WEEK 3b what form could a language of cinema take [Autosaved]

WEEK 3b what form could a language of cinema take [Autosaved]

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
WEEK 3: Semiotics FILM331 Film Analysis Lecturer: Dr Liz Watkins E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-3 Room 103, 85 Fairlie Terrace
Background image of page 1

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
The Spiral Staircase   (Robert Siodmak 1945) Helen Capel   Dorothy McGuire Professor Albert Warren  George  Brent Mrs Warren  Ethel Barrymore Doctor Parry  Kent Smith  Blanche   Rhonda Fleming Steven Warren  Gordon Oliver Mrs Oates  Elsa Lanchester nurse Barker  Sara Allgood Mr Oates  Rhys Williams
Background image of page 2
Symbol:  refers to its object by virtue of law or convention.  It is a sign that can be deciphered.  Danger Love passion Stop Icon:  refers to the ‘object’ by resemblance:  There is a visible similarity between the  icon and the person or thing that it refers to. Index: a direct relationship between the sign and object. The index is a trace of the object. A scratch on a film negative is the index of the object (machine, scissors, knife) that made it. Charles Sanders Peirce’s concept of the sign
Background image of page 3

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Ontology of the Photographic  Image Andre Bazin, ‘The Ontology of the Photographic Image’, What is Cinema? Vol. 1 (1967) The photographic image like a
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course FILM 331 taught by Professor Lizwatkins during the Spring '11 term at Victoria Wellington.

Page1 / 14

WEEK 3b what form could a language of cinema take [Autosaved]

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

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