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Visual images Reinforce Traditional Gender and Sexuality Stereotypes

- Visual images reinforce traditional gender and sexuality stereotypes through the manifestation of the masculine and feminine miens. An examination of print media advertisements highlights the social and cultural ideologies associated with traditional gender roles that are expected and imposed on by society. “Advertisements are deeply woven into the fabric of Western Culture, drawing on and reinforcing commonly held perceptions and beliefs” of gender and sexuality stereotypes. They have a strong role in shaping society by reflecting, reinforcing and perpetuating traditional societal values and attitudes towards gender roles and identities....   [tags: media, advertisment, western culture]

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Presentational Devices and Visual Images in Hitchcock's Psycho

- Presentational Devices and Visual Images in Hitchcock's Psycho "Hitchcock stunned the world in 1960 with the horror film that pushed back the boundaries of acceptability. He wanted a reaction, and he got one. Audiences fainted, walked out and boycotted screenings but they wouldn't forget the horror that was Psycho." We have been studying the acclaimed thriller 'Psycho' produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. In this essay I will be analysing the two murder scenes and how visual images, (images seen on screen that stick in the mind of the audience or have some greater significance), and careful presentational devices, (camera shots, sound, lighting etrc) have...   [tags: Papers]

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Rhetorical Analysis Essay: Samsung Galaxy XCover Snowfield Advert

- Rhetorical Analysis Essay: Samsung Galaxy XCover Snowfield Advert Visual images are very essential in employing the art of persuasion or when trying to an argument that could otherwise not be achieved through text alone. They can communicate sophisticated ideas that are hard to express in words. Images have the ability to appear candid while blending with modesty to look lifelike and natural. Through a combination of this ability and text, Samsung manages to inspire pathos among its audience....   [tags: chinese advertisment, visual images]

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Psychometric Studies: Spatial Ability

- What is spatial ability. The definition of spatial ability is still a controversial issue in psychometric studies. The reason may stem from the fact that spatial ability is not a unitary construct but rather a set of several spatial ability factors (Hegarty & Waller, 2004, 2005; Lohman, 1996; Uttal et al., 2012). As cited in Hegarty & Waller (2005), McGee (1979) identified two spatial factors (spatial visualization and spatial orientation); Lohman (1988) named three spatial factors (spatial visualization, spatial relations, and spatial orientation; and Carroll (1993) listed six spatial factors (spatial visualization, spatial relations, closure speed, flexibility of closure, perceptual speed,...   [tags: memory, visual images]

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The Significance of the Word ´Narrative´

- In this essay I will analyse the significance of the word ‘narrative’ by using the examples which I have chosen too understand how it provides us with the information to connect with visual images. The examples that I have chosen are: the first in a set of three paintings by Augustus Leopold Egg named ‘Past and Present, No. 1’, a photography by Jeff Wall named ‘Insomnia’, and, a photograph by Tom Hunter named ‘The Way Home’. The artist Augustus Leopold Egg painted my first example, ‘Past and Present, No....   [tags: graphic narratives, paintings, visual images]

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Compare how visual images are used in Blessing and one other poem

- Compare how visual images are used in Blessing and one other poem (Vultures) to highlight political issues. The poet of Blessing Imtiaz Dharker and the poet of Vultures Chinua Achebe both use visual images to highlight the political issues in both poems. However both poems are very different from each other and contrast from of the poets’ views. The poem Blessing is about a water pipe bursting and how that is a blessing, as in the country they live in water is very limited and it doesn’t rain much in the country....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Importance of the Camera in Photojournalism

- Photojournalism began with the invention of the camera. The first camera was invented by Alexander Wolcott. His camera was patented on May 8th, 1840. Without the invention of the camera photojournalism would have never had a chance to influence the minds of its viewers the way that it does today. Visuals put everything into perspective for people, written language and words on a paper mean something but when a reader can actually see what it going on, it brings those words to reality. Photojournalism is the inevitable combination of photography and Journalism; this name for the combination is credited to Frank Luther Mott, the Dean of the Journalism department at the University of Missouri....   [tags: visual, camera, images]

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Defining the Visual Context: Description of Computer Images in a Middle School Technology Class

- This justification paper is for the graphics and associated lessons created for the Unit of Instruction for EdTech Dr. Smith. The paper will explore the process for creating each of the visuals for the unit, rationale for the modifications recommended by the instructor and peers in the course, a discussion of the standards incorporated, and a professional biography. Defining the Visual Context The Unit of Instruction is designed for a middle school technology class at Regis Middle School in Eau Claire, WI....   [tags: Education, technology, computers]

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Social Causes and Propaganda Through Art

- Our society today is a visual one that is greatly influenced by the by the arts: painting, prints, dance, photography, movies, television, and literature. Imagine lives without art, businesses would not advertise as easily, we would not be able to look back at the past, or express our inner feelings. The arts help serve many purposes for awareness of social causes, propaganda, and recreating experiences. Social causes are a widely discussed topic among teenagers and adults of our time. For instance, rape, cancer, human trafficking, and autism....   [tags: Images, Slogans, Visual]

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Visual Arts : Visual Art

- “Human beings intuit, symbolize, think, and express themselves through dance, music, theatre, and visual art” (Bynoe, Colby 2011). In a future I plan to inspire children and youth, especially my students to love and appreciate the arts. As a future teacher, I will integrate all the VAPA (Visual and Performing Arts) to make the lessons more interesting and to benefit the students. One of the major VAPA I am taking into consideration to use in my future career is visual art. Visual Art could benefit students by improving thinking, accessing emotion, processing information and healing trauma (Bynoe, Colby 2011)....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Work of art, Arts]

