film ch 8 Realistic Narratives

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  1. Realism is defined as an...
    absence of style, - style is a preeminent concern among formalists.
  2. Which two types of narratives are patterned and manipulated? Which one attempts to submerge the pattern and attempt to appear random with the dramatic events?
    realistic and formalist narratives

    realistic narratives
  3. Realists prefer (1)_____, (2)__________ plots, with no clearly defined (3)_________, (4)______, or (5)___.
    • 1. loose
    • 2. discursive
    • 3. beginning
    • 4. middle
    • 5. end
  4. "Slice of life" comes from what type of narrative?
    realistic narrative
  5. Realists often borrow their structures from the cycles of ______.
    nature
  6. Rites of passage include...
    birth, puberty, first love, first job, marriage, painful separations and death.
  7. Other traits of realistic narratives...

    1. A (1)____________ implied author who (2)"_______" objectively and avoids making judgements.
    • 1. nonintrusive
    • 2. "reports"
  8. Other traits of realistic narratives...

    2. A rejection of (1)_______, (2)_____ conventions, (3)____ situations and characters in favor of the (4)______, the (5)________, the (6)______.
    • 1. cliche
    • 2. stale
    • 3. stock
    • 4. unique
    • 5. concrete
    • 6. specific
  9. Other traits of realistic narratives... 

    3. A fondness for (1)______, with (2)"________" or (3)"___" subject matter that is often criticized for its (4)__________ and (5)"___ _____."
    • 1. expose
    • 2. shocking
    • 3. low
    • 4. grittiness
    • 5. "bad taste"
  10. Other traits of realistic narratives...

    4. An (1)_______________ point of view that rejects (2)____ happy endings, (3)________ thinking, (4)__________ cures, and other forms of (5)_____ optimism.
    • 1. antisentimental
    • 2. glib
    • 3. wishful
    • 4. miraculous
    • 5. phony
  11. Other traits of realistic narratives...

    5. An avoidance of (1)_________ and (2)____________ in favor of (3)_____________ and (4)______________.
    • 1. melodrama
    • 2. exaggeration
    • 3. understatement
    • 4. dedramatization
  12. Other traits of realistic narratives...

    6. A scientific view of (1)_________ an (2__________, with a corresponding (3)_________ of such (4)________ concepts as (5)_______ and (6)____.
    • 1. causality
    • 2. motivation
    • 3. rejection
    • 4. romantic
    • 5. Destiny
    • 6. Fate
  13. Other traits of realistic narratives...

    7. An avoidance of the (1)_______ impulse in favor of a (2)_____, (3)_______________ presentation.
    • 1. lyrical
    • 2. plain
    • 3. straightfoward

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