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dc - chapter 8 - . In The Poetics, Aristotle distinguished...

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. In The Poetics , Aristotle distinguished between two types of fictional narratives. __________ is the province of the live theater, where the events "tell themselves." Your Answer: d Correct Answer: mimesis 2. __________ , the province of the literary epic and the novel, is a story told by a narrator who is sometimes reliable, sometimes not. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: Diegesis 3. __________ is a study of how stories work, how we make sense of the raw materials of a narrative, and how we fit them together to form a coherent whole. It is also the study of different narrative structures, storytelling strategies, aesthetic conventions, types of stories (genres), and their symbolic implications. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: Narratology 4. Narration differs according to a movie's style. In __________ films, the implied author is virtually invisible, and the story seems to unfold automatically, usually in chronological sequence. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: realistic 5. In __________ narrative structures, we are generally aware of a shaping hand in the storyline. Boring gaps in the narrative are edited out by a discreet storyteller, who keeps a low profile yet still keeps the action on track, moving toward a specific destination--the resolution of the story's central conflict. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: classical 6.
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In __________ narratives, the author is overtly manipulative, sometimes scrambling the chronology of the story or heightening or restructuring events to maximize a thematic idea. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: formalistic 7. The __________ can be defined as the general subject matter, the raw materials of a dramatic action in chronological sequence. Your Answer:
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dc - chapter 8 - . In The Poetics, Aristotle distinguished...

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