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Die gebruik van narratiewe kodes by die TV drama: ’n steekproef

S. Louw
Literator | Vol 18, No 2 | a542 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/lit.v18i2.542 | © 1997 S. Louw | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 30 April 1997 | Published: 30 April 1997

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S. Louw, Departement Afrikaans, Universiteit van die Noorde, Sovenga, South Africa

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Abstract

The use of narrative codes in TV drama: A test sample
Even though TV drama makes use of genre-specific codes it always tells a story. In order to examine the Afrikaans teleplay, The Horse Trader (1982), narrative codes - as explicated by Genette (1980) and applicable to the linguistic narrative - are utilized. These narrative codes prove to be very useful in decoding the teleplay and syslematising hierarchical elements.

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