Hermeneutical Analysis of Feature Films of English-Speaking Countries on the Students’ Topic
Authors: Irina Chelysheva
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The article is devoted to the implementation of hermeneutic analysis of English-language feature films on a students’ topic. For this purpose, the article presents an interdisciplinary review of scientific publications on the problem under study, presents the results of scientific works of the researchers in the field of cultural studies, sociology, film criticism, and media criticism. The analysis was based on the scientific works of C. Bazalgette (Bazalgette, 1995), A. Silverblatt (Silverblatt, 2001), U. Eco (Eco, 1998, 2005), based on the key concepts of media education: "media agencies" , “media categories", "media technologies", "media languages", "media representations", "media audiences". The study outlines the main trends and transformational processes that occurred during the development of English-language films. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of the main stereotypes presented in audiovisual media texts; key story models, characteristic for different stages of the development of cinematographic art of the ХХ–ХХI centuries; representative models of the most typical character characters in terms of ideological, value, life orientations, etc.