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Assignment 4: critical review – second draft

Revised essay for peer review.

Comparing the use of metaphor and metonymy in documentary photography

The indexicality of photography tends to imply that ‘authenticity’ is one of its primary qualities, so we generally expect documentary photography to depict concrete events, places, people and things to tell its stories. 1,967 more words


Assignment 4: rethink

I posted a draft of my essay yesterday and fairly quickly got some challenging feedback (thanks Eileen) that made me step back and rethink the shape and content of the whole thing. 480 more words


Assignment 4: critical review – draft

EDIT: this draft is no longer current as the essay is being reworked based on early feedback. New draft coming shortly!

This is the proposed essay for Assignment 4, awaiting peer review from kind-hearted fellow students. 1,989 more words


Sedgwick on Crisis of Meaning/Metonymy

Re-reading Touching Feeling at the same time as writing about weather and metonoymy while undergoing treatment for breast cancer, I was struck by a paragraph about texture, touch and vision: 563 more words


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: 98 more words


Assignment 4: refined theme

I’ve been thinking about, reading around and generally reworking the essay plan for my critical review. The draft theme and essay plan were based around the following proposed title: 480 more words


Sorapure, "Between Modes"

Sorapure, Madeleine. “Between Modes: Assessing Student New Media” Kairos 10.2

Sorapure offers a language that teachers and students can use to evaluate and assess projects that involve the composing with multiple modes. 352 more words