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    Operatic Modernism

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    within the rubric of modernism, deliberately broke with the bases of Western art, culture and society. While working within the operatic institution, Strauss' Salome, Weill's Die Dreigroschenoper, and Berg's Wozzeck profoundly challenge the generic conventions of the operatic tradition. Through their careful combination of innovation in music, text, structure, and staging, their questioning of traditional morality, and pointed social and historical commentaries, these three operas facilitate criticism

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    In his short story The Adventure of the Speckled Band, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle uses certain conventions expected of the detective genre to bring the story an exciting dénouement. Discuss and consider the moral twist in the tale of the story. In analyzing “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” and in the view of the background to different detective genre stories it becomes clear that generic conventions are attached to them. This is one of many excellent detective stories written. It stands out

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    limiting notion. Thus, the selection includes work that represents Natives in both traditional and contemporary roles and situations; and the format of the writing ranges from a transcription of an oral narrative to examples of conformity with the generic conventions of the Western short story. He is reluctant to constrain the possibilities for Native expression, but is ready to admit that the advent of a written culture with English as a shared language has allowed the various indiginous cultures to discover

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    In discussing generic conventions with regard to Winesburg, Ohio and the short story cycle, it might be appropriate to first delineate the boundaries of what is nominally considered the short story sequence and note its place in relation to more conventional novels. The overriding question in rendering this distinction, of course, is the preliminary consideration of whether Winesburg should properly be categorized as a novel; that is, at which point does a collection of short stories achieve sufficient

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    compression of the pages before them, that we are all hastening together to perfect felicity." As far as I know this is the only overt reference Austen ever makes to the material nature of her medium, and the relationship of that materiality to generic conventions. She might as well have said "This is a romantic comedy I'm writing" as announce that the happy-ending conclusion was foregone. In terms of audience reception -- surprise, suspense, narrative deferral -- the advantage of writing film scripts

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    anything else the ambiguity of Calvino's works. The obsession to label all narratives arises from our compulsion to make sense of this world, as literary generic categories form part of our cosmologies. Calvino's work however, eludes us by drawing upon multifarious techniques and images to create a narrative that defies all generic conventions. Attempting to arrive at a sole conclusion with a single key to unlock Calvino's narrative is to underestimate its full potential, for no single label justifies

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    A Combination of Generic Codes and Conventions in the Opening Sequence of Thelma and Louise “Since the 60s, in the era of Easy Rider (1969), the road movie has increasingly portrayed those who are out of society for whom the road represents a brief reprieve from social conventions and the law.” – BFI Modern Classics. The classic road movie was about male privilege, and the right to go on a trip without worrying about the destination or family left at home. Women were not the protagonists

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    sub-genre of horror. However their genres are extremely different because ‘Shaun of the Dead’ is also a comedy. Both of these films use typical conventions of the zombie genre. For example, they both use the convention of desertion and loneliness. In ’28 days later’, Jim comes out of the hospital to a completely deserted city (London). This convention helps create unease in an audience, especially when these scenes are set in places that are usually crowded i.e. we expect cities to be full with

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    Generic Conventions of Teen Movies in the 1955 Film Rebel Without a Cause 'Rebel without a cause' was the first ever film to be targeted at the newly established Teenage audience and caused the creation 'Teen Movie' genre because of its incredible success. The creators of Rebel without a cause saw that there was enormous potential for the teen audience as they had never been targeted before and they had money to spend on entertainment as they had no outgoings at all. The film starred James

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    Generic Codes And Conventions Of The Science Fiction In The Day The Earth Stood Still and Independence Day The ways in which the generic codes the conventions of science fiction are used in 'The Day The Earth Stood Still' and 'Independence Day' are very different. The main factor is that both films were made in two different times. 'The Day The Earth Stood Still' was made in 1951, so it doesn't have the massive amounts of special effects as in a film today and it is also in black and white

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