semiotics

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Music and Movies

 

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Matt J

 

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November 11, 2016

 

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Most films within a certain genre fulfill the audience's expectations and follow a specific formula or generic convention. Generic conventions identify genre through character types, settings, props, or event that are repeated from film to film. Generic conventions also include iconography and images...
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Generic conventions also include iconography and images. Timothy Corrigan points out in his book "The Film Experience", that genre has three functions: to provide models for producing other work, to direct audiences expectations and to create categories for judging or evaluating a work. p293, Timothy Corrigan,"Film Experience", 2004, Bedford/St Martins, Boston-New York Tom Ryall sees genres as a "triangle composed of artist, film and audience...
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