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 Buttsworths article connecting it to militarism Giant caterpillar for demonthe 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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