Table of contents for A short guide to writing about film / Timothy Corrigan.

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CONTENTS
Preface
ÿ1. Writing about the Moviesÿ 
Why Write about the Movies?ÿ 
Your Audience and the Aims of Film Criticismÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ The Screening Report
 The Movie Reviewÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ The Theoretical Essayÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ The Critical Essayÿ 
Opinion and Evaluationÿ 
Exercisesÿ 
2. Beginning to Think, Preparing to Watch, and Starting to Writeÿ 
Subject Matter and Meaningÿ 
Silent Dialogue: Talking Back to the Moviesÿ 
Taking Notesÿ 
Visual Memory and Reflectionÿ 
Exercisesÿ 
3. Film Terms and Topics for Film Analysis and Writingÿ 
Themesÿ 
Film and the Other Artsÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Narrativeÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Charactersÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Point of Viewÿ 
	Comparative Essays
Mise-en-Sc¿ne and Realismÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Realismÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Elements of Mise-en-Sc¿neÿ 
Composition and the Imageÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ The Shotÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ The Edited Imageÿ 
Soundÿ 
Sample Essayÿ 
Exercisesÿ 
4. Six Approaches to Writing about Filmÿ 
Film Historyÿ 
National Cinemasÿ 
Genresÿ 
Auteursÿ 
Kinds of Formalismÿ 
Ideologyÿ 
Sample Essaysÿ 
Exercisesÿ 
5. Style and Structure in Writingÿ 
The Right Wordsÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Concrete Languageÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Denotation and Connotationÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Toneÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Repetitions and Clich¿sÿ 
Effective Sentencesÿ 
 Economyÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Varied Sentence Structuresÿ 
Coherent Paragraphsÿ 
Introductory Paragraphsÿ 
Concluding Paragraphsÿ 
Revisions and Proofreading
Checklist for Writing an Effective Essayÿ 
Exercisesÿ 
6. Researching the Movies
How to Begin Researchÿ 
The Materials of Researchÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Primary Sourcesÿ 
		Video, DVD, and Digital Downloads
		Scripts
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Secondary Sources: Books Indexes, Journals, and Electronic Sourcesÿ 
Film Research on the Internetÿ 
Taking Notes on Secondary Sourcesÿ 
Writing the Paperÿ 
Sample Essaysÿ 
Exercisesÿ 
7. Manuscript Form
Manuscript Copyÿ 
Last-Minute Correctionsÿ 
Quotationsÿ 
Acknowledging Sourcesÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Common Knowledgeÿ 
Documenting Sourcesÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Notes for Documentationÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Works Citedÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Notes Supplying Additional Commentaryÿ 
Common Conventions of Usageÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Namesÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Titlesÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Foreign Words and Quotation Marksÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Sexist Languageÿ 
ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Spellingÿ 
Last Wordsÿ 
Appendix: Symbols Commonly Used In Marking Papersÿ 
ÿGlossary of Film Termsÿ 
ÿWorks Citedÿ 
ÿCreditsÿ 
ÿIndex

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Film criticism.