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Narrative and Poetics
Elements of a Narrative Theory
Is Narrative a Semiotic Structure?
Manifestation and Physical Object
A Sketch of Narrative Structure
A Comic Strip Example
"Reading" and "Reading Out"
Verisimilitude and Motivation
Kernels and Satellites
Stories and Antistories
Suspense and Surprise
Time and Plot
How Time Distinctions Are Manifested
Narrative Macrostructure and the Typology of Plot
3 STORY: Existents
Story-Space and Discourse-Space
Story-Space in Cinematic Narrative
Story-Space in Verbal Narrative
Story-Existents: Character
Formalist and Structuralist Conceptions of Character
Todorov and Barthes on Character
Are Characters Open or Closed Constructs?
Toward an Open Theory of Character
Character: A Paradigm of Traits
A. C. Bradley and the Analysis of Character
Point of View and Its Relation to Narrative Voice
Point of View in Film
Narrators' and Characters' Speech Acts
Nonnarrated Types: Written Records
Pure Speech Records
Records of Thought: Direct Free Style=Interior Monologue
Stream of Consciousness = Free Association
Interior Monologue in the Cinema
5 DISCOURSE: Covert versus Overt Narrators
Covert Narrators
Indirect Tagged and Free Style
Limitation of Authority in Narrative Transmission
Shifting Limited versus Omniscient Mental Access
Overt Narration; Set Descriptions
Overt Narration: Temporal Summaries
Reports of What Characters Did Not Think or Say
Ethos and Commentary
Commentary on the Story: Interpretation
Commentary on the Story: Generalization
Commentary on the Discourse
The Narratee
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