todorov’s narrative theory

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  • 1. Todorovs Narrative Theory
    Ellouise Barrett

2. Equilibrium
Disequilibrium
New Equilibrium
3. The expected stages of a narrative
Like most narratives there is a beginning, middle and end.
Todorovs 5 stages of narrative are:
A state of equilibrium
A disruption of that order
The recognition that the order has been disrupted
An attempt to repair the damage
A state of new equilibrium
4. This type of narrative structure is commonly seen throughout many films.It is easily recognisable and familiar.