Language Quiz / Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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The object of being represented.
The world is invented in the process of representation.
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
Shared set of values that exist in a society
The material basis of the sign which could be almost anything. Anything that signifies something or conveys a message
A cultural Practice.
The act of perceiving (vs)
Description, fact, literal.
Science of signs.
How images directly reflect the world (vs)
Crude use of stereotypes to manipulate popular opinion.
The common, banal meaning and information in a photograph (vs)
Creation of meaning through the act of portraying the likeness of something.
Allusion, association.
The meaning or concept that the significant refers to.
The aspect or detail that grabs the attention or emotion of a viewer
A belief that if an image is produced by a mechanical device it is object record of reality.
Cultural values and beliefs expressed at the level of connotation as to appear obvious.
Philosophical position that only science because of its objective verifiable methods is the source of authentic knowledge.
How images produce meanings according to social and aesthetic conventions.

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