Section 2
Chapter 2.6
Test: Representation
in television drama
1. What CAMERA TECHNIQUE would help an
audience read a character as powerful or
dominant?
Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representa...
2. What CAMERA TECHNIQUE would be
used to show that a location was
significant?The use of a long shot as an establishing ...
3. What element of NON-DIEGETIC
SOUND
could be employed to help represent a
character in a more positive tone?
 The use o...
4. What element of DIEGETIC SOUND
can help represent a character as
belonging to a distinct social class or
region?
 The ...
5. What aspects of MISE-EN-SCENE can
help read the representation of a
character’s sexuality?
 The choice of dress code a...
6. What aspects of MISE-EN-SCENE can
help read the representation of a location?
 The choice of buildings, their conditio...
7. What style of EDITING might help an
audience see a group of people
represented as ‘youthful’?
 The use of fast paced j...
8. What style of EDITING helps audiences
read two separate groups of people
represented as equals?
 The use of parallel e...
9. What elements of DIEGETIC SOUND
could be employed to represent a setting
as authentic? The use of ambient, commonplace...
10. What aspects of MISE-EN-SCENE
can help read the representation of a
character’s gender?
 The choice of dress code, pr...
SCORES:
 A: 8 – 10
 B: 7
 C: 6
 D: 5
 E: 4
 U: 0 – 3
OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodd...
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Representation test

  1. 1. Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Test: Representation in television drama
  2. 2. 1. What CAMERA TECHNIQUE would help an audience read a character as powerful or dominant? Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama  The character being shot from a low angle, usually in medium close up. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008
  3. 3. 2. What CAMERA TECHNIQUE would be used to show that a location was significant?The use of a long shot as an establishing shot or master shot, held for a few seconds, would help show the importance of the location. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  4. 4. 3. What element of NON-DIEGETIC SOUND could be employed to help represent a character in a more positive tone?  The use of an upbeat or powerful musical motif could help audiences to see characters in a positive light. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  5. 5. 4. What element of DIEGETIC SOUND can help represent a character as belonging to a distinct social class or region?  The use of dialogue and accent can help place a character in a social class or region. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  6. 6. 5. What aspects of MISE-EN-SCENE can help read the representation of a character’s sexuality?  The choice of dress code and the actor’s use of body language can help read sexuality. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  7. 7. 6. What aspects of MISE-EN-SCENE can help read the representation of a location?  The choice of buildings, their condition, public and private spaces shown all help influence audiences’ readings. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  8. 8. 7. What style of EDITING might help an audience see a group of people represented as ‘youthful’?  The use of fast paced jump cuts, or ‘MTV’ style editing, might influence an audience’s reading of the age of a group of people. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  9. 9. 8. What style of EDITING helps audiences read two separate groups of people represented as equals?  The use of parallel editing, cross cutting between both groups could help establish parity. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  10. 10. 9. What elements of DIEGETIC SOUND could be employed to represent a setting as authentic? The use of ambient, commonplace diegetic sounds, e.g. furniture, doors or passers-by. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  11. 11. 10. What aspects of MISE-EN-SCENE can help read the representation of a character’s gender?  The choice of dress code, props and ultimately the gender of the actor, help read a character’s gender. OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama
  12. 12. SCORES:  A: 8 – 10  B: 7  C: 6  D: 5  E: 4  U: 0 – 3 OCR Media Studies for AS Dynamic Learning Network Edition© Hodder Education 2008 Section 2 Chapter 2.6 Representation in television drama

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