1B Theorists

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GENRE, Rick Altman
Genre is made up of SEMANTIC (signs) and SYNTACTIC (themes) elements.
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GENRE, Steve Neale
Genre's are constantly evolving but have 5 main stages: Form finding itself, the classic, stretching genre boundaries, parody, homage
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NARRATIVE, Todorov
5 stages of narattive: Equilibrium, Disruption, Recognition, Attempt to repair, New Equilibrium
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NARRATIVE, Propp
5 characters within a narrative: Hero, Villain, Donor, Helper, Dispatcher
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NARRATIVE, Cameron
Narratives can have unusual structures including ANACHRONIC (flashbacks) and EPISODIC (seperate narratives with a common link
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AUDIENCE, Richard Dyer
Audiences want Utopian solutions to their problems
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AUDIENCE, Blumler and Katz
Uses and Gratifications theory: audience consume media for Escapism, Education, Entertainment, Social Interaction etc.
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AUDIENCE, Hypodermic Needle
Audience both consciously and subconsciously intake the message(s) portrayed in media
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AUDIENCE, Tajfel and Turner
Audiences want to feel superior to characters on screen
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REPRESENTATION, Propp
Characters are represented as 5 specific roles in media: Hero, Villain, Donor, Helper, Dispatcher
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REPRESENTATION, Angela McRobbie
Men and women are represented through stereotypes/traditional gender roles
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Levi Strauss
Binary Opposition
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Genre's are constantly evolving but have 5 main stages: Form finding itself, the classic, stretching genre boundaries, parody, homage

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Narratives can have unusual structures including ANACHRONIC (flashbacks) and EPISODIC (seperate narratives with a common link

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