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Metaphor and film

Author: Trevor Whittock
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Series: Cambridge studies in film.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Metaphor and Film, Trevor Whittock demonstrates that feature films are permeated by metaphors that were consciously introduced by directors.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Whittock
ISBN: 0521382114 9780521382113
OCLC Number: 21329055
Description: vii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The concept of poetic metaphor --
Language, metaphor, and the film image --
Planes of discourse in cinema --
Varieties of cinematic metaphor. Explicit comparison (epiphor) ; Identity asserted ; Substitution ; Juxtaposition (diaphor) ; Metonymy (associated idea substituted) ; Synecdoche (part replaces whole) ; Objective correlative ; Distortion (hyperbole, caricature) ; Rule disruption ; Chiming (parallelism) --
Theories of cinematic metaphor. Sergei Eisenstein ; N. Roy Clifton ; Christian Metz --
The mind's eye. Fallacies of the psychoanalytic approach ; More on Eisenstein ; On schemata ; Lakoff and Johnson on metaphor ; Muthos and metaphor. Appendix 1 : On denotation and the literal in films --
Appendix 2 : Searle on metaphor.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in film.
Responsibility: Trevor Whittock.
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