The generic conventions of magazines contents

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The generic conventions of magazines contents

  1. 1. The Generic Conventions of Magazines: Contents Pages The main function of contents pages is to encourage the reader to read on . They should be bright / colourful and visually interesting. The masthead/title of the magazine usually appears on every page (usually at the top of the page.)Again- as it typical of Usually there is amagazines images series of smallerdominate the text images of(to allow for stars/models on the‘grazing’) contents page.Images with page However it is becomingnumbers are often increasingly commonincluded. to see one central image dominating the page – often linked to the feature article and colour.There is a list ofcontents - usually Again usually directunder usual sections address (mode ofe.g gig guide, address) is used in thereviews etc… images – although this page breaks this rule! Verbal and Non- verbal communication: In many print texts such as magazines more is communicated to the audience through the use of non-verbal than verbal communication.

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