Short Guide to Writing about Film

ISBN-10: 0205668941
ISBN-13: 9780205668946
Edition: 7th 2010
Authors: Timothy Corrigan
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Book details

List price: $45.67
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/26/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preface
Writing about the Movies
Why Write about the Movies?
Your Audience and the Aims of Film Criticism
The Screening Report The Movie Review
The Theoretical Essay
The Critical Essay Opinion and Evaluation Exercises
Beginning to Think
Preparing to Watch, and Starting to Write Subject Matter and Meaning Silent Dialogue: Talking Back to the Movies
Taking Notes Visual Memory and Reflection Exercises
Film Terms and Topics for Film Analysis and Writing Themes Film and the Other Arts
Narrative
Characters
Point of View
Comparative Essays Mise-en-Scegrave;ne and Realism
Realism
Elements of Mise-en-Scegrave;ne Composition and the Image
The Shot
The Edited Image Sound Sample Essay Exercises
Six Approaches to Writing about Film Film History National Cinemas Genres Auteurs
Kinds of Formalism Ideology
Sample Essays Exercises
Style and Structure in Writing The Right Words
Concrete Language
Denotation and Connotation
Tone
Repetitions and Cliches
Effective Sentences
Economy Varied Sentence
Structures Coherent Paragraphs
Introductory Paragraphs Concluding Paragraphs
Revisions and Proofreading
Checklist for Writing an Effectiv

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