Culmination of everything and how they relate to one another in patterned way to shape the viewer"s experience. Interactive system that is at work, depends on integration of different elements to produce a distinctive pattern (working as a system) Come to recognize artists such as painters and songwriters, by the stylistic choices that distinguish their artwork as their own, also with groups of work that have a common style. Relationship between story and plot, the means by which the film develops over time. Employs devices such as repetition, variations, motifs, parallelism over the course of the development. Identify techniques being used acknowledges which are used or not used. Impact of narrative action depending on which techniques the filmmaker chooses to use or not. Language of semiotics: study of sign systems (language). Denote: to have as a literal or obvious meaning. Connote: to suggest or imply in addition to a literal meaning.