IB DP Language A Language and Literature – sample text analysis – movie poster for Dune

Text:  “Dune.”

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Some elements of this text to consider:

  • The poster gives no indication of the story or even a clear indication of genre. It assumes a number of viewers will know the basics of the movie from the novel that it is based on.
  • The inclusion of a large number of characters in the poster highlights the fact that it is an ensemble cast
  • One character is place prominently at the top of the group giving the audience a clear understanding of who the main character is

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