Kiss of the Vampire (facts and theorists)
Terms in this set (18)
Hammer Film Productions
Company that produced Kiss of the Vampire
Year Kiss of the Vampire was released
actions and thoughts governed by complex cultural messages and conventions
What is semiotics?
Claude Levis Strauss
texts are constructed through binary opposites
What is structuralism?
Theory of representation
audiences are actively encouraged to decode familiar generic iconography
What is Theory of representation?
Theory of identity
simple stereotypical representations of identity and gender
What is theory of identity?
Liesbet Van Zoonen
representation of women in non-traditional roles
What is Zoonen's feminist theory?
like a stake or coffin
tight, revealing clothing
the woman is placed above the man here
Voonens feminist theory
only one woman is credited
creates a binary opposite so the text stands out and links to darkness of vampires