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Glossary

Word Definition
affordance what a body, thing or a medium is capable of doing
agency action or intervention producing a particular effect
codes a system that represents something
composing composing refers to the ct of constructing/creating texts in any mode or medium
conventions a pattern of words and paragraphs typical of certain types of texts
intertextuality relationships between texts, where one text may explicilty or impicitly refer to another text, so enahncing our undertanding of both
pastiche a text that is a collage of many other texts or that imitates a particular style
responding in texts this refers to the ways that readers/viewers and listeners react to texts; it can include spoken, written or visual responses
trope figurative language or rhetorical device that recurs because of its cultural significance

Last update: 9th January 2019