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Visual Commerce : Marketing Manager At Goodvidio

- Visuals are important. Imagery is helpful to engage and convert customers in the sales funnel. Especially for ecommerce businesses, a photo is sometimes the consumers only reference of a product. Studies unveil that “67% consumers say that high quality visual content is more important than product description or customer ratings.” Pictures stimulate people’s minds. They activate our senses to actually imagine ourselves within the photo. For visual commerce, that’s a plus. Images enhance the customer experience....   [tags: Business, Marketing, Customer, Visual system]

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Images of the Nude Male in European Art

- The human body, especially the nude male figure, has been a subject of art since the first scratching appeared on cave walls. Stick figures with phalluses denoted the male, procreation and dominance. Archeologists have found evidences proving that the male nude appeared in Egypt in the early Dynastic periods and in early Mesopotamia four thousand years ago. The Greek made the nude into art, and we, the Americans, made it into something commonly referred to as pornography. Until today, nude is still a major subject in art that everyone would have seen a few times, either in display cases of a museum or in greater numbers of male underwear ads....   [tags: Visual Arts]

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The Visual Rhetoric of Traumatic Histories

- The Visual Rhetoric of Traumatic Histories Among the problematics that guide my understanding of the possibility of visual rhetorics are three. Each might be considered to exists within/bring together the nexus of history, images, and power. This nexus helps to form a framework for an economy of verbal and visual images that, in turn, might become the fabric of a visual rhetorics. The first is what I want to call the "enigma of unrepresentability." The second is that images become especially important for us when they can be read as "self-reflexive." Finally, the third, is the "ideological privileging" of the visual that renders its apparatus, quite literally, hard to "see." Let me briefly...   [tags: Visual Rhetoric Essays]

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Visual Perception and Visual Imagery

- If visual imagery and visual perception shared many of the same processes, then much of what is known to date about perception may be used and adapted to be able to understand the more internal and ambiguous process of visual imagery. The question is how much of mental imagery is actually a part of visual perception. The concept of a ‘unitary mechanism’ has been recurrently mentioned in the text, although little has been said about what it means and implies. This is a term coined by Stephen Kosslyn (2005), he provided a model of visual imagery in which a single visual buffer is used “bottom-up” to display visual percepts and “top-down” to display internally generated images....   [tags: Perception, Imagery, Spatial Imagery]

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Visual Imagery And Visual Literacy

- A popular contemporary graffiti artist, Banksy, creates intriguing and intricate designs for public display on regular and everyday streets. His rising popularity serves as a catalyst for the renowned importance of the attainability of visual literacy. Visual literacy is the ability to understand and interpret the message of a visual image or object, and having this skill is becoming increasingly important in todays culture. According to Zemliansky, the first crucial step towards developing visual literacy is to treat visual messages as text and arguments....   [tags: Banksy, Graffiti, Vandalism, Street art]

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Using Visual Thinking for Effective Teaching and Learning

- Charts and graphs provide a great deal of visual appeal. It can be used in the classrooms to present data, illustrate important patterns or relationships, and observe changes as data is altered. Reasons to use Charts and Graphs:  Provide a visual representation of data;  Effectively clarify information;  Represents many different types of data;  Make important ideas easily recognizable;  Allow learners to perceive information quickly. There are a lot of types of charts. Some of them are bar chart, pie chart, line chart, histogram, and etc....   [tags: Visual Representation, Data, Charts, Graphs]

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On Images

- On Images Concrete images are like pictures in the mind's imagination which have been transferred from real objects through the eyes. Abstract images also exist in the imagination, but are not easily described or communicated. Both images interplay in various ways as a person experiences emotional, dream and pure thought states of consciousness. Despite the interplay, the two kinds of images do not merge or meld into a third image type as a graduation between the two. Concrete images change, sometimes drastically....   [tags: Senses Philosophy Papers]

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Visual Elements of a Graphic Image

- ... Figure 4 shows an example of line being used in a product label. Figure 4. Lines used for creating partitions in table Notice that there are three different lines on the label; from the thinnest to the thickest. The reason these three lines are used is to create partitions in order to separate the different parts of the fact but they remained in the same table. This makes easier for the consumer to understand when he or she reads it. There is another example of using lines in images, lines which can represent of a moving object....   [tags: points, lines, shapes]

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The Importance of Visual Literacy

- Visual literacy, as defined by The Association of College and Research Libraries Image Resources Interest Group, “Is a set of abilities that enables an individual to effectively find, interpret, evaluate, use, and create images and visual media.” (ACRL). While the concept itself, as well as awareness of its role in people’s everyday lives is increasingly widespread, its’ worth is still highly debated. It is evident in our daily lives, messages conveyed through billboards, television advertisements, sculptures, and magazine adds, just to name a few....   [tags: Literacy Essays]

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Visual Literacy And Language Literacy

- Visual literacy is the capability to critically understand and interpret images. Images are made to convince readers about messages placed by the authors. Images are like printed text so they can be read. Visual literacy communicates through a process of reading and interpretation. “This view identifies literacy practices as a set of purposeful events mediated by written texts and embedded in the broader social goals and cultural practices of particular groups. “Literacy, therefore, is not a single set of generic reading and writing skills, and it can mean different things to different people at different times” (Rethinking Academic Literacies, pg....   [tags: Communication, Understanding, Literacy]

