Graphology Framework. AS Level English Language. What is graphology?. Originally, graphology applied only to the appearance of a person's handwriting For the purposes of your course, however, it applies to any aspect of the form and appearance of a text that modifies meaning in any way.
AS Level English Language
Grapheme of EZ used instead of ES – can tie this in with lexis
The use of full stops here in between the words ‘TOMMY GUN’ replicates the sound and action of a machine gun.
Again, it is important to mention the effect these have on the text rather than just saying “there is a lot of white space in this text”!
Headings – shows clear definition important to mention this within the graphology framework
Bullet points – showing organisation
Short, concise paragraphs
White space making the advert look uncluttered
Columns – showing clearly ordered text
As stated before, you need to state what effect these features have on the text as a whole and if they are effective in achieving their aims.
Logo – tells you instinctively what the text is graphology framework are:
Pink – the colour of love (softness)
Drawing of a heart
Mocked up photograph
Now you have the tools to analyse a text using the graphology framework!