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Scott
Why don't you write up a one page response paper for each of the films
you've missed; that will replace the two quizzes.
Sue
At 01:19 PM 3/14/02 -0500, you wrote:
> >>Many non-linear plots (Ground Hog Day,
> >>Run Lola Run, Sliding Doors etc) cause no problems for mass audiences in
> >>terms of comprehensibility.
>
>gotta be careful with our terminology here . . . these movies have
>absolutely
>linear stories, and only to the extent that the plot is the arrangement of
>the
>story in the telling can we say that the plot is non-linear . . . in some
>other
>discourses the plt itself is linear andonly the narration is non-linear
>
>i think it makes little sense to see every moive with a flashback as
>essentially non-linear . . . the question insofar as comprehensibility
>is concerned is whether the events of the film, no matter in what
>order we see them, can be rearranged in our minds to construct
>a coherent story
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