Here is the full slidedeck/handout for the role of media we’ve been talking about in class. Feel free to ask questions, and apply what is in the slides to the pop videos we have looked at … (Click on the beard to download the slides!)
Just a wee heads up… I’ll be in the hospital tomorrow during the lesson (I may be back in time… I have no longer how it’ll take). Your task is straight-forward is simply to carry out an analysis of the closing scene of Casablanca.
Your focus is up to you, but I’d expect at least one comment and reference (quotation) from each of the starred Key Aspects below. Do your best, and don’t forget the things we’ve talked about with regards the previous clips.
Content-based KA analysis
Categories: genre, purpose, tone, style
* Language: medium/form-specific technical codes, cultural codes, anchorage
* Narrative: structures, codes, conventions
* Representation: representations, selection and portrayal, ideological discourses
Context-based KA analysis
* Audience: target audience, preferred reading, differential decoding, mode of address
Institution: internal controls and constraints, external controls and constraints
* Society: time, place
One last hint (and it’s a BIG one)… don’t forget you have a rather wonderful glossary at the back of your course booklet… and that your course booklet is stuffed full of awesome hints and tips and explanations! 😉
Here’s the clip: