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Frontiers in Art Research, 2020, 2(9); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2020.020905.

On the Evolution of Film Narrative Time Theory


Xiaona Zhu

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Xiaona Zhu

Pingdingshan University, Pingdingshan, Henan 467000, China


Narration cannot be separated from language, which is the constituent material of narration; narration cannot be separated from time, which can eliminate the compensation of absence, and which can be historical or illusory; narration cannot be separated from knowledge, which means discourse power; narration cannot be separated from society, and the communication information between people produces narration at all times. Whether it is literary narratology or film narratology, time is the core issue. This paper discusses in detail the theory of film narrative time and its evolution.


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Xiaona Zhu. On the Evolution of Film Narrative Time Theory. Frontiers in Art Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 9: 19-22. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2020.020905.


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