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Twilight

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Transcript of Twilight

Film Summary:What is Twilight
Non Fiction Fantasy
Grossed $408.9 million
Based off of novels
Vampire VS. Human relationship
One bite
Bellas need for Edward
Method: Enhance Understanding of Literary Devices
Theoretical lenses examine film
Relatable are mentioned
Theory and Analysis: Theories and Devices
Analysis: New Historcism
different perspective
correlates media & history
Conclusion: Further my research
Show other theories that relate
Characterization
Dialogue Theory
Figurative Language
chosen for chacters
Numerous other theories can relate
Intro:The Overall Idea
Understand outlooks
Research film and many theories
Twilight
Intro: Themes Used
New Historicism
Dread and Angst
Conspicuous Consumption
Archetypes
Gender Preformativity
Literary Devices
Tropes
New Historicism
Professor Stephen Greenblatt
displays real life scenarios
gives director ideas
Existentialism
Creates emotions
Characters
Audience
Conspicuous Consumption
Thorstein Veblen
Creates illusion for the audience
Archetypes
Carl Jung
helps directors meet expectations
Gender Preformativity
Judith Butler
keeps roles politically correct
Literary Devices
Necessary
ensures proper grasp
beginning middle, end
Tropes
ensure audience expectations
Twilight
merges fictional vampire & human
fiction through a different lense
possible occurence in real time
Irene Rosenberg Javors relates AMC’s hit TV series The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman and New Historicism in such ways: “How do we explain our cultures fascination with zombies and our fear of becoming one of them? We are a society of consumers who are bombarded daily with advertising designed to deaden our brains and encourage us to impulsively buy what we don’t need or want.”
Analysis: Dread and Angst
fear and anxiety
implications of freedom and rights
anticipate
Twilight
reside in Bella
fears losing Edward
"Becoming one of them"
Albert Camus in The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays, Albert explains that one will rarely find passion without struggle: “There is scarcely any passion without struggle.”
Analysis: Conspicuous Consumption
publicly display
economic power
wealth
no actual power & wealth needed
think otherwise
Twilight
Vampires use conspicuous Consumption
Cullens
fathers a doctor
kids drive nice cars
live in giant glass house
An idea from Thorstien Veblen states that one must have or show some form of wealth in order to look good to others: “In order to stand well in the eyes of the community, becomes necessary to come up to a certain, somewhat indefinite, conventional standard of wealth.”
Analysis: Archetypes
known patterns
universal language
tap into audience's memory during film
Twilight
expressed through characters
Bella
strong
independent
Edward
wise
strong
leader
transformations & awakenings
An idea from David Nelson in his article on PointsInCase.com states his opinion relating why archetypes used in our films: “So, maybe archetypes populate our films because of the subconscious mind.”
Analysis: Gender Preformativity
Correct Gender Roles
men- legs open
women- legs crossed
Twilight
through vampires and humans
actions & behaviors audience looks for
necessary to make movie seem real
An idea from Judith Butler from the website GoodReads, Judith explains that gender sums up imitation: “Gender; a kind of imitation for which there is no original; in fact, remains a kind of imitation that produces the very notion of the original as an effect and consequence of the imitation itself”
Analysis: Literary Devices
Literary elements & techniques
Plot, setting, narrative, structure, characters, theme
Twilight
Has all parts
Continuous mood & theme
Relationship
Analysis: Tropes
visualize typical scenario
viewer recognition
overused to help viewer
hidden
Twilight
sexy slow walk
class partners
sexy guy on motorcycle
good girl, bad boy
Works Cited:
Rosenberg-Javors, Irene. “Zombies ‘R’ Us!.” Annals Of Psychotherapy & Integrative Health 16:2 (2013): 91. Academic Search Complete. Web. 25 Jan 2015.

“Quotes about Existentialism.” Good Reads. Good Reads, 2015. Web. 3 March. 2015.

Thorstein, Veblen. “Thorstein Veblen Quotes.” Rugu Savay. Rugu Savay, 2013. Web. 01 April 2015.

Nelson, David. “Seven Classic Movie Archetypes. “Points in Case. Hotiron Media, 2008. Web. 7 February 2015.

Butler, Judith. “Judith Butler Quotes.” GoodReads. Good Reads Inc, 2015. Web. 17 Feb 2015.

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