focalize

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Synonyms for focalize

to direct toward a common center

Synonyms for focalize

concentrate on a particular place or spot

Related Words

bring into focus or alignment

become focussed or come into focus

Related Words

put (an image) into focus

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3) internally focalised shots (surface), which represent a character's experience of narrative events, as in optical point-of-view shots: we see what the character sees, when s/he sees it and from his/her exact spatial position; and
4) internally focalised shots (depth), which directly represent a character's complex experiences--dreams, memories, and so on.
To comprehend a particular shot as focalised is to impose upon it an anthropomorphic reading in which the "camera" imitates a character's experience of the narrative world.
In other words, the spectator comprehends these shots of Sam as being externally focalised around Marion's vision.
Millie is a feisty girl and the action is focalised through her first-person narrative.
The reader is not, however, alienated from the dog as he becomes wild; the story is focalised through the puppy.