ETS 145 3.19

ETS 145 3.19 - ← Hellmouth town built on a portal of hell...

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ETS 145- Buffy 19/03/2008 10:41:00 *Producerly texts (i.e. textual conditions prompting/motivating/requiring popular  reception (negotiated readings)----they help define pop culture) -Language (e.g. puns) -Excess/obviousness- cultural legitimacy -Intertextuality—now viewers help mold the episodes -(Textual) poverty---repetitive and seriality (very simple, formulaic)  -Leaky (formal) boundaries- gaps, contradictions, incoherence (shows that  viewers can still follow the show or remember what has happened in previous shows to  still understand what’s going on.) Buffy Gang (Scooby Gang- slayerettes)  Willow- actually a witch Xander Cordelia Giles Oz(Seth) /Tara Anya
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Unformatted text preview: ← Hellmouth- town built on a portal of hell. This is why Sunnydale has so many weird things.---metaphor to school ← “Graduation Day” • Buffy leads an army---links to Buttsworth’s article connecting it to militarism • Giant caterpillar for demon—the mayor • Intertextuality with Columbine ← “Becoming” • Buffy shows the bottom-up power. She has power over her mother. The teenagers are running/saving the world. • When Spike is invited into the house. • Trying to stop Angel from letting the demon from the crypt thing escape and end the world. ← Vampires relate to sexuality 19/03/2008 10:41:00 ← 19/03/2008 10:41:00 ←...
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