Taylor: Film Techniques and Australian Broadcasting Commissions Essay

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Glossary of poetic terms
Alliteration- The repetition of initial consonant sounds close together. This draws the audience’s attention to a specific sound emphasis.
Allusion- A reference to something from history, literature, religion. This often adds to the message and meaning of the poem.
Cliché- A word or phrase which is very common and overused.
Free verse- A deliberate structure that does not use traditional rhyme or rhyme or rhythm rules.
Hyperbole- An exaggeration for effect and emphasis.
Imagery- Images figures of speech, for example, metaphors, similes, juxtapositions, that make word pictures, comparisons or contrasts. This aids the audiences understanding.
Irony- A reversal of expected ideas used to make an effect to draw attention to a point.
Juxtaposition- Two contrasting ideas linked together for dramatic effect and emphasis.
Metaphor- A direct comparison between two thing, referring to one in terms of another without using ‘like’ or ‘as’
Mood- The overall emotional effect/feeling set in a line or stanza of a poem.
Onomatopoeia- Words that imitate sound being described. They are used for the sound effect and emphasis.
Personification- The technique which gives human qualities to non- living things.
Simile- Comparison used to describe something more vividly, using ‘like’ or ‘as’. They are used to get a certain meaning across.
Stanza- The divisions within a poem, similar to paragraphs in prose texts.
Symbol- A image that stands for a complex idea.

Talkback radio
Of all programs on radio, talkback shows are the most popular. The most highly pain people on radio are those who host talkback shows; some hosts earn more than $1 million a year. The aim of talkback is to allow the public to have a say on the radio and to hear the opinions of other. The talkback host chooses topics that interests people or raises issues that excite emotions.
Why so popular?
Talkback seems to fascinate many people. Suddenly they have a chance to talk on radio and reach thousands or even millions of people. Talkback radio has different purposes for different people: * People ask for help or advice. They feel they can contact others. * The host gives emotional support to callers who need it. * The host turns private conversations into entertainment for others. * Hosts usually say things that they believe most people can’t hear.
Australian broadcasting commissions (Australian broadcasting commissions) is a government- owned station although the government does not control what is on the radio. The aim of the ABC is also noted for its sporting coverage and educational programs. The station also provides coverage of minority groups and is willing to play new types of music or plays. Today the ABC challenges many commercial stations for ratings.
When radio first started, programs were broadcast to anyone and everyone who cared to listen. Radio stations believed they were most successful when they reached as broad and audience as possible. This is where the term broadcasting came from.
Today radio stations create programs for much narrower audiences. Radio stations concentrate on one group such as teenagers, old people or those in middle age. The station then targets that audience, pitching its programs and advertising at them. This is sometimes called narrowcasting Film terminology
Shots and framing
Shot: A single piece of film uninterrupted by cuts.
Establishing shot: Often a long short or a series of shots that sets the scene. It is used to establish setting and to show transitions