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Barthe’s “third meaning” and the question of live-action vs. animation.

Is Roland Barthe’s “third meaning” only recognizable in live action narrative? In Barthe’s “Image, Music, Text,” he expounds lengthily on the idea of this “third meaning,” or the “obtuse” meaning, which is essentially the details that transcend the obvious, or … Continue reading

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