Unformatted text preview: Lateral or Hierarchical The purpose of a story is to say something that causes someone else to put together and think through. It’s a combined effort. Rolan Barthes: On what a narrative is: Discourse happens within the story and discourse happens about the story Functions of a narrative: Cateletic: Doesn’t have anything to do with the story; excess information Cardinal: In charge of; big; has the power to change the story...
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- Spring '08
- English-language films, Jerry McGuire List, Rolan Barthes, Jerry McGuire