ERIC Number: ED374441
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Images in Language, Media, and Mind.
Fox, Roy F., Ed.
The essays in this collection discuss the "image" as both product and process. Representing such diverse disciplines as rhetoric, composition, clinical psychology, journalism, photography, communication, education, and sociology, the essays describe how images function and how they are linked with language and explore the role of images in shaping social issues. Following an introduction (overview) by the editor, the essays in Part I, "Images in Language," are: (1) "Image Studies: An Interdisciplinary View" (Roy F. Fox); (2) "People Prose" (Alan C. Purves); (3) "Imaging, Literacy, and Sylvia Ashton-Warner" (Nancy S. Thompson); (4) "Photographs, Writing, and Critical Thinking" (Carol P. Hovanec and David Freund); and (5) "Child Talk: Re-presenting Pictures in the Mind" (Stevie Hoffman). The essays in Part II, "Images in Media," are: (6) "Where We Live" (Roy F. Fox); (7) "From War Propaganda to Sound Bites: The Poster Mentality of Politics in the Age of Television" (Linda R. Robertson); (8) "Reading Ollie North" (William V. Costanzo); (9) "Instant History, Image History: Lessons from the Persian Gulf War" (George Gerbner); (10) "Authorship of Metaphoric Imagery in 'Live' Television Sportscasts" (Barbra S. Morris); (11) "Ad Images and the Stunting of Sexuality" (Carol Moog); and (12) "'Don't Hate Me Because I'm Beautiful': A Commercial in Context" (Gerald O. Grow). The essays in Part III, "Images in Mind." are: (13) "Beyond 'The Empty Eye': A Conversation with S. I. Hayakawa and Alan R. Hayakawa" (Roy F. Fox); (14) "The Image Is Not the Thing" (Herb Karl); (15)"Analyzing Visual Persuasion: The Art of Duck Hunting" (Kay Ellen Rutledge); and (16) "The Riddle of Visual Experience" (Vito Signorile). (NKA)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Role, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Psycholinguistics, Social Problems, Visual Literacy
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.