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  31.Systematic analysis of a set involves consideration of eight characteristics. List and discuss five of them. 32.What early 20th century artistic style is used for the film sets of Barton Fink?  What visually distinguishes this style and why is it used in that film? How is it important to the set.
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  11. Which of the following associations does not match what we know about the Classical Orders? A. Doric: oldest and simplest B.Ionic: volutes C.Corinthian: abacus and echinus D.Doric: metope E.Ionic: continuous frieze 12. Which of the following describes Laocoön and His Sons (fig. 3.20)? A.Only rediscovered in 1506 in Rome B.Displays great energy, induced by agony C.The subject.
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  35.Semiologists believe that the shot—the traditional unit of construction in film—is too general and inclusive to be of much use in a systematic analysis of a movie. Explain what this means, and what semiologists suggest are better filmic tools for the analysis of cinema. 36.What are the origins of the auteur.
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  36.Frank Daniel, who taught screenwriting at some of the world’s most prestigious film schools, employed an eight-sequence structure of roughly 10-15 minutes each (derived from the length, roughly, of a reel of film in the early days of cinema). These eight sections can be accommodated within the classical three-act structure..
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1. Etruscan tombs contain the remains of __________. A.beloved pets B.family groups C.conquered enemies D.none of the above E.all of the above 2. Art historians have identified __________ different styles of Roman wall painting. A. six B.two C.three D.four E.ten 3. Horace was the most important writer of __________, which is a type of lyric poem that is made up.
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  21.The Minoan culture was centered on the island of Thasos. 22.The term polis means “house.” 23.Heinrich Schliemann was the archaeologist who found Troy and worked at Mycenae. 24.The Geometric period spans the years between c. 600 and 485 B.C.E. 25.Red-figure is a style of Minoan pottery. 26.Ashlar is a type of masonry featuring stone.
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  21. Which of the following statements is true of New Kingdom temples? A.One of the largest is at Luxor B.The temples were considered the home of the gods C.They were constructed using the post and lintel system D.The entire temple complex was essentially symmetrical  and organized around a longitudinal axis E.all of the above 22. __________.
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  34.Who said, “In a good script, everything is necessary or it ain’t good,”? What did he mean by that? 35.How does British writer Hanif Kureishi put together his scripts? What makes him different from other writers? 36.Which screenwriter said, “  movie is made at least four times…”? Explain what he meant by.
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  1. In the philosophy of __________ the individual must accept whatever fortune brings; all the person can do  is exercise control over her or his own will. A.Epicureanism B.Cynicism C.Stoicism D.Platonism E.Aristotelianism 2. The two major disasters to strike Athens in the late fifth century B.C.E. were __________. A.earthquake and famine B.plague and war C.drought and civic unrest D.volcanic eruption.
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  33.Discuss what you think are the most important compositional aspects of the scene in which Mrs. Kane is signing the papers to send Charles away. How do they work together to create not only visual complexity, but also to give us the maximum information needed to understand that scene? 34.Select a.
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  11.Cinéma vérité uses an abundant amount of sound in its films. 12.Though often defined as “an absence of style,” realism is actually a style with an elaborate set of conventions that are less obvious than those used by expressionists. 13.Formalists prefer loose, discursive plots, with no clearly defined beginning, middle,.
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  21. mimesis   a. focus on domestic life 22. pseudo-narrative   b. major twist in the action 23. woman’s picture   c. Oceans Twelve 24. cinéma vérité   d. birth, puberty, first love, and so on. 25. plot point   e. embodies common ideals and aspirations 26. exposition scenes   f. submerged reservoir of symbols 27. rites of passage   g. more realistic than the slapstick of the silent 28. screwball.
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  11.The proscenium arch in live theater is equivalent to the frame in film. 12.Film is a medium of high visual saturation. 13.The live theater audience must generally be less active than the film audience in seeking out important visual information. 14.Most movies average well over one thousand shots. 15.The human.
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  11.For the most part, film theory has been dominated by Europeans, especially the French and British. 12.American movie making is always a collaboration among all the artists involved. 13.In most theories of formalism, films are evaluated primarily in terms of how accurately they reflect external reality. 14.Most theories of realism.
