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Berger, Arthur Asa. Narratives in Popular Culture, Media, and Everyday Life. Thousand Oaks [etc.]: Sage, 1996. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0761903445
BibTeX citation key: Berger1996
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Categories: General
Keywords: Narratology
Creators: Berger
Publisher: Sage (Thousand Oaks [etc.])
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Arthur Asa Berger elucidates narrative theory and applies it to readers' everyday experiences with popular forms of mass media. This unique book demonstrates how to interpret narratives while presenting the analysis in an accessible manner.

Table of Contents


1 The Nature of Narratives 1
2 Theorists of Narrativity 19
3 Narrative Techniques and Authorial Devices 41
4 A Glossary of Terms Relating to Narrative Texts 63
5 Dreams: A Freudian Perspective 71
6 Fairy Tales 83
7 The Comics 99
8 The Macintosh “1984” Television Commercial: A Study in Television Narrativity 111
9 The Popular Culture Novel 123
10 Radio Narratives: A Case Study of the War of the Worlds Script 135
11 Film Narratives 147
12 Narratives and Everyday Life 161

Appendix: Simulations, Activities, Games, and Exercises 175
References 186
Name Index 189
Subject Index 193
About the Author 199
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