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Unformatted text preview: H ow does a character na r rator and a non-character nar rator appear and work?
--omniscient voice (All knowing and All seeing etc…
--unseen character (i.e. ghost)
--a character in the film that tu rns to the viewer to narrate (crossing the diegetic/nondiegetic line)
--an inner voice of one of the characters
The Classical Hollywood Cinematic mode of na r rative:
--largely att ributed to the fi rst half of the 20-th century
--is stylistic as well as historical
--many films still follow this model (it is familiar and effective)
“action stems from individual characters as casual agents”
What drives this? Desire, inner motivations, wants and needs ...
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- Spring '11