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  33.Explain the nature of eclecticism as used by critics to come to grips with interpreting film. What are the weaknesses in using eclecticism? 34.According to film historians there is no such thing as a film history; only one general history of film. What is meant by that? Discuss the notions proposed.
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  1. Which of the following does not describe the early kouros. A.Originally painted B.Influenced by Egypt C.Freestanding D.Contains a supporting back pillar E.Is a figure of a bird 2. The __________ is the most ancient of the Aegean civilizations. A.Minoan B.Mycenaean C.Geometric Greek D.Cycladic E.Sumerian 3. Before Athens came to dominate pottery manufacture, __________ was the biggest vaseproducing city in Greece. A.Sparta B.Delphi C.Thessalonica D.Neapolis.
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1.An implied reference to a well-known event or work of art is a.an illusion. b.a motif. c.homage. d.an allusion. 2.Writer Aaron Sorkin won an Oscar despite stretching the truth about a supposed factual account of a.Brad Pitt b.Nazi Germany c.an MTV reality series d.Mark Zuckerberg 3.Screenwriters with major studios usually work a.independently. b.on realistic comedies. c.in collaboration. d.also as cinematographers. 4.Andrew Sarris says that the.
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1.A process shot involves a.using a moving camera to track characters. b.transferring a television image to 35 mm film. c.placing a mask over the camera lens. d.actors performing in front of a translucent screen with rear projection of a moving image. 2.The aim of most German Expressionists of the post–World War I era was to a.eliminate.
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  1. It is thought that the __________ was used for Old Kingdom tombs because, as one of the most stable geometric forms, it symbolized permanence to ancient Egyptians. A. circle B.cube C.sphere D.pyramid E.cone 2. During the New Kingdom, burial in __________ replaced burial in pyramids. A.the temple B.rock-cut tombs C.a courtyard in the palace D.the city square E.none of.
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  21.Woody Allen   a. “  movie is made at least four times….” 22. Black Swan   b. Best Screenplay Award for 2011 23. Billy Wilder   c. master of the well-made scenario: Each 24. A Separation   detail has a precise interlocking function 25. Ernest Lehman   d. faithful adaptation of J. K. Rowling’s novel 26. Scott Z. Burns   e. wrote and directed All About Eve 27..
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  31.The motif is one of the five most commonly used figurative techniques in film. What is a figurative technique? List the other four, and then define the motif. 32.Explain the differences between faithful and literal adaptations. 33.What is point of view in literary fiction and filmmaking? What makes it important and how.
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1.Which is characteristic of realistic narrative? a.use of clichés, predictable characters b.sentimental point of view c.preoccupation with the shocking or sordid and low subject matter d.melodrama 2.According to Syd Field’s diagram, the narrative structure of a movie can be  broken down into                 a. five acts. b.three acts, with ten to twenty “plot points.” c.one act, with.
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  11.It was immediately clear that Citizen Kane didn’t look like most American movies of its time. 12.The deep-focus shot reduces the importance of editing and preserves the cohesiveness of real space and time. 13.Citizen Kane is strongly feminist in its sympathies. 14.In Citizen Kane, Orson Welles employed mostly long shots.
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1.Which is NOT a character in Citizen Kane? a.Jed Leland b.Boss Jim Gettys c.Emily Norton d.Gregg Toland 2.Photographically, which is NOT true of Citizen Kane a.followed the classical ideal of a transparent style. b.used special effects galore. c.used varied lighting in various eras of Kane’s life. d.used sets with ceilings. 3.The total production cost of Citizen Kane was a.under $700,000. b.larger than.
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  11. __________ preoccupation with violence and war in his writing may correspond to the fact that he was born in a time of civil war and grew up in a period of foreign wars and political strife. A. Sallustus’ B.Livy’s C.Tacitus’ D.Horace E.Suetonius’ 12. In the Republic of Rome plebeians initially depended on the.
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  31. There are 10 sections or “plot units” in Citizen Kane. Discuss the purpose of the following sections: Newsreel, Premise, Thatcher’s Flashback, and Leland’s Flashback. What approximate proportions of whole plot outline constitutes each of these four sections? 32.The text states, “Everyone saw at once that Citizen Kane didn’t look like.
