Student’s ability to use critical thinking and written communication to analyze a visual image or piece of art.

This essay examines the student’s ability to use critical thinking and written communication to analyze a visual image or piece of art. “

The piece must not include any words or if it does, very minimal words.

Visual Rhetoric: how we perceive images and how those images persuade us (how we are persuaded by the things we see)

Visual Literacy: the ability to recognize and understand ideas conveyed through visible actions or images (as pictures)

PROMPT: Write a visual analysis of at least 3-4 Pages about an image of your choosing that relates to the novel Where the Wind

Leads or the Vietnam War. One of these pages will be your image itself. Include the picture on the page before Works Cited. In

addition to statues and memorials, think about charts or graphs, paintings, buildings, political cartoons, and movie scenes. You also

need to include at least 3 outside sources (books or database articles). In your essay, you must accomplish the following in order to

receive full credit for the visual interpretation component of the assignment.

  • Description: Describe the physical image comprehensively demonstrating a full understanding of significant elements of the image.
  • Explanation: Provide a well-developed explanation of the meaning or purpose of the image, fully supported by the evidence within

the image.

  • Consequences & Implications: Presents a detailed, sophisticated discussion of consequences and/or implications of the visual

image’s meaning.

  • Context of and Purpose for Writing: Demonstrate a thorough understanding of context, audience, and purpose of a visual analysis.
  • Content Development: Use appropriate, relevant, and compelling content to illustrate mastery of the idea of visual analysis.
  • Genre and Disciplinary Conventions: Properly format and organize the essay in MLA style.
  • Sources and Evidence: Incorporate at least three citations from at least two library database sources or books.
  • Control of Syntax and Mechanics: Use graceful language that skillfully communicates meaning to readers with clarity and fluency,

making almost no errors.

On the last page of your essay, before the Works Cited, paste a large size image of your object so that | can better determine the

accuracy of your analysis. Do not forget to use 3 outside resources in addition to your image!

Soldiers in south Vietnamese 1972

use this link for the photo that | picked for you to use above. III

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