assignment 8 narrative theory
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- 1. They are getting on the plane. Hoping for a safe journey and relaxing.
2. Thetimer ends and the snakes start to travel around the plane, but nobody knows yet. 3. Thepilot ends up finding a snake around his controls. He then shows the stewardess and the FBI. The snakes start cutting through the wires on the plane, which drops the oxygen mask, making even more snakes come out. 4. The FBI agent calls the other agent to find a lot of anti-venom for everyone on the plane. They start building a barrier to stop the snake from moving anymore. 5. Atthe end, once all the snakes are gone, the FBI agent and the witness go surfing. 6. FilmOpposite 1Opposite 2ExplanationThe Breakfast They are oppositesClubby the way theydress. Bender dresses likea rebel, pillingclothes on thenwearing leathergloves. Brian dresses like John Bender, who goes by Brian Johnson is nothing like how every parentBender is the rebellious one. Bender. He is the nerd of the wants their child to He gets into trouble all the time group.look. Plain jumper,and ends up having even more He likes to keep himself to normal jeans, socksdetention because of his actionshimself and lacks self-and trainers.in the movie. confidence and does not have He comes from a broken home any social skills.where his father often abuses He is very intelligent but ishim, but puts on a tough imagepressured by his father to befor school. so. He gets angry quickly and seeksattention. 7. FilmOpposite 1 Opposite 2 ExplanationSpiderman They are opposites because oncePeter found out that he had spiderpowers, he used them for good,but when The Lizard got his power,he used it to take over the world. Spiderman is the The Lizard is thehero of the film.villain in the film. He saves the day He gets obsessedafter he was the with power andone to give The loses control.Lizard power in thefirst place. 8. Film Opposite 1 Opposite 2 ExplanationThe Unborn Casey wants to get rid of the family curse, while Matty wants Casey stats to see He wants to be everyone Matty. She finds born again.dead. out hes her twin Hes evil. brother that dead He wants Casey in the womb. dead and is part No one believesof the family her because hercurse. mother died of a mental disability, so they think shes mental too. 9. Film Opposite 1Opposite 2 ExplanationiRobot They are oppositesbecause as adetective, DelSpooners job is toprotect everyonefrom danger, butthen again, so arethe robots. Instead of followingtheir rules thecreate their own totake over the The detective Del Spooner holds The robots live by 3 laws. world. a grudge on the robots because A robot must never harm he says they are heartless as a human being or, through they saved him from drowninginaction, allow any harm instead of a 12 year old girl.to come to a human. A robot must obey the orders given to them by human beings, except where such orders violate the First Law. A robot must protect its own existence unless this violates the First or Second Laws. 10. FilmOpposite 1Opposite 2ExplanationSnakes On A Plane They are oppositesbecause while agentNeville Flynn plans tosave people from thesnake bites, the businessman throws a womansChihuahua at a snake tosave himself. He later gets eatenwhole by a snake. Hes an FBI agent and is on A snobby business man,the plane bringing a murder that is already angry atwitness to LA.the airline for having tomove from first class tocoach, because of theFBI. 11. Narratives set up as puzzles to be solved.So Undercover.Everything is hidden until the end, where thereis a huge plot twist. 12. Actionsand behaviour that leads the audience to expect certain consequences. Horror films: House at the End of the Street. Check to see if the killer is actually dead.Killer is not dead. Other injured person has to save the one inhelp. 13. Connotativemeanings of characters, objectsand location.Bright, daylight Dark, old clothes. background.Scary, evilcontacts. Light, naturalmake-up. Clear, emptyCold, blue lighting. space. 14. Symbolicfeatures often signify oppositions and antitheses. St. Trinians.TrustafarianChavs GeekEmo Posh Totty 15. Outsideof text and knowledge we commonlyshare to bring understanding of the meaningin the text. Often references to things inpopular culture and historical events. Disturbia. Camcorder and TV to show whats on it.Swimming Pool. 16. Ona quest/search to restore the disequilibrium. The Amazing Spiderman/Peter Parker 17. Opposes the hero. Cause of disruption and often a threat to the safety of the heroine. The Lizard. 18. Startsthe hero on its way, usually to restorethe equilibrium.Uncle Ben. Even though he is dead. Peter would havenever become the hero if he wasnt fightingfor Uncle Ben. 19. Helps the hero by giving them a magic tool, to help them on his journey. Could be advice, a skill or an object.N/A 20. Assists/helpsthe hero in resorting the equilibrium. Could be the sidekick. OfficerGeorge Stacy. Once he finds out that SpiderMan is trying tosave the town, he helps SpiderMan bycreating a distraction. 21. Oftenreferred to as the Princess. Is threatened by the villain and needs rescuing by the hero. Often in love. GwenStacy. 22. Startsoff on the heros side then turnsagainst them. Dr. Curt Connors. All he wanted was to cured illnesses, butonce he found a cure for himself, he let it goto his head. 23. The world the characters live in. Mean Girls. Where the characters live in a high school world. 24. Exposes many information. Cast Away After getting washed away onto an island,Chuck must find his way by himself, backhome. 25. Only giving the audience minimal information. Contagion. It is a film about a deadly disease goingaround and nobody knows where it came fromor how to cure it. The audience only findsout at the end wherethe disease came from.