Compare The Ways The Distinctively Visual Is Created In Crouching Tiger

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X Compare the ways the distinctively visual is created in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and in one other related text of your choosing.

The use of distinctively visual images allows an audience to perceive and distinguish the composer’s specific representation. From these distinctive visuals, the audience’s perceptions force them to respond in a particular way. In ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’, Ang Lee utilises a range of film techniques to position his audience through a combination of quiet, dramatic scenes and choreographed action sequences. In his painting, ‘Third of May, 1808’ Fransisco Goya conveys meaning exclusively with distinctively visual techniques. Both the composers are able to effectively convey their message and
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Hi slain companions litter the ground. It is thus considered one of the first pieces of modern art. Through the use of distinctively visual techniques has explored themes of irrationality, folly and corruption representing in the painting. He has made an image of actual historical events, but enhances them for maximum dramatic effect. The recognizable architecture of the city in the background lends immediacy to the scene. But it is the figures to the left of the composition that demands the viewers’ attention. The main figure, dressed in white, practically glows. Holding out his arms in an unmistakable reference to the crucified Christ, he appears as a heroic martyr. This dramatic lighting technique or chiaroscuro can be seen in the central figure or focal point-the young Spanish man with his arms outstretched. While the faceless French soldiers on the opposite side are rendered almost inhuman, ill-fated Spanish rebels elicit both sympathy for their suffering and respect for their sacrifice. The mood of the painting is very bleak and sombre. The colours which the artist has chosen are earth tones, and there is a strong overall contrast of dark and light. The implied lines of the gun lead the viewer’s eye to the focal point. His outstretched arms form a "V" line. This line is reiterated in the collar and pants of the man. In contrast we see the faces of the Spanish countrymen; we see their fear,

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