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Individual Differences in Visual Perception

- Group studies rest on the assumption that cognitive processes are homogenous, any variability is not considered important but rather a nuisance and so data is averaged across the subjects in order to reduce this “noise” or the influence of measurement error. Different stimuli, conditions and populations are used in order to understand better how object and spatial properties are processed in visual perception and imagery. The following examples help to highlight the ways in which “average” behaviour has contributed to the study of visual mental imagery....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Visual Dimension Of Hindu Rituals

- Kathy Vu Visual Dimension of Hindu Rituals India is well known for its rich culture, environment, and is home to some of the most interesting traditions and images. In most countries around the world, people are raised in a household of religion. However, Hindu religion is especially intriguing because of the multitude of deities that exist and the certain aspects which make their religion distinct from others. Hindu rituals are especially enthralling because of Darsan which refers to a “religious seeing, or the visual perception of the sacred” (“Seeing The Divine Imagine in India”)....   [tags: Hinduism, Deva, Deity, Religion]

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Negatives And Negatives Of Photographic Images

- Beautiful pink peonies, as vibrant as an Arizona sunset, greet me each morning when turning off the alarm on my phone. As I check my email and messages, various other images dance across my visual field, but I honestly cannot recall what I saw just an hour later. This scenario repeats itself numerous times throughout the day. Photographic images surround us and have become such an integral part of daily life that we tend not to take notice until something special catches our eye. As a photographer, it’s that “something special” that causes me to look again, inspires me to learn more, and ultimately guides me in creating images....   [tags: Photography, Photograph, Image, Camera]

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The World Of A Visual World

- Living in a Visual World In the age of technology people are constantly on their cell phones, computers, and TV, watching, and reading everything that the media allows us to see. The media is what people turn to for their role models, values or ideas, and information about what is going on in the world around them. Our world is surrounded by advertisements, TV shows, and movies, unconsciously flooding people’s heads with information. This allows the media the power of persuasion on how people should dress, act, believe, and think in a certain way....   [tags: Advertising, Mass media, Standardization]

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Rise of the Visual Social Networks

- 2014 is just around the corners and there are several things in the digital realm, which is going through a lot of changes. Social Media Marketing is not spared as well. The New Year would start with its own share of popular and unpopular elements in the social networking sites. This article would be taking into account some of those changes through the following lines. a) Search Engine Optimization + Social Media Optimization: A Buzzing trend Every passing year makes the bridge between Search Engine Optimization and Social Media Optimization wider....   [tags: marketing, social networks]

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Visual Mental Imagery and Intelligence

- As creatures that depend so heavily on vision, it should be no surprise that visual mental imagery and imagery in general is a subject that should be of great familiarity to most people. One interesting issue however concerns the degree to which visual mental imagery plays a role in cognition. The quasi-pictorialism approach claims that imagery plays a significant role in mental processes. Another approach, the descriptionism maintains that visual mental images are really just descriptions containing symbolic information and play no substantial role in cognition....   [tags: Intelligence]

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Auditory and Visual Processing Disorders

- Auditory and Visual Processing Disorder Often within classroom environments, as well as at home, children learn through visual and auditory perception. Visual and auditory processing are key ways to learn; they are used for recognizing and interpreting information taken from the two senses of sound as well as sight. So clearly it is understood that having this disorder can make it a bit more difficult and troublesome to learn through vision and hearing, but definitely not impossible. Visual Processing Disorder, also known as Perceptual Disorder, is defined as “a hindered ability to make sense of information’s taken in through the eyes.” (National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) 1999...   [tags: interpreting, spacial, comprehension]

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The Plea For Visual Thinking

- Plea for Visual Thinking Rudolf Arnheim Perception and thinking are treated by textbooks of psychology in separate chapters. The senses are said to gather information about the outer world; thinking is said to process that information. Thinking emerges from this approach as the "higher," more respectable function, to which consequently education assigns most of the school hours and most of the credit. The exercise of the senses is a mere recreation, relegated to spare time. It is left to the playful practice of the arts and music and is readily dispensed with when a tight budget calls for economy....   [tags: Perception, Mind, Psychology, Cognition]

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The Elements Of Visual Illusions

- What are some of the elements involved in creating visual illusions. What role does culture play. Visual illusions are images that are perceived different thanfrom the reality of the image. What the eye sees does not match the measurement of the stimulus source. These illusions demonstrate the difference between perception and reality. Visual illusions are known to be tricks the brain because you know exactly how an object is setup yet you still see it how it was perceived instead of how it actually is....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind]

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Learning Styles : Visual Learner

- Throughout this chapter I have learned that there are several different learning styles, each relating to an individual’s learning ability. The Learning Styles Charts helps to determine an individual’s learning style. This chart measures three learning styles: visual learner (sees to learn), the auditory learner (hears to learn), and the kinaesthetic learner (moves to learn). An auditory learner prefers to learn or learns best by listening. This type of learner will be best able to perform a new task after listening to the instructions....   [tags: Intelligence, Learning, Educational psychology]

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Computer Generated Images (CGI)

