Narrative ETS 154 - M001
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Date Created: 10/15/15
Narrative A beginning middle and end Classic narrative cinema associated with Hollywood film Clear cause and effect relation Chain of events causegteffectgtcausegteffect Compositional elements of classical narrative Naturalistic miseenscene Tradition of presence Continuity editing orientating through time and space Sound continuity orientating through sound Conventions Individually centered narratives protagonistantagonist Character hierarchy main characters at top then supporting characters minorwalkon roles extras Characters are causal agents they make things happen actions driven by motivated individuals that cause other events to occur Transparency in desires characters will tell audience why they do what they do Protagonist s desire complemented by the viewer s desire to know what why how Unmarked omniscient or restricted narration tends to be told from third person Narrative linearity clear sense of events can have ashback but events are clear in time Strong degree of narrative closure Tight narrative economy