Presentation on theme: "The Healthy Analysis Pyramid What: 5 - 10% Is the argument? 1-2 marks How: 20 -30% Do they present the argument? Language / Features 3-5 marks Why: 50."— Presentation transcript:
The Healthy Analysis Pyramid What: 5 - 10% Is the argument? 1-2 marks How: 20 -30% Do they present the argument? Language / Features 3-5 marks Why: 50 - 60% Do they use these features? Audience 6-10 marks
Introduction to analysis Needs to include: s.i.c. The s ource (where and when was it published?) The issue The author’s contention (their ‘what’) Possibly the audience (who is it written for). For written language analysis, mention the predominant tone of the piece (aggressive, witty, humorous, professional, etc.)
In an attempt to suggest to viewers that something must be done to the current asylum seeker debate, the image of the large wire fence and coiled barbed-wire displays negative connotations of entrapment and suffering (typical of a prison). In this way, the cartoonist is appealing to the government to address this unnecessarily harsh and brutal environment. Sample analytical sentences
Other analytical phrases Analytical vocabulary (metalanguage): The audience is invited to A likely result of the (device) is a sense of The … suggests to viewers Consequently, the cartoonist appeals to the audiences sense of … Connecting vocabulary: Combined with In addition to
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