08 – Genre- Classical Phase

08 – Genre- Classical Phase - 3/25/08...

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Unformatted text preview: 3/25/08 Genre: Classical Phase 25/03/2008 16:02:00 Code of Genre Creates meaning in a movie A category in which a specific type of works are grouped Essential common characteristics o Same setting o Subject matter o Worldview o Characters o Conflicts o Tensions o Type of music o Dialogue Content of a movie o Character o Subject o Setting Form o How its presented o Visual Design o Composition o Sound Design o Etc, blah blah Genre 1.) The myth 2.) Conventions 3.) Series of images and sounds that occur again and again in every work within a genre Genres Tragedy o To ones own self one must be true o Man attempting to break bounds o Implies the heroic in the man o This is not the age of tragedy though. This is the age of the antihero, not the hero o Another reason tragedy is not invoked is because tragedy applies a ceiling We live in a secular world not religious o Tragedy arouses fear and pity, whereas today we want to be uplifted o Subforms Elizabethan Carolingian Common Man Comedy o Man having limits o Conventions Characters are highly stylized, exaggerated Never get close to characters Pace has to be good, has to be well written o Purely intellectual (or is it feeling?) o Has to have a certain kind of actor...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course CTCS 190 taught by Professor Casper during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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