Okay, I've seen this is usual here. So I say why not? I'll give it a try.
I only write Gio and Betty fanfiction. So I'll post the most generic one. One with several characters. I am open to comments of any kind. Sorry about characterization. I am really bad at that. So if my characters seem a bit OOC, bear with me, please. It's just my style.
And spanish is my first language. So there might be english grammar mistakes in here. But overall the story is not that bad, even if I say so myself.
JUST ANY OTHER NIGHT by Beatrice Benedick Pair: Gio and Betty status: complete
Texts are created for mass consumption by the producers, but the text and its ideas and storylines are disemminated, perceived and interpreted differently by us- the audience or be it consumers. This leads us onto Stuart hall's encoding/decoding model.
For Hall, the encoding/decoding model is a concept he originally devised where he explains that through the transmission of ideas and messages in the texts, Hall proposed three ways of reading and decoding texts: dominant, negotiated and oppositional. The dominant reading is where the viewer takes away that meaning from the TV show and accept...
We read images and pictures in an attempt to decode them and make sense of what they mean to us.
Semiotics is the study of signs but also of anything which stands for 'something else'. Signs can be anything: sounds, pictures, words, objects, hand gestures for example. Semiotics, which is also known as 'semiology' has been recognised and regarded as one of the main theoretical areas within media and cultural studies. I think this is because that we realise that there is more than one way of reading a TV show, film, photo, poster. It is one thing describing what it looks like, but it is also another...