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By Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jeffrey Paul

Twelve philosophers, historians, and political philosophers verify features of socialism within the context of its contemporary reversals. a few essays learn the ethical and political values that made socialism beautiful to intellectuals, or evaluation even if points of socialism will be preserved, similar to its quest for equality and neighborhood. Others learn no matter if free-market structures must be additional converted in keeping with ongoing socialist opinions or attest to the continued validity of socialism by way of suggesting ways that it could possibly nonetheless have a efficient destiny.

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It can be found in most films regardless of genre, functioning as metatext and as part of the dominant didactic organization of the Chinese classical cinema. Suspension is a site for analysis, commentary, and judgement that directs the reading of the film. This is command of a very different sort from that discussed by Mulvey; it places epistemological command above libidinal command. Ma Ning has also noted this metatextual tendency in the Chinese film melodramas he examines, arguing that these texts are structured in a tension between a “micro-narrative” and “macro-narrative,” with the latter functioning as the metatextual level.

There are only two regular exceptions: moments in which the movement of the cause-effect chain is suspended; and the flash-back, usually motivated by character memory. So-called “dead” time when the narrative is suspended is considered undesirable in Hollywood classical cinema. ”63 Such consistent and conventionalized deployments WRITING ON BLANK PAPER: PEDAGOGICAL CINEMA 1949–1976 37 of narrative suspension as exist are linked to genre. 65 Suspension of narrative development also occurs in the Chinese classical cinema.

However, they all share the basic features of the didactic paradigm. 42 However, they also diverge from it in significant ways. The character of the didactic paradigm will be analyzed below by tracing this pattern of overlap and divergence. No value judgments are intended. CHARACTERS David Bordwell argues that the dominant in the Hollywood classical cinema is a specific type of narrative causality, and that the construction of time and space are subordinated to this overdetermining drive. The agents of this causality are mostly characters, motivated by goals defined by their traits.

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