Some of this grandiosity is to be expected. Innovators tend to be solipsists. They often want to cram every stray fact and experience into their new model. As the historian Robert Darnton has written, “The marvels of communication technology in the present have produced a false consciousness about the past—even a sense that communication has no history, or had nothing of importance to consider before the days of television and the Internet.” But there is something else at work here, in the outsized enthusiasm for social media. Fifty years after one of the most extraordinary episodes of social upheaval in American history, we seem to have forgotten what activism is.
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Here are some factors to consider when you are trying to analyze a visual text such as the iconic ad from 1988 for Charlie perfume. You will need to be very observant and willing to experience what you see.
• Camera techniques: How far is the camera from the subject? Is the photo a close-up? Medium shot? Long shot? What difference does this make? How is the camera oriented in relation to the subject? In front? Behind? Looking up or down at the subject? Are the subjects in the photo looking at the camera or away somewhere (gaze motion)? Is the image crisp or blurred? Distorted or pure? Airbrushed?
• Composition of the image: What is actually in the image? Is it indoors? Outdoors? What objects are in the ad and what do they suggest? What people are in the image? What story seems to be being told about them? How are the people clothed? What are they doing? What are their facial expressions? What about their hair?
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Essay should be 4 or so pages long, double-spaced in 12-point font. You should use (quote from) at least three sources (Cohen, Bovee, and Fowles) in your essay for EACH ad. Use the quotation sandwich method of incorporating sources into your essay and use in-text citations to acknowledge your source use. Be sure to include a works cited list.
He highlighted the moral corruption, that took place under the establishment of the colonies and slavery - and the consequences this new found wealth had on British society." Click on the essay, "Art as a Representation of Resistance".
* * *Kate Lonas, "William Hogarth's Old Masters: Absent Adversaries".Online essay primarily dealing with Hogarth's self-portrait of 1745; the satirical details in Taste in High Life; and the Old Master pictures within the pictures of the Marriage A-la-Mode series.
Related pages include information on William Hogarth's gold admission ticket to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens; The Bad Taste of the Town; A Rake's Progress, plate 8; Characters and Caricaturas; an unfinished proof engraving of Gulielmus Hogarth; Plate II of Marriage A-la-Mode, and The Idle 'Prentice betrayed by his Whore and taken in a night cellar with his accomplice, illustrating different stages in the creative process involved in making one of the twelve prints in Hogarth's series, Industry and Idleness.
Part of this excellent Hogarth project by Clifford Armion, Professor of English at the Université de Lyon, are also some additional online essays in French by Armion, Anaïs Le Fèvre-Berthelot, Isabelle Baudino and Nicole Henry.
* * *Aaron Santesso, "William Hogarth and the Tradition of Sexual Scissors", Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, 39 (Summer 1999).Deals with the pair of scissors hanging from Moll Hackabout's belt in A Harlot's Progress, plate 1, and the sexual symbolism of scissors in some other works by Hogarth and in literary contexts.
The study is divided into two parts: I: An iconological Reading of Industry and Idleness; II: Inversion and Paradoxes: the hidden discourse of Industry and Idleness.
* * *Marjorie Bowen, William Hogarth: The Cockney's Mirror (London: Methuen, 1936).This study on Hogarth "is divided into four parts; the first part gives the background of William Hogarth's life and pictures, the second recounts his career and character and his attitude to his own genius, the third gives the stories, actors (real or imagined) of the principal pictures and prints, and the fourth describes and analyses the work from the point of view of aesthetics."ONLINE ARTICLES AND EXHIBITIONS ON WILLIAM HOGARTHClick on the area you are interested in:Online Biographies of William HogarthOnline Essays on HogarthOnline Exhibitions and Reviews of Museum ExhibitionsBook ReviewsCourse Descriptions, Lecture Resources, and some other Educational SitesMiscellaneousOther Areas of Interest in Hogarth ONLINE BIOGRAPHIES OF WILLIAM HOGARTH:Dale Keiger, "A Scholar's Progress", Johns Hopkins Magazine, November 2000.
Trusler, To Which are Added, An Introductory Essay, and Many Original and Selected Notes, by John Major, A New Edition, Revised, Corrected, and Somewhat Enlarged (London: Printed for Henry Washbourne, 1841).Best, though incomplete, critical nineteenth-century edition of Trusler's book which was first published in 1768.