10.12.2011 Modes of Representation Realism and Formalism

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10.12.2011 Modes of Representation: Realism and Formalism - Objective Mode of Representation: o Much about reality o Style: Realism o You are supposed to observe certain elements of realism o You have to obey certain precepts o Realism: a manner of representation between the way things are and the way things are portrayed The director wants to show how everything really is Depicting a tree with all the details Realist depicts character within society, very social animal, inseparable from society, time and setting is very important to the realist. Charcaters with a psychological and sociological dimension Always finds something wrong in a depiction, wants you to see a problem and do something about it Likes the common, average man, in the present place and time Will not shy away from controversial or sensational issues in society o Because it’s apart of life Endings tend to be optimistic, ambiguous, or bleak Feels that what he is saying is more important
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course CTCS 190 taught by Professor Casper during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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