Media Terminology

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  • Created on: 14-04-14 16:39
Protagonist
Idealised human; strong, funny clever; usually male; good looking;exceptional moral; superpowers
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Antagonist
usually male; may share qualities as hero but uses these for evil
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Damsel in distress\ Love intrest
attractive depend on hero
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Comic relief character
often stupid; to make the hero look even more impressive; usually calms tension
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Sidekick
might also be comic relief character; loyal, moral, makes the hero look even better
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Disposable minor characters
there to make crowds, armies; to be blown up; may act as obstacles in chase scenes
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Boss
commands the hero, although the hero sometimes the hero rebels
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Jeopardy
a challenge or trouble
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A chase
often involving planes, cars, trains, obstacles (people or objects)
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Isolation
settings which are threatening; deserts, underwater, high buildings
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A reversal of fortune
where the hero goes against all odds
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Card 2

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Antagonist

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usually male; may share qualities as hero but uses these for evil

Card 3

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Damsel in distress\ Love intrest

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Card 4

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Comic relief character

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Card 5

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Sidekick

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