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By Robert Kampf

Seminar paper from the yr 2004 within the topic Communications - video clips and tv, grade: keine, collage of Münster (Englisches Seminar), language: English, summary: This survey will exhibit that stylistic theories, specifically the research of dialogues by way of speech acts, flip taking and politeness, may be utilized to videos. The goal is to teach that those theories, formerly utilized to literature, allow us to entry an entire new point of motion picture research. Language and narrative gains in video clips are just like the beneficial properties in written fiction like novels and will be valued below comparable standards. The research will concentrate on interrogation scenes utilizing the impact of speech acts mixed with functionality good points with a view to create a pragmatic photo of the Replicant itself. This fictional synthetic lifeform has a decisive function within the plot of “Bladerunner”, for the variation among people and Replicants can in simple terms be made out from deviations in language, gesture and reactions. those standards can be checked out in connection with Mick Short’s and Michael Toolan’s uncomplicated stylistic theories. the first target is to reconstruct the way in which Scott makes use of language to stipulate the features of Replicants from human habit. one other ambition is to reconstruct the advance of realism in sci-fi, in appreciate of the given standards, and to teach that it has elevated over the past decades.

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