The Structure of Repetition in the Cinema: Three Hollywood Genres

@article{Shaham2013TheSO,
  title={The Structure of Repetition in the Cinema: Three Hollywood Genres},
  author={Inbar Shaham},
  journal={Poetics Today},
  year={2013},
  volume={34},
  pages={437-518}
}
  • I. Shaham
  • Published 21 December 2013
  • Art
  • Poetics Today
Thestructureofrepetition,asMeirSternberg(1978)definesit,consistsinthe repeatedpresentationofafabulaiceventalongthetextcontinuum.Ithasthreetypesof component members: (1) forecast (e.g., command, scenario); (2) enactment (represent- ing the forecast's objective realization, as communicated by an authorized narrator); and (3)report (about an enactment, a forecast, or another report, all delivered by some character). This research examines the repetition structure in cinematic narrative… 

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