Cinema Narration

The Classical Hollywood Style: objective camera (no looking at lens) cause and effect editing goal or desire and an obstacle to goal closure – plot resolved time and pace for story effects and information Aristotle’s Poetics, 335 BC:  plot = “the arrangement of the incidents” into a whole drama vs. narration / show vs. tell (mimesis) unity of action (cause and effect chain) complex plot: reversal and recognition tragedy arouses…

May 5, 2017