Initial Ideas

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Initial ideas for media studies

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Initial Ideas
1 Drama
1.1 Sub genres
1.1.1 Tragedy
1.1.2 Comedy
1.1.3 Farce
1.1.4 Melodrama
1.1.5 Musical
1.2 Death, marriage, birth of baby, emotional stuff.
1.3 Positive resoultions
2 Psychological Thriller
2.1 Narrative
2.1.1 A guy has an accident after his daughter has died. The mother gets depression and cant cope with bringing up the daughter. She then loses her mind and ends up in a mental hospital. The daughter gets adopted and then her real mother breaks out and tries to terrorise her.
2.1.2 Films:
2.1.2.1 Victim
2.1.2.2 Guilt
2.1.2.3 Letter
2.1.3 Challenges narrative convention
2.1.3.1 Todorov
2.1.3.2 Propp - 8 character roles not fully implemented into the text
2.1.3.3 Levi-Strauss - characters are equal
2.2 Genre Conventions
2.2.1 Potential use of chiaroscuro lighting effects
2.2.2 Desaturated colours
2.2.3 Handheld cameras
2.2.4 Isolated settings
2.2.4.1 Characters are alone
3 Comedy
3.1 Sub genres
3.1.1 Dark humour
3.1.2 Slapstick
3.1.3 Alternative
3.1.4 Insults
3.2 It follows most narrative conventions
3.2.1 Unless the comedy challenges these views
3.3 Positive resoultions
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