Part of speech: noun
Origin: Greek, early 19th century
A narrative or plot, typically in a film.
Examples of Diegesis in a sentence
"The film's diegesis was full of twists and turns."
"The audience was captivated by the Best Picture winner's intense diegesis."
Popularity Over Time
Diegesis originates from the Greek word "diēgēsis," which means "narrative." Digesting a good diegesis is a pleasurable way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
Did you Know?
Do you ever feel a rush of satisfaction when you finish a particularly good book? There's an explanation for that feeling — when you hear a good story, your brain releases feel-good chemicals in the pleasure centers of your brain. Consuming a good diegesis can be similar to consuming a delicious sandwich (and just as satisfying).