The Concept of Narrative: An Analysis of Requiem for a Dream(.com) and Donnie Darko(.com

  title={The Concept of Narrative: An Analysis of Requiem for a Dream(.com) and Donnie Darko(.com},
  author={J. Beck},
  journal={Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies},
  pages={55 - 82}
  • J. Beck
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Sociology
  • Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies
This article will discuss the concept of narrative and how this idea has been defined by writers from various academic specialisations such as film studies, literary studies, narratology and new media studies. This initial discussion of how narrative has variously been conceptualised leads to an analysis of several test case examples of 'official' websites from the films Donnie Darko (dir. Richard Kelly II, USA, 2001) and Requiem for a Dream (dir. Darren Aronofsky, USA, 2000), both still… 
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