Narrative Structure of Rashomon


C. 2-13 = DVD Chapters


Rashomon: The Art of Adaptation
Dialogue from Rashomon
Akutagawa's "Rashomon"
Akutagawa's "In a Grove"
At Rashomon: The Priest, Woodcutter and Commoner discuss the horrible mystery. C. 2

Woodcutter's story

Woodcutter's first-person narration by means of Flashback+VO. Within his story are three first-person narrators: the Priest, the Police Agent and the Bandit. C. 3 At Rashomon: Discussion of the meaning of the Woodcutter's story.

Priest's story of the Woman's story

First-person narration of the Priest. Within his story is the first-person narration of the Woman. At Rashomon: Discussion of the meaning of the Woman's story.

Priest's story of the Husband's story

First-person narration of the Priest. Within his story is the first-person narration of the Husband through the Medium. At Rashomon: Discussion of the meaning of the Husband's story.

The Woodcutter's Second Story

At Rashomon: