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Unformatted text preview: Fall 2010 VAB 132 GOSHORN Throughout the history of motion pictures, films have been primarily used to tell a story of some fashion. The chief concern of this class is the theatrical narrative film, also known as the fiction film or the dramatic film. To understand appreciate this type of cinema, its individual disciplines, and the art of the filmmaker, one first must have a basic comprehension of dramatic storytelling. The earliest theories about dramatic storytelling were formulated by Aristotle, in The Poetics , about epic poetry and classical tragedy . Aristotle broke down drama into the following components: plot, character, thought, diction, melody, and spectacle. According to Aristotelian principles, a good plot must have a clear beginning, middle, and end, forming a unified whole without loose ends. The best plots contain surprises discoveries and...
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course FIL 1000 taught by Professor Goshorn during the Fall '10 term at University of Central Florida.

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