postmodern conventions

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Decline of meta narrative
ideas and concepts used to explain the way the world is and the way it should be
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Hyper reality
Beaudrillard's concept that we live in a media-saturated world where much of our experiences are in the form of media rather than first hand experiences
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Confusion over time and space
time and space becomes less stable, more confusing and more disunities particularly due to the mass media (allowing access to the world from home)
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Style over substance
media texts - look good and entertain but may not have a deep hidden meaning
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High art and low art
there is no distinction between the 2 in postmodern texts
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Parody
a humorous and exaggerated imitation of a text/style
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simulacrum
distinction between the media and reality has collapsed; there is no such thing as originality any more only copies of copies
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Hybridity
the mixing of genres
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Pastiche
a respectful imitation of a media text/style
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Bricolage
something created from a variety of things
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Intertextuality
this is when one text references another text
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Hyper reality

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Beaudrillard's concept that we live in a media-saturated world where much of our experiences are in the form of media rather than first hand experiences

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Confusion over time and space

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Style over substance

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High art and low art

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