Fundamentals of Classical Narration

  • James Mairata


To understand how Spielberg utilises style to construct narrative, we first need to consider the theoretical components relevant to this study. Contained within the over-arching theory of poetics are fundamental systems such as narration, style and scenographic space. Each needs to be defined and contextualised within the formal system that is mainstream classical cinema.


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  • James Mairata
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  1. 1.Charles Sturt UniversitySydneyAustralia

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