Conflict representation theory/study This research project aims at unpacking conflict representations, therefore it is essential to understand the techniques and strategies implemented when representing conflict. Political leaders invest time and resources in in order to promote official frames to media (Gadi Wolfsfeld, Paul Frosh & Maurice T. Awabdy 2008:401). Galtung 1998, Manoff 1998 & Wolfsfeld 2004 cited by Wolfsfeld et al (2008:401) explains that the ways in which the news media represent conflicts “are also likely to have a significant influence on any subsequent attempts at conflict resolution”. Annelore Deprez and Karin Raeymaeckers (2010:92) explain that the “selection and construction of news items, the picture that we see of ‘the foreign’, is a filtered, distorted, manipulated, one-sided and simplified image”. Looking at the techniques used by the media one may understand how this statement is given substance.
Pathos is how the author establishes their image in the mind of their audience and what emotions are evoked in the audience through word choice. Secondly, Kairos is how the author uses artistic proofs, such as Pathos, to create a sense of exigence, i.e. a reason to act in a timely manner. A fair point to start this analysis is when Emma Watson is preemptively addressing the audiences preconceived image of who she is by making the self-deprecating joke, “You might be thinking ‘Who is this Harry
Allegories are used for many reasons, such as debating about politics, or create moral meanings, but what intrigues me is that authors are able to express their ideas on controversies going on in the world with their stories, at the same time, it give a better context to the story, and give a peek of how it would feel if the reader was in the situation, just with an allegory. Kate Chopin, most assumedly, was a supporter of the feminist movement, and she showed her support of the women’s movement through her allegories, for example her short story “The Story of an Hour.” "Story of an Hour” starts out with Richard, Brently Mallard’s friend, came home with terrible news that Louise Mallard’s husband, Brently Mallard died in a train accident.
Because he used the word “victim” and vivid imagery instead of explaining that a woman ran away because of a misunderstanding, he essentially made his opening into an effective hook which can reel in the audience especially with his novel like introduction and his grand reveal. Staples’ style of writing can be noticed in his
Nevertheless, after constructive analysis of the article, one now can understand the author’s point of view of the situation, where she believes that OJ Simpson’s should also be accused for murder of pop culture. Therefore, by using different rhetorical strategies, the author’s use of the pathetic and logical appeals aided in her attempt of not only making her readers aware of her opinion on the case, but to convince them that its rapid popularity had massively influenced the media within a short time span. To support the argument Anolik’s has put forth in her narrative discourse, she cleverly utilized descriptive languages to make a pathetic appeal to her readers. This was achieved by using both figurative languages namely similes, personification, metaphor and use of rhetoric questions to not only attack the reader’s
Through the use of many logical arguments and evidence, Bordo successfully manages to convince her audience that the media, body images and culture have severely influenced the ‘so-called’ trending standard of beauty and how it leads to eating disorders across the world. However, certain flaws such as hasty generalization appeared during the text. Even though, Bordo had certain errors in reasoning, she successfully manages to convey her opinions on how media has had a severe impact on people’s vision of beauty through her structure, presentation, main ideas, objectivity and her appealing tone. In Short, this article mentions that media has
Harrison Bergeron Tone Essay This essay explains the many ways the author of the story “Harrison Bergeron” used to convey the tone absurdity towards society. His vast arsenal of literary techniques helped bring a better understanding of the story to the reader. Some of the many ways the author used to heighten the effect of the story were diction, tone, and irony. Those three techniques will be taken a further look at in this piece of writing. One of the many ways that the author, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., used to create the tone and mood was his usage of many literary elements.
From the contrasting methods in which Hughes expressed his argument, one can see that authors have the power to exploit the malleability of presenting academic arguments to express their point. Both works begin with a hook, but one serves to capture the audience with a humorous and inspiring story of how one person’s discovery was able to save millions, while the other gravely points out the violent intellectual discourse in store for society due to the debate over human bio-enhancements. Hughes pays particular attention to the development of his introduction because he acknowledges the importance of the audience’s initial reaction to the concept of human enhancements in setting
It looks closely at the articles and books written by or about the suffragette movement, and Bearman establishes a theory of which in the more urban areas the violence was greater, and more organized. He uses several data tables, as a visual aid to show a more conclusive argument. One of Bearmans points is that most of the violent phenomena are reactionary; this conclusion is drawn after looking at the breakdown cities and number of occurrences. Also, after looking at other sources which have noted a pattern between Pankhurst being arrested or imprisoned (Emmeline Pankhurst: A Biography, p. 242, 2002). Compared to other articles, and also books published, this particular article seems to have no bias in the sources that are used.
It plays a vital role to get the favorable public opinion both at home and abroad. 15. Armed forces must have the backing of the nation before going to war and media plays a very effective role in this regard. Operational secrecy in modern limited wars now requires active connivance of the media. Media can serve as a force multiplier and should be used to its full potentials.