Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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The object of being represented.
Crude use of stereotypes to manipulate popular opinion.
Cultural values and beliefs expressed at the level of connotation as to appear obvious.
The material basis of the sign which could be almost anything. Anything that signifies something or conveys a message
Creation of meaning through the act of portraying the likeness of something.
The world is invented in the process of representation.
The aspect or detail that grabs the attention or emotion of a viewer
Allusion, association.
How images directly reflect the world (vs)
The meaning or concept that the significant refers to.
A belief that if an image is produced by a mechanical device it is object record of reality.
Shared set of values that exist in a society
How images produce meanings according to social and aesthetic conventions.
A cultural Practice.
Philosophical position that only science because of its objective verifiable methods is the source of authentic knowledge.
The act of perceiving (vs)
image with symbolic significance. Represents universal concept/emotion/meaning. I.E. Madonna and child, universal concept of love, easy to understand even without Christian context
Description, fact, literal.
Science of signs.
The common, banal meaning and information in a photograph (vs)

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