Film: Dark Knight Rises - Narrative

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  • Film: Dark Knight Rises - Narrative
    • Seven story types
      • Orpheus
        • Loss of Bruce's parents and Rachel's death in previous film
        • Talia's loss of her father (Rasual Ghaul)
        • Batman's loss of Alfred when he left him
      • Achillies
        • Flawless / almost flawless person - Batman
      • Circe
        • The chase - Bane v Batman
      • Cinderella
        • In the end - Selina and Bruce
    • Booker's 7 plots
      • Rags to Riches - Orphan Blake who inherites the bat cave
      • The Quest - To save gotham
      • Voyage and Return - Batman in the underground prison back to Gotham
    • Proppian Roles
      • Hero- Bruce/Batman
      • Villain - Bane
      • Princess - Gotham
      • Henchmen - Bane's army
      • Helper - Selina/ Catwomen
      • Blocker - Miranda Tate
      • False Hero - Miranda
      • Doner - Blake
      • Dispatcher - Lucius Fox
    • Binary Oppositions
      • Crime v Jusice
      • Batman v Bane
        • Hero v Villain
      • Right v wrong
      • Good v evil
    • Barthes Codes
      • Cultural code
        • City symbolizes Gotham
        • Batman mask, cape and the bat - recognise these as Batman
      • Enigma code
        • Who is Bane?
        • How will they stop the bomb?
        • How will Batman save Gotham?
    • Campbell archetypes
      • Outcast - Seliena
      • King - Gordon
      • Temptress - Selia and Miranda
      • Wise Old man - Aldred

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