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  11.In general, ideological leftists view the past with disdain but see the future as filled with hope. 12.Women filmmakers like Penny Marshall are nearly all feminist in their film ideology. 13.Ethnic filmmakers tend to favor formalism as a style. 14.Story of Women is loosely based on the Pygmalion myth. 15.Actor.
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  11.The cinematic equivalent to the “voice” of the literary narrator is the “eye” of the camera. 12.A metaphor is a comparison that is literally true. 13.Generally speaking, students, artists, and intellectuals are the individuals most likely to discuss ideas and abstractions without a sense of self-consciousness. 14.Good dialogue is often the.
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  21.foregrounding  a. characteristic of American movies—the stylistic 22.semiology       norm 23.auteur theory  b. film that concentrates on “small subjects” 24.Raymond Fielding  c. “history of motion picture has been determined 25.Umberto D       principally by technological innovations” 26.classical paradigm  d. the study of how films signify (signs) 27.Martin Scorsese  e..
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  21. The Orion   a. sex and violence combine with comedy 22. Seven Beauties   and dance 23. Brokeback Mountain   b. deals with the Depression of the 1930s 24. Cinema Paradiso   c. “the gay cowboy movie” 25. The Hurt Locker   d. documentary commissioned by Adolf 26. Triumph of the Will   Hitler 27. Bringing Up Baby   e. Iranian film shot in real time to create 28. The.
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  33.Give an example of a film with a “fast” narrative. Why is it that many critics perceive American-made films as being “fast”? 34.Explain the connection between the ancient Greek philosophies of Aristotle and the construction of genre. 35.Compare and contrast the fundamental nature of classical narratives with formalistic narratives.   .
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  21. All About Eve   a. example of strengths and limitations of 22. War Horse   adapting story in three mediums 23. Cahiers du Cinema   b. “the Jules Verne of films” 24. Blade Runner   c. drama is action 25. Danilo Donati   d. popularized the auteur theory 26. Georges Melies   e. German Expressionist film 27. Aristotle   f. art director for Federico Fellini 28. The Seven Year Itch   g..
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  11. The earliest burial places of the Old Kingdom Egyptian nobility were called __________, flat-topped one-story rectangular buildings with slanted walls. A.pyramids B.serdabs C.mortuary temples D.mastabas E.huts 12. Scholars were able to decipher Egyptian writing by comparing the three  languages included on the __________. A.Palette of Narmer B.Rosetta Stone C.Stepped Pyramid of Zoser D.Book of the Dead E.wall relief of Ti.
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1.Which of the following is something film critics and theorists do NOT focus on? a.the work of art b.the money made c.the artist d.the audience 2.When a company controls all three phases of the film industry—production, distribution, and exhibition—it is said to be                 a. eclectic. b.Marxist. c.vertically integrated. d.saturated. 3.Critics that reject the notion that a single theory.
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  21. Boss Jim Gettysa. designed campy costumes for Citizen Kane 22. Xanadub. RKO’s art director 23. Thompsonc. Hired the then 24-year-old Welles to direct 24. Edward Stevensond. coauthor of the script for Citizen Kane 25. RKOe. stands at the balcony at Madison Square 26. Gregg TolandGarden looking down on Kane 27. Susan Alexanderf. Kane’s palace 28. Bernard.
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1.In British cinema, the counterculture is represented by a left-wing school that emphasizes                 a. loose scripting. b.working-class life. c.strong anti-establishment ideology. d.all of the above. 2.Camp movies frequently use all of the following EXCEPT a.theatrical metaphors. b.comic mockery. c.unobtrusive style. d.artistic excess. 3.The type of cinema which avoids the extremes of didacticism and pure abstraction is  a. classical. b.formalist. c.avant-garde. d.none.
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  11. Just inside the Lion Gate (fig. 2.6) archaeologists excavated six shaft graves with many spectacular items made of __________. A.gold B.silver C.bronze D.all of the above E.both A and C 12. The __________ is the most distinctive architectural element in Minoan architecture. A.column B.arch C.window design D.shape of the roof E.all of the above 13. The Geometric period of ancient Greek.
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