- Computer Generated Images, or CGI, is a form of Computer Graphics design, and animations, that make a image look 3D. These images are shown all throughout the media world, industry, and business, such as print media, tv, movies, pictures, commercials, etc. CGI’s have improved rapidly on software that helps our world improve on computer generated imaging. CGI software’s is used to make graphical design for purposes like movies in the theater. CGI companies and software’s, has made the technology age, and its computer has increase in speeds, and has allowed computer graphics programmers, and other companies, to make better quality films, games, and electronic digital photos on their CPU’s, o...   [tags: graphic design]

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Visual Media, Allegorical Consciousness, and Postmodern Culture

- Visual Media, Allegorical Consciousness, and Postmodern Culture I think many of us would agree that we are living in an era of transition: generally, from one phase of modernity to another; more specifically, it is harder to say. Let's ask ourselves for a moment how this sense of change might guide the rhetorical study of visual media. Of the many possible answers to this question, there are two I want to put on the table. The first consideration is that the study of visual media is likely to be occurring at all, or in a particular form, because our society now is moving beyond those media to other communication technologies....   [tags: Visual Media Technology Essays]

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Visual Information

- Visual information is seen because light passes through the cornea and is focused by the lens as an inverted image on the retina (Ellis, 2004). The retina is composed of photoreceptor cells; rods and cones with the greatest density of cones situated within the fovea, thus vision is sharpest for images and information projected to the fovea (Ellis, 2004). Subsequently visual information of lateralized foveal stimuli projects to the cerebral hemisphere within the brain. In the brain, the left visual hemifield projects to the right hemisphere and the right visual hemifield projects to the left hemisphere (Lavidor, Ellis, Shillcock & Bland, 2001)....   [tags: Anatomy, The Retina ]

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Confronting Images

- Georges Didi-Huberman is critical of the conventional approaches towards the study of art history. Didi-Huberman takes the view that art history is grounded in the primacy of knowledge, particularly in the vein of Kant, or what he calls a ‘spontaneous philosophy’. While art historians claim to be looking at images across the sweep of time, what they actually do might be described as a sort of forensics process, one in which they analyze, decode and deconstruct works of art in attempt to better understand the artist and purpose or expression....   [tags: Art History]

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Visual Communication

- Visual Communication could be described as processes that rely primarily on rich visual content as the means of conveying information through words, photos, colors, shapes, and many other components. However, visual communication explores the use of graphical components in achieving communication goals. Visual communication has both critical and practical parts. According to the current book we use in the class “Visual Communication, Images with Messages”, the critical part of visual communication is known as visual rhetoric, which explores the way that designers use visual elements to influence audiences....   [tags: Immages]

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Visual Form Agnosia

- Visual form agnosia is defined as the inability to recognize objects (Goldstein, 2010). To understand the basic concept of visual form agnosia, it is important to first understand that perception and recognition are separate processes. Perception is defined as the ability to become aware of something through our senses, and recognition is the ability to put an object in a group that gives the item meaning. When a person suffers from visual form agnosia, they are generally able to identify the item and distinguish parts of it, but are not able to perceptually accumulate every piece of the item in order to identify the item as complete (Goldstein, 2010)....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Visual Culture of the Civil Rights Movement

- ... Visual images not only documented the movement, but they also actively shaped the struggle for civil rights through modes of manipulation and persuasion. Photographers had begum to document and publicize the issues of the race problem and the struggle for equal rights in the United States in the early 1900s. Early photographs documented protests against lynching, Jim Crow laws, and captured protests against segregation in the 1930s and 1940s. By the 1950s smaller hand cameras and faster film stock were widely available and used to document the movement....   [tags: race is a matter of visually observable attributes]

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Visual Communication: Advertising

- Visual Communication: Advertising There is a constant interaction between an organism and the external environment. It must be able to detect changes in the surroundings and make proper adjustments so as to increase chances of survival. Most living things including green plants and even some unicellular organisms are sensitive to light. But relatively few organisms are capable of vision; that is the ability to form pictures of images of the outside world. One of the creatures blessed with the sense of vision is man....   [tags: appeal, products, commercials]

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Understanding Image and Visual Media Artifact

- Critically analyzing of visual media artifact investigates visual culture. An analysis entails image interpretation of image equally applicable to genres of photographs as form of advertisement. In this paper, I will critically examine photographs. According to Barrett (2011) he suggested that critic starts with description that involves developing a list of facts concerning the subject matter within the image. Description is a data gathering process of photograph (p. 17). It’s also establishing a typology of the photograph’s content matter....   [tags: photographs, wunderkammers, gallery]

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Enlightenment and Implicitness: Devine and Gender Images

- Enlightenment and Implicitness: Devine and Gender Images I question what shapes our cultural gender identities in the modern society. How do historical facts and belief systems shaped my identity as a woman of color in contemporary United States. In order to discover this complicated context, first I needed to seek answers from Japanese history and social allusion. How were my gender images, beliefs, and ideology resulted to desire lifestyle in America instead of my motherland, Japan. … In the beginning, there were disturbance and fear I faced disturbance and fear towards my gender identity through body mapping at the beginning of the quarter....   [tags: Modern Society, Culture, Sculptures, Art]

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Visual Culture And Its Brand Identity

- Visual culture “Culture is everything you don’t have to do. Cuisine is culture, but eating is not; fashion is culture, but clothing is not.” — Brian Eno, musician and artist. Visual culture is how we relate to the cultures through the symbols and images we encounter every day that aid in defining traits of cultures. The images and symbols give form and face to the concepts and ideas valued in a particular society. Semiotics is the field of study that is concerned with cultural signs and their meaning in society....   [tags: Advertising, Brand, Graphic design, Automobile]

