chapter  8
20 Pages

Glossary of literary and cinematographic terms

This survey of the most important terms in literary criticism and film studies can be used either as a concise reference section or as an aid in self-examination. The numbers refer to the pages in the text where the respective terms are dealt with in more detail. acoustic dimension of film, 65-66: most recently acquired feature

of→film. Not developed until the 1920s, it radically changed the medium because information no longer had to be conveyed merely by means of visual effects such as facial expression, gestures or subtitles, but could also rely on language (→dialogue and→monologue), music or sound effects.