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James E. Cutting

actors and action sequences, better than I like movie B, even though the latter has better plot structure and computer graphics. Collative variables are evaluative. Examples include complexity, novelty, conflict, uncertainty, suprisingness, and

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Patrick Keating

both. My confusion about this point stems from a deeper uncertainty about whether Berliner is relying on an “objectivist” or “functionalist” definition of narrativity in Meir Sternberg's (2010) sense of the terms. Sternberg argues that most existing

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Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

proliferation of practices, discourses, and affects that appear to denaturalize and decenter Western epistemologies of the erotic have generated a number of sociocultural uncertainties around how we understand men and their bodies. Gender and sexual identities

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India Halstead

instability, and unreliable narration, this new modernist movement seemed to speak to widespread feelings of uncertainty and alienation across Europe and the United States. 5 The end of the Cold War seemed to mark an age of disillusionment, as the utopian

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Toward a Naturalized Aesthetics of Film Music

An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Intramusical and Extramusical Meaning

Timothy Justus

peak of the Wundt Curve, an inverted U-shaped function that governs the relationship between novelty, complexity, and uncertainty (on the x-axis) and pleasure, reward, and “hedonic value” (on the y-axis). Writing about music specifically, but making a

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Kata Szita, Paul Taberham, and Grant Tavinor

relevant facts of game temporality. Anable takes a contrasting approach to the theoretical problem by embracing the uncertainty and by taking the understanding afforded by game studies to be fragmentary. I am aware that Anable thinks this embracing of

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Jacob Breslow, Jonathan A. Allan, Gregory Wolfman, and Clifton Evers

media and everyday expectations (e.g., body image and sex). Waling pinpoints how, while for some men masculinity involves uncertainty and confusion, for others their privilege confers not having to think about their gender. Throughout the book, Waling

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“The Dragon Can't Roar”

Analysis of British Expatriate Masculinity in Yusuf Dawood's One Life Too Many

Antony Mukasa Mate

's independence political power fell into the hands of a few black elite statesmen. Many white settlers decide to leave the country because of political uncertainty, but Walker decides to stay. Later on in the novel he winds up working for a member of the ruling

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Toward a Model of Distributed Affectivity for Cinematic Ethics

Ethical Experience, Trauma, and History

Philip Martin

suits the specific case of The Thin Red Line , where sustained contemplation and poetic uncertainty are thematic ends-in-themselves, in some cases, as I will now explore, affective incongruity can build situations of thematic ambiguity through complex

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Wyatt Moss-Wellington

” (2013: 360). Meanwhile, Buckland and his contributors emphasize teleological uncertainty and audiovisual narrative’s ability to inspire ontological skepticism. Although it is fine to discuss cognitive dissonance without naming it as such, using other