chief LeadeCarol: Seductress Analyzing Setting • Time - day/night, time elapsed, era (can be seen by the clothes, technology, cars, music, language, etc. ○ Schindler's List: WWII, HolocaustCarol: 1950s • Place - type or exact location ○ Schindler's List: AuschwitzCarol: New York City • Context - how/shy people are there ○ Schindler's List: WWII Carol: Where they live Analyzing Audience - main target (age, gender, sexual orientation, race, social status, etc.) • Schindler's List: Teenager+, everyoneCarol: Adult+, LGBT community,upper class Summarizing - listing events in chronological order, no judgements, just the facts. What happened?


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