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classical - Oct 29 Genre/Classical Genre o Distinct type in...

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Oct 29 Genre/Classical Genre o Distinct type in which great number of specific kinds of artwork are grouped o Determined by essential common characteristics (content—different than form—content = what; form = how) Subject/themes/world view Moods/atmosphere Setting Plot/conflicts/resolutions Character types o Criteria used to lump films into these groups Myth/story Conventions Eg using songs and dance in musicals, gas light lingo in gangster films Iconography-series of sights and sounds that repeat themselves in film and from film to film 3 leading genres o tragedy idealist image of man being unbounded, infite, true to himself man being heroic not present in todays art age of anti hero theological genre that implies a significant universe no longer present arouses fear and pity—requires thought and contemplations (no place in post modernism) o comedy stylized image of man being bound, fallible eg singin in the rain slap stick pie in the face
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