Distinctively Visual Texts In Shoe-Horn Sonata

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Texts which are considered distinctively visual tend to move, cause reflection and to shock the audience. The play Shoe- horn Sonata and the image of Napalm Girl convey the Horrors of War, Resilience of Women and the Importance of Friendship. These ideas are brought to life by the dramatic techniques employed by John Misto in his play and the Journalist that took the image Nick Ut. The use of dialogue, stage directions, projected images music and imagery techniques all help to engage the ideas and make them indeed distinctive. Distinctively visual texts influences the audiences understanding of people and events within the play Shoe – Horn Sonata which conveys to the audience the horrors of war through the use of dialogue and sound effects
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