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What are the 7 generic features?
1. Characterisation 2. Setting (Diegesis) 3. Expectations 4. Story 5. Themes 6. Mise-en-Scene 7. Production Techniques
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Explain how the Characterisation can help to identify the genre
A character is presented in a media text we sometimes call them STEREOTYPES. It can refer to stars/ACTORS WHO PLAY A PARTICULAR TYPE OF ROLE or PERSONAL QUALITIES OF MAIN CHARACTERS.
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Explain how the Setting (Diegesis) can help to identify the genre
The geographical (place) and historical (context) of the text might help identify the genre.
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Explain how Expectations can help to identify the genre
Audiences will have an understanding of SIMILAR/COMPARABLE texts to help identify the genre. PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE of the genre also allows audiences to predict NARRATIVE PATTERNS.
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Explain how the Story can help to identify the genre
Often PREDICTABLE PLOT LINES AND NARRATIVE STRUCTURES allow us to identify genre.
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Explain how the Themes can help to identify the genre
The way in which IDEAS ARE EXPLORED, IDEOLOGY IS PRESENTED and SUBJECT MATTER DEALT WITH. DIFFERENT GENRES WILL DEAL WITH THESE IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
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Explain how Mise-en-Scene (Iconography) can help to identify the genre
A range of PROPS/STOCK IMAGES + SYMBOLS WHICH HAVE FIXED CONNOTATIONS WITH A CERTAIN TYPE OF GENRE (Western - desert, hats, guns)
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Explain how Production Techniques can help to identify the genre
Creative use of CAMERA TECHNIQUES, LIGHTING AND SOUND. Can also be linked to EDITING and USE OF COLOUR.
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A character is presented in a media text we sometimes call them STEREOTYPES. It can refer to stars/ACTORS WHO PLAY A PARTICULAR TYPE OF ROLE or PERSONAL QUALITIES OF MAIN CHARACTERS.

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