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"Jesus Came To Die": Notes on a Gospel-Twitter Spat

Debates on theological Twitter are somewhat Sisyphean affairs. You have 140 characters per tweet to lay out your position, or parts of it, which means that inevitably something’s going to be lacking in precision or comprehensive balance. 1,299 more words

Assignment 4: Critical Review

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Comparing the use of metaphor and metonymy in documentary photography

The indexicality of photography implies 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. 2,219 more words

Documentary

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 implies 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. 1,969 more words

Documentary

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. 525 more words

Documentary

Assignment 4: critical review – draft

EDIT: this draft is no longer current as the essay is being reworked based on early feedback.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

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

Documentary

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

Weather

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

Documentary