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  I guess I've always assumed that some heavy duty analysis goes on
non-stop during the writing, development, and pre-production phases (I
know these phases are not really distinct) so that what happens on the
set is a result of all the thinking about potential meanings and how
to express them.  And I've also believed that, no matter how much
intended meaning is created by an artist or group of artists, members
of the audience (including academics and other theorists) can still
create their own, different meanings from the materials presented.
                                                Stephen Brophy
                                                Cambridge, Mass.