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Brian Lau English 131 10-05-06 Seeing Beyond Belief According to Lister and Wells, an image is directly impacted by its context and therefore the context makes the image easier to understand. An example of this is the image of the redneck in the Marlboro cigarette advertisement. Lister and Wells state “the image-as a publicly sited hoarding-will be seen in the context of the (sub)urban environment: the intersection of motorways stretching away from the viewer, the backs
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Unformatted text preview: of working-class housing behind it, the sound of traffic passing in other directions, the smell of traffic on hot (or wet) tarmac, and so on.” Thusly, I believe the authors were trying to convey that since traffic is facing the same way as the man on the billboard, the context of the situation...
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