4 Characteristics Of Postmodernism

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1. List and explain 4 characteristics of Postmodernism? ►Intertextually is being able understanding previous literary works. ►Historiographic metafiction is used in novels that factionalize actual historical events and characters. ►Temporal distortion is a literary technique that uses a nonlinear timeline, it is where the author may jump forwards or backwards in time. ►Paranoia it is an assumption that modern society cannot be explained or understood. 2. How does Postmodernism differ from Modernism? ►Postmodernism was a late-20th-century style and concept in the arts, architecture, and criticism that represents a departure from modernism and has at its heart a general distrust of grand theories and ideologies as well as a problematical relationship with any notion of art. Modernism is a style of art, architecture, literature, etc., that uses ideas and methods which are very different from those used in the past. 3. List 3 films that you consider Postmodern and provide specific examples from the films to support your choices. ►Training Day (2001) In the movie Training day, Alonzo was a corrupt police officer, a gambler, and a murder. He lacked any since of humanity, he was only out for himself since he was more than willing to kill a friend for money. Los Angeles supposedly is the city of angels but it is infected with gangs, drugs, criminals that do things that go against the morals of society. The city has been taken over by the sounds of sirens, and all the murders
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