Structural Analysis of Narratives
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From the outset, linguistics furnishes the structural analysis of narrative with a concept which is decisive in that, making explicit immediately what is essential in every system of meaning, namely its organization, it allow us both to show how a narrative is not a simple sum of propositions and to classify the enormous mass of elements which go to make up a narrative. This concept is that of level of description.
… The theory of levels- as set out by Benveniste- gives two types of relations: distributional- if the relations are situated on the same level- and integrational- if they are grasped from one level to the next. Consequently, distributional relations alone are not sufficient to account for meaning...
Narrative Reader by MArtin McQuillan
P. S.: Sounds like a regular find to me! :D