Media Forms including narrative and Genre
- What are the denotative and connotative levels of meaning?
- What is the signinficants of the texts connotations?
- What are the non-verbal structures of meaning in the text (gesture, facial expression, positional communication, clothing, prose etc)?
- What is the significance of mise-en-scene / sets / setting?
- What work is being done by the soundtrack / commentary / language of the text?
- What are the dominant images and iconography, and what is their relevance to major themes of the text?
- What sound and visual techniques are sued to convey meaning (camera positioning, editing, the ways the images and sound are used to convey meaning?)
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- What is the institutional source of the text?
- In what ways has the text been influenced or shaped by the institution which produced it?
- Is the source of a public service or commercial institution? What difference does this make to the text?
- Who owns and controls the institution concerned and does this matter?
- How has the text bee distributed?
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- Who is being represented?
- In what way are they represented?
- By whom?
- Why is the subject represented in this way?
- Is the representation fair and accurate?
- What oppurtunities exist fir self-representation by the subject?
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