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Unformatted text preview: enough to contain sufficient variety. ○ category must repeat because one or two isolated symbols have little effect ● Variety and repetition drive the image system ● a film's poetics must be handled w. virtual invisibility and go consciously recognized by the audience Two Types of Image Systems ● External and Internal Imagery ○ External ■ External Imagery already has symbolic meaning outside the film ● –Crucifix, religious meaning ● –Spiderweb, entanglement ● –American flag, patriotism ● Rocky IV ○ Rocky wraps himself in an enormous American flag after defeating the Russian opponent. ● Internal Imagery ○ Internal Imagery takes a category that may or may not have symbolic meaning and brings it into the film to give it an entirely new meaning appropriate to the particular film in that particular film alone....
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- Fall '14
- Semiotics, Abstraction, Audience theory, Concepts in metaphysics