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The hold of interpretive doubt: When response overpowers narrative

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Initial responses to a moving image, even when subsequently revised, can anchor the viewer’s experience in a framework that tints, and potentially overpowers, the narrative drama. In Cat’s Cradle, questioning the father’s deadness results in enriching layers of semiotic exploration and reflection.
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Keywords: (mis)interpretation; liminality; narrative expectation; participant observers

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Independent researcher

Publication date: October 1, 2013

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