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Narrative and Ideology SAC

       Key knowledge

  • the characteristics and construction of media narratives in selected media forms

  • how audiences from different periods of time engage with, consume and read media narratives

  • the relationship between and the function of media codes and conventions to convey meaning in selected media forms

  • the relationship between media narratives and the ideological and institutional contexts in which they are produced, distributed, consumed and read

  • the way ideologies shape media narratives

  • the relationship between media narratives and audiences

  • appropriate media language.

  • Key skills

  • explain the characteristics and construction of media narratives in selected media forms

  • discuss how media narratives are constructed, consumed and read by audiences from different periods of time

  • analyse the relationship between and the function of media codes and conventions to convey meaning in selected media forms

  • analyse the relationship between media narratives and the ideological and institutional contexts of production, distribution, consumption and reception

  • discuss how ideologies shape media narratives

  • discuss the relationship between media narratives and audiences

  • discuss audience engagement with, consumption and reading of media narratives

  • use appropriate media language. 

Questions from the VCAA  SAMPLE EXAM   2018 

Narrative and ideology

 

Question 1 (3 marks) Describe the relationship between audience engagement and the construction of media narratives.

 

Question 2 (4 marks)Explain how ideology can shape media narratives.

 

Question 3 (6 marks)Explain why audiences from different periods of time engage with, consume and read media narratives differently. In your response, refer to one of the narratives that you have studied this year.

  

Question 4 (7 marks)

Analyse how the relationship between two media codes and/or conventions convey meaning in another narrative that you have studied this year. 

Question 5 (10 marks)
Media narratives can convey ideology through the selection and application of media codes and conventions.

Analyse how media codes and conventions convey ideology in the media narratives that you have studied this year.