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The Visual Culture

- The Visual Culture Over the past few decades, enhancements in the visual fields have greatly improved, giving weight on the importance of visual material in text. Something that is more visually stimulating can usually make a text more convincing or credible. The term “seeing is believing” proves this fact. As humans, we tend to believe something if we can actually see it, which is why Jay David Bolter has referred to this phenomenon of the changed role of text and graphics as the “visual culture” in his book Writing Space....   [tags: Technology Internet Essays]

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Photos, Photography, and Images - The Superiority of Images Over Words

- The Superiority of Images Over Words The battle for superiority and dominance between words and images is long and on-going. Both can be found everywhere, mostly in books, magazines, television, paintings, and movies. However, in more recent years, the dominance of images over words can be seen. In a world where better, faster, and easier communication is necessary, images are a far better option than words. Mitchell Stephens in “By Means of the Visible: A Picture’s Worth,” Ward Churchill in “Crimes Against Humanity,” and the director of Within These Walls, Mike Robe, concur that images such as gestures, symbols, and pictures have a widespread and profound influence....   [tags: Free Argumentative Essays]

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The Role of the Visual in Today's Society

- The Role of the Visual in Today's Society The role of the visual in today’s society is quite apparent. Beautiful, flashy images are everywhere in the media, and all of them serve the same purpose. The purpose of all of these images is to get you, the consumer to buy the product that is being sold, or at least buy into the idea that a particular product represents. The role of the visual in modern architecture is very much the same. The purpose of the visual in modern architecture is to publicize or privatize a building through any media necessary to create the desired representation, and thereby sell the idea....   [tags: Architecture Buildings Vision Essays]

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The Deception of Visual Memory

- The Deception of Visual Memory What is visual memory. And what does it mean to remember through images. Unlike verbal memory, visual memory functions primarily through a dependence on its materiality, on the texture and availability of the paintings, icons, photographs, films, and video clips that give it shape. We remember whole events through condensed images that reduce complex and multidimensional phenomena into memorable scenes. The meanings of wars, political conflicts, tragic romances, and cataclysmic disasters can all be found within a painter's brush or a camera's lens, as in Emanuel Leutze's 1851 rendition of George Washington crossing the Delaware River or Joe Rosenthal's photog...   [tags: Photography Essays]

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Visual Imagery in The English Patient, by Michael Ondaatje

- Every writer uses a different set of methods, known as the narrative mode, to portray the plot to the audience for individual reasons. In the first section of “The English Patient”, Michael Ondaatje uses his narrative mode in order to more effectively convey his message in an appealing way. One way he does this is by presenting the reader with visual images and vivid description that trigger their imagination. His use of visual imagery, description, and pronouns to present the settings, and to describe people and their actions is part of his narrative mode....   [tags: Michael Ondaatje]

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The Positive Role of Magazine Images

- The Positive Role of Magazine Images Most controversy over magazines is about the images they portray. According to the writers, Amy Malkin, Kimberlie Wornian, and Joan Chrisler, "Women and Weight: Gendered Messages on Magazines Covers," women's magazines insist on dieting, exercise, and cosmetic surgery to achieve the ideal body. This is in no way true. Yes, magazines show pictures of beautiful women and have articles that relate to dieting, exercise and surgery. However, magazines have no other purpose than to inform....   [tags: Media Argumentative Persuasive Argument]

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Clustering of Near Duplicate Images in the Web Search

- The overall objective is to cluster the near-duplicate images. Initially, the user passes the query to the search engine and the search engine results in set of query related images. These images contain duplicate as well as near-duplicate images. The main aim of this paper is to detect near-duplicate images and cluster those images. This is achieved through the following steps – Image Preprocessing, Feature Extraction and Clustering. In image processing, the initial step is preprocessing. Image preprocessing is nothing but noise removal and image enhancement....   [tags: search engine, diagram, data]

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Social Media 's Influence On Visual Content

- Are you in need of a creative post that will generate lots of of engagement. Are your visuals attracting the right kinds of social media attention. Both men and women interact better with visualization or with visible content material. This could be because it 's easier to connect to and it tends to tell a story, which can evoke feelings or a response more effectively than written posts. If you are not sure of how to go about building a new strategy, follow along as we discuss 20 ways to increase engagement through visual content....   [tags: Social media, Twitter, Facebook, Web 2.0]

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How Do We Perceive Visual Messages?

