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What is a Polysemic Text?
A text that is open to interpretation.
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What is a Denotation?
The literal meaning of something (what you see)
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What is a Connotation?
The association of something (what you think)
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Define a Signifier
What something is.
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What is meant by the term 'signified'?
What we think about it.
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What are the three types of signifer? And name an example.
Icon: Picture of a Cat. Index: Paw Print. Symbol: the word 'cat'.
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What is Colloquial Language?
Language that is audience relatable (slang).
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Name 3 psychographic catergories.
Mainstreamers,Aspires,Succeeders,Resigned,Explorers,Strugllers,Reformers.
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What is a modal verb?
Suggesting word e.g. might/could.
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What is Tokenism?
The existence of a character of a certain ethnicity/gender/race to present equality.
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Name the word to describe camera distance.
Proxemics
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What is a Exhibitionist?
Somebody who performs to be watched e.g. lady gaga, beyonce
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What is a fragmented image?
showing parts of a human (objectifying)
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What is a Denotation?

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The literal meaning of something (what you see)

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What is a Connotation?

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Define a Signifier

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What is meant by the term 'signified'?

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