A2 Preparation Materials. Theories for exam preparation. Theories that need to be researched. For the exam, you will need to be well informed on the following theoretical areas: Representation Audience Narrative Genre
Theories for exam preparation
For the exam, you will need to be well informed on the following theoretical areas:
On the following slides are then names of theorists/academics who have researched and written about these areas with regard to how they are presented in media institutions. You will need to research these ideas, summarising the key points and finding key quotations that could be applied to case studies in the exam. Start NOW, as there is a lot to read and a lot to remember!
For the exam, we will be focussing on the collective identity of specific social groups and how they are represented in the media (the news, through TV and film, music, etc). To give you a good foundation for understanding these concepts, consider the following questions and brainstorm some ideas.