- How Do We Perceive Visual Messages. Theories of visual perception have been studied as early as 427 B.C. by Plato according to the coarse materials in this week’s readings (Johnston, n.d.). We will take a look at these theories and see how some support and some conflict with one another. Nonetheless, all have been rigorously studied and reviewed to leave us with many concepts to consider. Previously, the course materials have provided an overview of how the eye works. In discovering that the brain actually interprets what the eye filters, we realize what a complex system the process is....   [tags: Perception, Gestalt psychology, Cognition]

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The Visual Learner in Me: Analyzing Different Learning Styles

- ... Visual learners remember best what they can see. Such as images, sketches, graphs, outlines, tables, and illustrations (Felder & Soloman, n.d.). I agree with this determination. The second quiz I have taken is called “Learning Style Inventory”, this quiz determined I am a visual learner. A description of my personal assessment states; I would benefit by examining all study materials. Using graphic representation, drawings, photographs, and writing notes on index cards for easy memorization....   [tags: comprehension, material, assessment, results]

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Images Of Apple Picking

- Images of Apple Picking Dr. Hofer “After Apple Picking” is fraught with imagery. Frost uses visual, olfactory, kinesthetic, tactile, and auditory imagery throughout this piece. Because the poem is filled with a variety of images, the reader is able to imagine the experience of apple picking. Frost brings He begins with “My long two-pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree” (line 1). This line gives the reader a visual concept of a long pointed ladder nestled in an apple tree. And, allows the reader to expand that image to a multitude of apple pickers with their pointy ladders alongside him in neighboring trees....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Two Digital Visual Artists

- Two Digital Visual Artists Visual art practises have been around since the foundation of mans existence, also mans constant drive for progression is also evident. These practises continue to grow, not only in the arts but also in every area of mans life. From the beginning we had cave drawings or finger paintings. These creations are interpreted by individuals today who may not understand why, who, when or how, but realise that these creations may have lead others to doing likewise. From these basic artworks, concepts are derived, and questions are asked, certain ideas and improvements are thought up....   [tags: Art Theory Artists]

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The Visual Truth?

- You may be wondering how visual art is used to influence the public and prevent the spread of misinformation among a population. In this paper, I will first address the modes of access in order to better understand how to use the same methods in art-making to counter the heighten fear grown from artificial sources and to see if progress is possible. Mirroring methods used in advertising, the media spread information as if it is packaged, a commodity. An extreme, open-ended headline invites doubt into your head....   [tags: Media]

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Designing Formats and Including Visuals for Websites

- Designing Formats and Including Visuals Most websites tend to have the same formats, however, some are less clutter than others, has valuable information, and user friendly. For this paper, www.forbes.com will be a good site to examine. Forbes website is a site that seems to have a lot going on, it is a “busy” site, and when you access the site you must watch an advertisement first or click to skip the ad. The design format for any website is very important and just as important if you include visuals....   [tags: wesite, visual, design, format, ]

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The Images Of Art History

- One of the most recognizable pieces of artwork in the history of art history, and still today in modern times is Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam, a fresco which is part of a larger scene on the extremely famous and well known Sistine Chapel ceiling. Many people recognize the image of God wrapped in cloth extending his arm and pointing towards a naked figure, Adam, who is equally extending his finger to meet God’s. However, their fingers do not touch. They instead remain electrifyingly close in a way that seems as if their fingers could collide at any moment....   [tags: Sistine Chapel ceiling, Michelangelo]

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The Visual Language of Cinema

- In the 1950s, the movie and broadcast design industries incorporated traditional graphic design with the dynamic visual language of cinema. Today, the creation of film titles and television graphics are mainly created by motion graphic designers. The first pictures that the viewer experiences is a film’s opening titles. Opening titles have grown as a style of experimental filmmaking in motion pictures, since the 1950’s. In films, the opening credits make the context of a film and establish assumptions about its tone and atmosphere....   [tags: graphic design, film]

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Camera Eye And Visual System

- Our eyes are an incredible and incredibly complex organ. We are able to look at and around our surrounding environments and dynamically adjust as needed. The camera can be used as an analogy to the eye and visual system, though it should be noted that there are limitations such as, cameras only capture a single still image (from that perspective, perhaps what we see is more akin to that of a video camera). The table below explains how individual components of the eye can be compared to individual components of the camera and their roles in each system....   [tags: Eye, Retina, Photoreceptor cell, Rod cell]

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Camera Eye And Visual System

- Part A. Our eyes are an incredible and incredibly complex organ. We are able to look at and around our surrounding environments and dynamically adjust as needed. The camera can be used as an analogy to the eye and visual system, though it should be noted that there are limitations such as, cameras only capture a single still image (from that perspective, perhaps what we see is more akin to that of a video camera). The table below explains how individual components of the eye can be compared to individual components of the camera and their roles in each system....   [tags: Eye, Retina, Photoreceptor cell, Cone cell]

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Baroque Music And Visual Art

- Baroque refers to an irregularly shaped complex pearl. Baroque period was characterized by artistic style, which embraced architectural designs, paintings as well as sculpture. The period is dated back from around 1600 in Rome from where it spread to most of Europe in the early 17th to mid 18th century. Additionally, this artistic period involved discovery of new ideas that reflected the desire of the Catholic Church in Rome to reassert itself in the wake of Protestant Reformation. Classicism can be defined as a stylistic art in literature, music and visual art that takes the art of perfection of the ancient Greece and Rome from the Middle Ages of the 18th century and seeks to be recognized...   [tags: Rome, Baroque, Protestant Reformation]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

- The saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words” is often used to describe how powerful an image is in terms of its capturing power. Images are used by human in a lot of different ways. The most common usage is to capture information. Aside from capturing information, it is also used to compute, compare and recall. With its vast abilities, imagery, especially visual mental imagery, is vital to human intelligence. It is a good complement with other mind based system to enhance human intelligence....   [tags: Visual Imagery]

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Why Do we have Two Eyes rather than one?

