CH_6 Interpretation - Interpretation of Meaning Dr Kim...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Interpretation of Meaning Interpretation of Meaning Dr. Kim Dr. Kim
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
People do not stop to analyze the system of  signifiers that enable the text to signify in  particular ways Reading the text -> Encoding and Decoding ->  Polysemic nature of media message 
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Narrative Analysis  Story, Discourse, Time… Fisher’s Narrative Paradigm  - Narrative Probability (or Coherence) - Narrative Fidelity 
Background image of page 4
Fisher’s Narrative Paradigm (1987) 1. Humans are essentially storytellers…. 2. The paradigmatic mode of human decision-making and  communication is “good reasons,” which vary in for  among situations, genres, and media of  communication…. . 3. The production and practice of good reasons are ruled  by matters of history, biography, culture, and  character…
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Fisher’s Narrative Paradigm (1987) 1. Rationality is determined by the nature of persons as narrative  beings – their inherent awareness of 
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course COMMUNICAT CMNU220 taught by Professor Dr.kim during the Spring '08 term at Northeastern.

Page1 / 9

CH_6 Interpretation - Interpretation of Meaning Dr Kim...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online