Tag Archive: Wk 7

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 4 – Questions to Topic Sentence

Visual texts are a medium through which a viewer may gain an understanding not only of the subjects depicted, but of the worldviews informed by the context in which the visual text was… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 3 – Contextual Understanding

Contestation Compare & Contrast Table: Conventional Perspective: Treatment of Germany as a result of the Treaty of Versailles (1919) was the cause of WWII   Revisionist Perspective: Treatment of Germany as a result… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 2 – Seeing the World: Worldviews

Visual texts hold different depths of meaning depending on the viewer’s degree of contextual understanding. As demonstrated by the ‘myth of photographic truth,’ depictions of subjects in visual texts hold a greater degree… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 1 – Visual Analysis Meaning Making ‘Truth and Value’

‘The myth of the photographic truth’ is the exploration of the fallacy that photographs provide detached accounts of the events and surroundings, free from emotional bias (Sturken and Cartwright 16-17). Society’s treatment of… Continue reading