Narrative Structure By Louise McGee
Narrative terms <ul><li>Inter-texuality how it relates to other media texts </li></ul><ul><li>Goodwin's theory based on ...
Linking music videos to narrative techniques <ul><li>Death cab for cutie “grapevine fires”- protagonist is the boy, antag...
How is narrative used in music videos? Concepts of narrative storytelling techniques and structure with reference to speci...
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Narrative Structure Powerpoint

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  • 1. Narrative Structure By Louise McGee
  • 2. Narrative terms <ul><li>Inter-texuality how it relates to other media texts </li></ul><ul><li>Goodwin's theory based on 8 principles; link between lyrics and visuals, music and visuals, genre characteristics,intertexual reference, notions of looking, voyeurism, demand of record label, performance based. </li></ul><ul><li>Story follows Todorovs theory of a 3 part structure; equilibrium, disequilibrium and new equilibrium. What happens. </li></ul><ul><li>Plot where the story goes, sets something out. </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative story + plot, order of what happens and how. </li></ul><ul><li>Linear story and plot work together in a logical order </li></ul><ul><li>Non linear story and plot do not work in a backwards order. </li></ul><ul><li>Protagonist main character </li></ul><ul><li>Antagonist the cause of problems person/thing </li></ul>
  • 3. Linking music videos to narrative techniques <ul><li>Death cab for cutie “grapevine fires”- protagonist is the boy, antagonist is the fire, narrative devices that are used are captions and photos, Goodwin's theory the lyrics relate to the images. </li></ul><ul><li>Coldplay “The scientist” – uses a non-linear plot because of its reversed plot. </li></ul><ul><li>Bat for lashes “whats a girl to do” – linear structure </li></ul><ul><li>Dizzee rascal “sirens” – Goodwins theory the music and images and lyrics and images link to each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Muse “Hysteria” – Non-linear, flashbacks shown from a video tape. </li></ul><ul><li>Lady gaga “telephone” – Protagonist,antagonist. </li></ul>
  • 4. How is narrative used in music videos? Concepts of narrative storytelling techniques and structure with reference to specific values. <ul><li>Music videos use narrative to ; entertain, make sense,engage,explain/echo the lyrics. </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative = story + plot </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative devices ; titles, captions, photographs, repeated shots, protagonist, antagonist, narrator, character roles, flashbacks, wider narratives. </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative structure ; performance based, narrative based, concept based, purpose and appeal of the narrative structure. </li></ul>

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