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Directing the Story by Francis Glebas

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How to Convey and Suggest Meaning

The director captures the audience’s attention through the presentation of clear images that help them construct the meaning of the story. Their minds are led to create expectations and rationalizations that hold the story together, based on clues and facts that have been provided or suggested.

In this chapter we are going to begin learning about how the mind puts ideas together to construct meaning. I would like to introduce you to cartoonist Rube Goldberg. He is remembered for a series of popular cartoons ...

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