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Metaphor, Structure, Character, Motif

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Meaning in movies is also created through metaphor, structure, character, and motifs. In a metaphor, a thing is associated with an idea or an emotional state. Structure describes the overall design of a movie, the way different elements...

The Last Battle

Lee : A Romance

Faber & Faber, 1997

Book chapter

...It didn’t take us long to put the trial behind us. We had much to do: finishing the remodelling of the house, celebrating the births of more grandchildren, fulfilling our publicity commitments, making more movies — and of course, our yearly...

Charting Upward Social Mobility

Sally Faulkner

Sally Faulkner is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. She is the author of Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema (2004) and A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film of the 1960s (2006) and was awarded a Fellowship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Spanish Film : Cinema and Society 1910–2010

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Spanish cinema of the 1950s is populated with metaphors for frustrated social stasis, from the circular big wheel on which the protagonist-couple get stranded in That Happy Couple* (Esa pareja feliz Bardem and Berlanga 1951), to the name...

Keeping the Faith

Lee : A Romance

Faber & Faber, 1997

Book chapter

...Lee was invited to the 58th Academy Awards presentations in March 1986.‘You’ll enjoy it,’ he said. ‘Let’s go.’We left the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in a good mood. There was no heat on: Lee was not nominated for anything or presenting...

Accident (2000)

Directed by

 Joseph Losey

Written by

Harold Pinter

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...The House. Night. Summer. Long shot. The camera is still, looking at the house from outside the gate, up the short curved drive, across the circular gravel court. In a meadow behind the house, dim shapes of animals. The camera moves slowly...
...Philip K. Dick’s 1965 novel The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch tells the story of a rapidly warming Earth on which the wealthy live in shielded estates and exclusive condos while the global poor and ordinary working stiffs are either...

The Social Construction of Generations in a Media Society: The Case of Postwar West Germany

Materializing Memories : Dispositifs, Generations, Amateurs

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This article asks how “generations” are created through media discourses and public debates and what modern generational history can learn from theoretical and methodological approaches of media studies.Recent scholarship on generational...

The Loss of the Separated World: On Pasolini’s Communism

Pier Paolo Pasolini, Framed and Unframed : A Thinker for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...“We’re all in danger,” in In Danger: A Pasolini Anthology , ed. Jack Hirschman (San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 2010), 235. Translations are mine unless otherwise noted. In cases where a good English...

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Lee : A Romance

Faber & Faber, 1997

Book chapter

...Lee died on 29 August 1987. He died not from a sudden heart attack, but from a combination of incompetence and arrogance: a doctor who did not recognize a case of peritonitis, and who refused to take the symptoms seriously because they were...

New York

Lee : A Romance

Faber & Faber, 1997

Book chapter

...Some months later, Lee decided he had had enough of high school. He had been in many schools, public and private, he had fought in a world war, been wounded, had lived in Florida, Chicago, New York. He found it difficult to sit...