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Considering the filmmaker: Intensified continuity, narrative structure, and the Distancing-Embracing model

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 November 2017

Kacie L. Armstrong
Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-7601. kla78@cornell.edujames.cutting@cornell.edu
James E. Cutting
Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-7601. kla78@cornell.edujames.cutting@cornell.edu


Menninghaus et al. pose two open-ended questions: To what extent do formal elements of art elicit negative affect, and do artists try to elicit this response in a theory-based or intuitive manner? For popular movies, we argue that the consideration of their construction is prior to the consideration of the experience that they evoke.

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