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Topic Themes

Revise: Loneliness

Alienation

Isolation

Solitude

Repression

The American Dream

Contexts

The Cold War

Shown where and how?


9/11/Terrorism

Pandemics Bioethics Blaxploitation Film

Woodstock and the 60’s

Germ warfare

Science

Concepts

Capitalism


Marxism

Xenophobia

Utopia

Dystopia

‘Otherness’

Darwinism – Survival of the most able to adapt Creationism – Adam and Eve/Eden Religion

Representatio n–

Star


Masculinity

Physique

Role/Function Skills/Abilities

Class

Costume/Dress Codes

Occupation

Whiteness Ethnicity

Stereotypes

Jim Crow – 1890 theatre


Wille Best – blackface, The Minstrel Show Stephin’ Fetchit, Sleep n’ Eat WASP

Representatio n – Femininity

Personal qualities

Associative traits/roles

Occupation

Princess? (Proppian reward? Stereotypes

Blaxploitation


Place Los Angeles

the 60s

Neville’s House

Air-born disease

New York -

2009-2012

Sky-line

Air-born disease

Sleeper cells

Genre Fr: Type/Category Sub-genre/s

Action Film Hybridity


Post-Modernism Intertextuality Neale: genre relies on intertextual relay Homage

Genre codes Mise-en-scene codes Genre conventions

Familiar, expected, repeated or static Difference, unexpected, different or dynamic

Narrative

Structure –paradigms Tzvetan Todorov

Chronology


Resolution

Open/Closed 窶田losure

Roland Barthes

Action Codes

Enigma Codes or Hematic Codes Visual or aural codes (semic codes) Referential Codes

Symbolic Codes

Narrator Narration Narrational devices Claude LティviStrauss

Binary-Oppositions


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