Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Y12 key learning points

Martin Heidegger: An object's function is defined by the space around it. Therefore the space around any object, be it art, film or photography is important.

Pathetic Fallacy (in film): When nature expresses the emotion/feeling of the human beings in a scene. e.g. when the sun conveys the mood of happiness and warmth or when a thunderstorm symbolises violence/anger/dark forces.

Incongruous juxtaposition: Two clashing objects/ideas/themes/words placed side by side. This usually emphasises the contrast between the two. E.g. putting a kid wearing ragged clothes next to a father in a suit:

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