- ... The observable difference between objects as viewed through the left eye and the right eye is usually referred to as retinal disparity, which provides important cues for stereoscopic depth perception (Snowden et al., 2012). This phenomenon is particularly relevant when an observer views two objects located at separate lateral positions. For instance, when an object is placed in front of or behind the object that one is viewing, the cue of retinal disparity can provide useful information that will allow the observer to determine the distance between the point of fixation and the closest object or farthest object (Blake & Secular, 2006; Held, Cooper, & Banks, 2012; Tsai & Victor, 2005)....   [tags: depth perceptio, 3D images]

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Visual Representation Of Pornography : Pornography, Porno Chic, And The Rise Of Raunch Culture

- Today, a wide variety of visual representation have become the venue for pornography to drive many parts across the broad spectrum of representation (Dennis, 2009). Conventionally, a general understanding of pornography is to express – and possibly also produce and construct – sexual fantasies (Purcell, 2012). However, the nature of pornography does not only restrict by the representation of sexual acts. There are many debates and studies on the mainstreaming of pornography, pornographication, pornification, normalization of pornography, porno chic, and the rise of raunch culture by scholars, journalists and representatives of the porn industry....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Pornography, Human sexuality]

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Science Of The Brain 's Visual Object Precipitation Process By Testing Our Assumptions

- Application: If this tree maker method shows promising results, we will proceed to our greater goal, advancing our knowledge of the brain’s visual object precipitation process by testing our assumptions: 1) Images will have higher responses the closer they are to the max response image. The distance is the number of steps it takes on the tree to reach the image. 2) As the generations (number of steps down the tree) increased the response sizes would increase as well. 3) Images on the path to the max response image have the largest responses out of all the other images, so the images not searched, because they were not on the path, could not be the maximum image....   [tags: Brain, Human brain, Cerebral cortex]

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The First Writing Piece I Choose From My Portfolio Was Visual Analysis

- The first writing piece i choose from my portfolio was visual analysis. The visual analysis personal was one of the hardest paper I had to write for this semester. It was so challenging because I could not follow the process which I was adjusted to writing to which is, collecting data about a subject and writing about the research I found . With the Visual analysis we were instructed to choose a piece of public visual rhetoric and analysis it using rhetorical terms such as pathos, logos, and ethos....   [tags: Rhetoric, Writing, Paper, Wrestling]

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Priming Race in Biracial Observers Affects Visual Search for Black and White Faces

- Priming Race in Biracial Observers Affects Visual Search for Black and White Faces Introduction: In this paper, we see how priming can be used as an experimental aid and to what extent it can influence the subjects. Chiao, Heck, Nakayama, and Ambady (1) consider the notion of whether priming a particular racial identity in a mixed-race individual (specifically Black and White mix) would influence the individual’s ability to search for White or Black faces. Previous Research forms new Experimental Hypothesis: The authors’ interest in the application of priming to visual perception stems from a lack of empirical research done in this particular field....   [tags: Psychology, Race]

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Statement of Purpose for My Masters' in Computer Science

- My interest in one of the most celebrated majors in college, Computer Science, traces back to the time when computers emerged as a revolutionary tool. I have always had a fascination towards them. I have come to realize that they form the integral part in the face of quotidian reality. This empowered me with an inquisitive look and helped me probe into the technology which, now, faces constant development. Mankind has advanced its realms to such an unimaginable level that one can say it has intensified the laziness in him....   [tags: salient images, technology, telecommunications]

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The Importance Of Expressing Information Through Words, Sounds, Images, Or Other Means?

- The process of expressing information — through words, sounds, images, or other means — to someone else. In the field of health communication, the practice of assuming every person has low health literacy skills. Create communications that everyone can use and understand regardless of assumptions about that persons health literacy skills. How a consumer 's beliefs, values, emotions, and thinking influence their behavior and decision-making. A person or organization that uses a good or service, including information....   [tags: Health care, Health, Health literacy]

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Rastafarian Symbolism In The Visual Arts

- Rastafarian Symbolism In The Visual Arts Works Cited Missing [NOTE: BECAUSE OF CONCERN ABOUT RIGHTS, WE HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO POST THE IMAGES THIS ESSAY REFERS TO] "Art has the power of liberating man from certain drudgeries and their way of life. A man who was born in the ghetto can't afford to be a Sunday painter, his whole life is involved in getting across his ideas; Rastafarianism, politics, Black culture and all that. Even our meeting here now is an artistic involvement. Some people do art with love here, politics there and so forth; now, to me art is one cosmic consciousness....   [tags: VIisual Arts Art]

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The Affect of Cultural Ideology on The Way We Perceive Images

- The Affect of Cultural Ideology on The Way We Perceive Images The relationship between language and image provides us with the means to seek the roots of our own ideas. In the essay, "When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision", written by Adrienne Rich, she uses varying images in her poetry to describe women and the voice open the window into her self-perception and how cultural ideologies change. John Berger writes in, "Ways of Seeing" that the relationship between the image and the person is an individual interpretation....   [tags: Papers]

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Reassemblage: Challenging the Relationship between Women and Visual Pleasure

- Reassemblage: Challenging the Relationship between Women and Visual Pleasure Visual pleasure, derived from images on film, is dominated by sexual imbalance. The pleasure in looking is split between active/male and passive/female. In her essay "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" Laura Mulvey asserts the fact that in mainstream films, women are simultaneously looked at and displayed. That is to say, the woman is both an object of desire and a spectacle for the male voyeuristic gaze. The male's function is active; he advances the story and controls the gaze onto the women....   [tags: Reassemblage Directed by Trinh Minh-Ha]

