The superhero film genre provides an interesting insight into the values we support. Superhero’s are meant to represent the best in our society. They are meant to be models in which we are meant to mold our selves.
In our library last year we created a “Bookstagram” bulletin board for students to take a picture with their book and give a reason why they liked it. Pictures were printed and put onto the bulletin board. I was excited to see even my students who were not avid readers want to read a book to get their photo on the wall.
Overall, genres create expectations, hopes and promises bringing pleasures if these hopes and promises are fulfilled. The idea of audience foreknowledge will lead to a certain set of expectations. Since film industry is made because of the audience and for the audience, so to catch the trends and audience’s attention, is this the reason why genres change over time? Indeed, the more the world develops, the more people expect.
Who do you like learning about crime discourse from? Who are the journalists, cultural critics, or crime podcasters that you love? You know, the intermediaries who talk about the ways that others talk about crime? The folks who sift through crime narratives and re-narrate them for you in a way that satisfies both your interest in crime and your sense of critical analysis?
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When we think of romance films, we imagine poetic lines and grand gestures—the handsome jock braving the rain to follow the girl of his dreams and profess his undying love in front of a huge crowd. In actuality, this picture is not an accurate depiction of love in the mundane routine of our daily lives.
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The truth of the matter is that a memory, of any kind, is an incredibly powerful thing. Nostalgia is simply one useful manifestation of memory, and as such it carries a great amount of influence on the audience…and requires a great deal of responsibility not to misuse.
We are just seeing a lot more blurring of the genre lines as new stories are written now, so I guess we are all about to be searching our bookstores longer than before (not that that’s bad). What are your thoughts on the classifications they use to group books? Are they effective? Are there holes? What’s the worst miss-grouping you’ve seen?