Key Terms (working)

Key Terms for the analysis of texts:

Plot/story

Patterns, repetitions, echoes, “slant rhymes” and near-parallels, etc.

Theme, motif (literary and musical), anaphora, chorus, match-shot, using the same shot repeatedly in a film text (ex. KPOP videos)

Focalization

Implied Author

Free Indirect Style

“Voice”

voice-over narration

homo/hetero/extradiegetic narrator

Closure: at the level of question/expectation

Allegory

 

For dialectics:

the totality

relationality: relations of relations

Interpenetration of opposites

material/ideal

identity/difference

quantity/ quality

contradiction

developmentalism

overdetermination