The Reality Subtext extends past the Fourth Wall to issues surrounding the production itself or on an even larger scale.
Or something major happened in the world: a disaster, a war, the death or birth of a public figure, a chaotic political climate, what have you. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.His intent, he said, was to respond to the "unprecedented increase in curiosity about Mormons" and to try to clear up "a lot of misconceptions about Mormonism." Reid didn't actually address those misconceptions during the symposium — he introduced attendees to several panelists who handled the bulk of the misconception addressing.But he did speak to reporter Julie Shaw about his conversion to the LDS Church during his football-playing days at BYU."I went there for a great education and to play football," Reid said, adding that as he learned more about the church he decided he "liked the lifestyle.Several Mormons – from Philadelphia Eagles football coach Andy Reid to BYU religion professor Robert L.Millet to dancer/actress Julianne Hough – have been talking about Mormonism, each trying to explain and defend the church in his or her own.
Several Latter-day Saints — from Philadelphia Eagles football coach Andy Reid to BYU religion professor Robert L.
Millet to singer/dancer/actress Julianne Hough — have been talking about Mormonism lately, trying to explain and even defend The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Reid hosted a community symposium at an LDS meetinghouse in Philadelphia recently.
Often these events have an effect on the work, but not one that is visible to the viewer or reader unless they are privy to that outside knowledge. There are other forces at work in this world Frodo, besides the will of evil.
Some subtext is only speculative, and some comes from first hand sources such as interviews and DVD Commentary.
Either way, it is either not intentionally called out within the work, or the reference is oblique except to those who are 'in on it'. See "Funny Aneurysm" Moment, Harsher in Hindsight, Heartwarming in Hindsight and Hilarious in Hindsight for the accidental versions of this, as Reality Subtext is at least semi-intentional.
Also compare Enforced Method Acting, and Throw It In.