formnarrativesubjectivity - More than just comprehending,...

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form, narrative, subjectivitiy 05:04 What is identification? Emotional experiences and (dis)pleasure of “being in someone else’s shoes” “identification” vs. “point of view” not the same thing Visual techniques + storytelling devices + personal participation = identification We bring characters to life by lending a bit of ourselves to figures on screen Identifying with the camera Cinematography (camera angles, distance, movement) Editing Sound Constantly repositioning viewer from shot to shot, scene to scene from media text.
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Unformatted text preview: More than just comprehending, but personal feeling or emotional attachment from identifying w/ camera Ex. Saving Private Ryan Spectator position is not the same as point of view. The Spectator Position: Process of identification can do ideological work. Spectator Position of camera often aligned with white male protagonists, film-makers. Positions women as objects to be looked at/desired by both character AND audience. Normalizes unequal gender relations, straight sexuality. Ex. Die Another Day Halle Barry comes out of the water and the spectator is encouraged to desire her. 05:04 05:04...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course CA 250 taught by Professor Lindsaygarrison during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.

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