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The Effects Of Visual Arts On The Nazi Germany

- Brianna 1593634 The Visual arts Influence in Nazi Germany Introduction 'Nazi Germany ' represented the period from 1933s to 1945s, which played an important role in prosperous German history and the modern European history. After Germany participated in First World War in the first half of the 20th century, the whole society was glutted with unemployment, poverty, hunger, inflation and moral corruption. The public couldn’t feel the republican democracy benefits. The main reason was that people were discomposed that Germany had lost a war and most of the people blame for the defeat....   [tags: Adolf Hitler, Nazi Germany, Nazism, Nazi Party]

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Visual Mental Imagery and the Average Subject

- Introduction The enduring differences between individuals are an intriguing subject area in modern psychology. An interest in examining how people differ in their thinking, feeling and behaviour has developed over time. Even over 2000 years ago, Plato stated “No two persons are born exactly alike; but each differs from the other in natural endowments, one being suited for one occupation and the other for another”. Moving forward in time to 1984, Shackleton and Fletcher pointed out that within the study of scientific psychology of human behaviour, individual differences can easily get lost and brushed off as noise to data....   [tags: Neuroscience]

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Visual Effects Created By E.E. Cummings In His Poetry

- Visual Effects Created By E.E. Cummings In His Poetry Edward Estlin Cummings, commonly referred to as E. E. Cummings, was born on October 14, 1894 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was a source of vast knowledge and was responsible for many creative works other than his poetry, such as novels, plays, and paintings. He published his first book of poetry Tulips and Chimneys in 1923. Many of his poems are known for the visual effects they create through his unusual placement of words on the page, as well as, his lack of punctuation and capitalization....   [tags: Cummings Poem Poet Poetry Essays]

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The Relationship between Visual and Reality in Virtuosity by Gary Lucchesi

- The Relationship between Visual and Reality in Virtuosity by Gary Lucchesi The film ‘Virtuosity’ by Gary Lucchesi, allows us to see the relationship, which exists between ‘visual’ and ‘reality’. The film also explores human fears, which relate to materialistic society in which we live in today. These fears can be then connected to the notions of ‘Subjectivity’ and ‘Culture’ through the in depth study of Virtuosity....   [tags: Papers]

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Different Visual Areas Of The Occipital Lobe

- 1. How could PET scanning contribute to our knowledge of different visual areas in the occipital lobe. When PET scans are used to map the brain, widespread activation of the occipital lobe is typically seen in tasks which involve visual stimulation. Neuroscientists have used PET scans to identify brain regions associated with specific visual pathways. This part of the brain receives signals from the retina, and is believed to play a role in visual perception. Different visual stimuli (e.g., face recognition, form discrimination, and color and motion perception) have been shown to activate certain areas of the occipital lobe (Kolb & Whishaw, 2015; Schoenberg & Scott, 2011)....   [tags: Cerebrum, Frontal lobe, Parietal lobe]

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Ways in which Blake Uses Images of Animals and Plants

- Ways in which Blake Uses Images of Animals and Plants William Blake was born in 1757 in London and died in 1827. His most famous works are called "Songs of innocence" and "Songs of experience". "Songs of innocence" written in (1789) were easy to understand, very simple vocabulary, simple verses, with ideal, happy and pastoral locations. In Contrast "Songs of experience" written in (1794), had more difficult ideas and vocabulary, with negative views, which where realistic and sad. In this essay I will be studying how Blake uses animals, plants and the natural world to create pictures for the reader of what he thought life was like in eighteenth century England....   [tags: William Blake Poems Poetry Essays]

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Citizen, There Are Many Images Using Mediums

- Pictures and images are interesting to look at for what they appear to be, but how they came to be is just as important. Some artists create their work through mediums. Mediums are the materials and techniques used to create pictures, and give it unique and creative characteristics. In Claudia Rankine’s book, Citizen, there are many images using mediums. Mel Chin is one of the artists whose work is incorporated into Rankine’s book through a simple, yet effective use of mediums. Mel Chin is a conceptual artist whose images are motivated by political, cultural and social issues....   [tags: Black people, Race, White people]

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The Renaissance And Its Influence On The Visual Arts

- The Renaissance was a time of adulation for Humanism, a movement that advocated the intensification of "personal independence," "individual expression," and a renewed élan devoted to the classics. Renaissance, a word meaning rebirth, refers to the cultural epoch wherein Ancient Greek and Roman styles were rediscovered and celebrated as a result of trade expansion and a need for knowledge of lexical works (thus, the popularization of Latin). This attitude concerning rebirth was especially reflected in the multitudes of masterpieces produced up to the sixteenth century: artists expelled certain features from preceding Medieval art and appended their oeuvres with techniques unseen in previous a...   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, Italy, Italian Renaissance]

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Words and Images in Faulkner's As I Lay Dying

- Words and Images in Faulkner's As I Lay Dying Maybe I will end up in some kind of self-communion -- a silence -- faced with the certainty that I can no longer be understood. The artist must create his own language. This is not only his right but his duty. ----------- William Faulkner Virginia Woolf observes that "painting and writing have much to tell each other; they have much in common. The novelist after all wants to make us to see" (22). Indeed, many movements in the visual arts during the first half of the twentieth century had a close relationship with literature....   [tags: William Faulkner As I Lay Dying Essays]

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