TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 8/PART 2  THE STATE OF THE ART, 1990-1909

NARRATION AND TEMPORAL LOGIC, 1907-1909

"Alternate Editing in Its Basic Form": The Mill Girl (I)

Cutting across Space: Old Isaacs the Pawnbroker

Figure 8.21: Mental Continuity

The Appearance of the "Invisible Narrator": The Mill Girl (II)

Why More Shots Make for Better Characters

From "A Few Simple Traits" to "A Whole Variety of Circumstances"

Figure 8.22: Cherchez la Femme
Figure 8.23:
Figure 8.24: Spectacle Escalation

The Problem of Enlisting Emotions

The Role of Resolution: Falsely Accused!

Figure 8.25: Caught on Film

The Frozen Clock Syndrome: The Fatal Hour (I)

Figure 8.26: Once Upon a Time

"An Irreversible Temporal Logic"

The Discourse of Parallel Editing: The Fatal Hour (II)>

Figure 8.27: The Literal Deadline

A Semantic Sidebar

Figure 8.28: D.W. Griffith and the "Narrator System"

"The Staggered Progress of Simultaneity"

Suspense and the "Articulation of Time"

Cutting as a Tremendous Problem

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

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