Visual Images Interpretive Strategies in Multimodal Texts

Jing Liu
2013 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
A wide range of semiotic resources has been used to construct meaning. Visual systems of meaning offer different resources and potentials for meaning making. Readers need to familiarize themselves with a variety of ways to make sense and read visual images. This paper, drawing on the theories of semiotics, art and visual communication grammar, presents a framework of interpretive strategies to approach, analyze and comprehend the visual images in contemporary multimodal texts, so as to expand
more » ... e readers' interpretive repertoires and strengthen their capacity in constructing and interpreting multimodal texts.
doi:10.4304/jltr.4.6.1259-1263 fatcat:mmnha3hdhfa55m6uclnos5tcha