The premieres

Singin' in the Rain:
The premieres

This 'narrative work' can be illustrated through a simple Greimacian square, where the key terms are silent versus singing, and Lina versus Kathy.

Greimas' narrative square

Imagemap of Singin' in the Rain's narrative 'shape'

This can also be shown by visually contrasting the two premieres.

Created in 1998 by Adrian Miles, details, republished 2006.