Reading Responses

Berger & McCloud

My Berger Discussion Questions

1. When did the traditions of European paintings begin?

2. T/F: Paintings depend on unfolding time.

My McCloud Discussion Questions

1. T/F Our identities and awareness are invested in many inanimate objects every few days.

2. Where does the cartoon place itself b de-emphasizing the appearance of the physical world in favor of the idea of form?

Wysocki

My Discussion Questions

1. At the beginning of the Renaissance, what kind of typeface were most books in Europe lettered in?

2. What do each aspects opf photographs involve?

3. What do the questions for considering how the vissual elements and contexts of a text help us to define?

Drucker & Elkins

My Discussion Questions

1. What does the category known as “information” contain?

2. What is the only element in the landscape tthat challenges us to reevaluate what we see according to ideas not indicated by the physical setting?

3. What does language change our perception of?

My Responses to Drew’s Discussion Questions

1. How does language provide leverage?

Answer: It is the only element in the landscape that challenges us to reevaluate what we see according to ideas not indicated by the physical setting.

2. T/F: Language changes our perception of the very situation in which it acquires meaning?

Answer: True

3. T/F: Elkins believes that we overlook things in life far too often.

Answer: True

Bolter & Grusin

My Discussion Questions

1. What is important to keep in mind in order to understand immediacy in computer graphics?

2. What does the synthetic digital image adopt to achieve photorealism? What does it offer?

3. What does the multiplicity of windows and the heterogeneity of their contents mean?

My Responses To Drew’s Discussion Questions

1. What interface replaced command line interface? (Hint: Look at “The Logic of Hypermediacy” in Immediacy, Hypermediacy, and Remediation)

Answer: The graphical interface replaced command line interface.

2. True or False: There are two logics of remediation.

Answer: True, there is a double logic of remediation.

3. True or False: Remediation began with the introduction of digital media.

Answer: False.

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