Assignment 4: essay plan v2

As per my last preparation post I have refined my critical review subject area and title:

The unphotographable: semiotics for the documentary photographer.

So here is the updated essay plan:

  • Introduction
    • State hypothesis / pose question
    • 200 words
  • State definitions / frames of reference
    • documentary
    • semiotics
    • metaphor
    • metonymy
    • 200 words
  • How semiotics manifests itself
    • consciously (authorial stance)
    • subconsciously (reflexive authorship)
    • in interpretation (reader as author)
    • 200 words
  • Intangible subjects
    • thoughts, emotions, sensations, characteristics
    • with quotation
    • with example
    • 300 words
  • Temporal shift
    • past (aftermath)
    • future (anticipation)
    • with quotation
    • with example
    • 300 words
  • Taboo subjects
    • death, violence, sexuality, abortion etc
    • with quotation
    • with example
    • 300 words
  • Risks/limitations of semiotics
    • non-interpretation
    • misinterpretation / negotiated reading
    • requires shared cultural context
    • requires specific project context (e.g. anchor text, place in sequence)
    • 300 words
  • Conclusion
    • revisit hypothesis / answer question
    • with quotation
    • 200 words
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3 thoughts on “Assignment 4: essay plan v2

  1. selinawallace 19 October 2016 / 11:38

    Sounds interesting. I look forward to seeing you develop this :)

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