ENG 225 Week 2 DQ Genre Theory

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Genre Theory. Genre, a category of artistic production characterized by similarities in composition and style, is a term used to discuss literature, music, art, and film. It is particularly useful in critical applications because it distinguishes a work within a context of similar works. In film, we are familiar with certain broad genre categories such as horror, science-fiction, romance, or drama. Understanding genre helps provide the viewer with certain expectations about the film. For instance, the film The Conjuring trailer (Version 2) is of the horror genre and thus can be discussed in context with other horror films. More specifically, it is of the sub-genre, supernatural horror, so it can be discussed in context with, say, The Exorcist trailer. Making this distinction enables the audience to situate their reaction within a particular framework. That framework is important to our work here. In this discussion:  Identify a film and classify it according to its genre (or sub-ge

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Week 2 DQ Answers[Student Name][School][Course/Number]20 May 2014[Instructor Name]Identify a film and classify it according to its genre (or sub-genre). Include a link(s) to a trailer or scene(s) from the film. Discuss the conventions that are typical in films of that genre (or sub-genre). Explain how this specific film meets the expectations of its genre. Horror has been quite a while a standout amongst the most mainstream classifications of movies in the film business. Individuals jumped at the chance to watch horrendousness movies to be anxious and to exceed their reasons for alarm: "On a mental level, the unpleasantness film sensationalizes our bad dreams, with the goal that we can deal with them. The film, Friday the 13th is belongs to a horror thriller genre. In a scene from Friday the 13th (Part 8), a young black teenager tries to escape from Jason by going on

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