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Soaps and Sitcoms: Realism, Representation, Ideology. Representation and ideology. Reality Check Realism as a framework for studying TV: Is TV realistic? Does it have to do with “reality”? How realistic is it?. Representation and ideology. example: soap opera realism?.

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representation and ideology
Representation and ideology
  • Reality Check
  • Realism as a framework for studying TV:
  • Is TV realistic? Does it have to do with “reality”? How realistic is it?
representation and ideology3
Representation and ideology
  • example: soap opera realism?
representation and ideology4
Representation and ideology
  • different kinds and sources of realism:
kinds dimensions of realism
Kinds/dimensions of “realism”
  • - believability/credibility
  • - plausibility
  • - probability
  • - actuality
  • - verisimilitude
  • - truthfulness
  • - naturalism
kinds dimensions of realism7
Kinds/dimensions of “realism”
  • psychological individualism
  • common sense/the “normal”
kinds dimensions of realism8
Kinds/dimensions of “realism”
  • psychological individualism
  • common sense/the “normal”
  • ... ideological assumptions which are generated through representation
representation and ideology9
Representation and ideology
  • Stuart Hall: language as a model for the production of meaning in culture
  • representation > signification > signs > reading etc.
representation and ideology10
Representation and ideology
  • Stuart Hall: language as a model for the production of meaning in culture
  • representation > signification > signs > reading etc.
  • convention(s)
  • code(s)
  • arbitrariness
representation and ideology11
Representation and ideology
  • ... meaning:
  • relocated into
    • arbitrary closure of meaning = ideology
    • social practices of producing meaning
the circuit of culture
The “Circuit of Culture”

representation

identity

production

consumption

regulation

  • Paul Du Gay, Stuart Hall, Linda Janes, Hugh Mackay, und Keith Negus. Doing Cultural Studies. The Story of the Sony Walkman. London: Sage/The Open University, 1997.
representation and ideology13
Representation and ideology
  • ... meaning:
  • relocated into
    • arbitrary closure of meaning = ideology
    • social practices of producing meaning

... influence of anthropology: rituals, performativity

realism and representation
Realism and representation
  • Graeme Burton:
  • “Modes and conventions of realism are linked to genres. Degrees of naturalism and authenticity attach themselves to soaps, but horror stories do not assume naturalism, indeed they allow for a degree of fantasy and we adjust our expectations accordingly.”