publication . Thesis . 2014

The lord of the rings : the representation of space in the novel and film texts of The return of the king / Shané du Toit

Du Toit, Shané;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Country: Paraguay
This study investigates the representation of narrative space in the novel and the film of The Return of the King. As the two representations belong to two different mediums, the theories on narrative space in the novel and in the film are examined in order to distinguish between their modes of representation of space. In essence, the theory utilised for the spatial analysis focuses on the content, function and symbolic meaning within spaces, as created by the description of objects, the repetition and accumulation of spatial information, as well as the movement of characters within spaces and the interaction between characters and different spaces. This spatial...
free text keywords: Narrative Space, Space and Place, Novel, Film, Film Adaptation, Semiotics, Symbolism, Fantasy, Alternate Worlds, Boundaries, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, J.R.R. Tolkien, Peter Jackson, Narratiewe ruimte, Ruimte en plek, Roman, Filmtransformasie, Semiotiek, Simboliek, Fantasie, Alternatiewe Wêrelde, Grense
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