3.9 Visual Analysis – Approaching the Task

3.9 Visual Analysis

Structure

Intro

Main Paragraph # 1

Main Paragraph # 2

Conclusion

 

Use SEXY Structure

Use academic terminology

Refer to the scene and how it affects the whole film

Drive your analysis by referring to ‘must address’ bits ***

 

Content

Body paragraphs need to have the same director’s intention. Remember this intention is presented throughout the entirety of the film and particularly evident in these two scenes.

 

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You must address two cinematography techniques (and give examples of these) and how they work together to:

  • Create an effect for the audience
  • Present the director’s intention
  • Position the viewer
  • Cause the viewer to reflect on societal issues.

Posted by Tracey Hames

Teacher of English at Mount Aspiring College, Wanaka, New Zealand.

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