Maestro Essay

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The use of distinctively visual features has had a positive effect on my appreciation of peter goldsworthys maestro & Vincent van goghs starry starry night . this has been done through distinctively visual features such as descriptive and emotive language in maestro and the use of colour, shading, lighting and placement in starry starry night. Goldsworthy’s maestro uses distinctively visual features to create an image of the charcters location & the charcters feelings. The novel is about paul crabbe and growing up in Darwin . pauls piano teacher keller is described at the beginning as having a “boozer’s incandestent glow”. This gives the image that keller is an alcoholic. The description of hand’s through out the novel, the way keller’s hands are seen as “swollen”, “wobbley”. pauls is interested in keller’s missing finger throughout the novel and that keller puts a ring on it “accentuate its existence” the use of this helps to gather images in the mind about what he looks like. The use of distinctively visual features to describe the location of Darwin in the novel. When the crabbe family arrive in Darwin they arrive at there new house and paul’s mother says “is this the right number” which instantously gives the visual images that the house is a dump. The use of descriptive and emotive language helps to give a distinctively visual features which makes the novel more interesting and also gives a positive effect on your appreciation of it. In vinncent van goghs starry starry night, the use of distinctively visual features to give a positive effect on my appreciation of the piece. Distintively visual features have been used in the colour, shading, lighting and placement in starry starry night. The use of the colours in the painting have been choosing to grabe your attention and get your eyes onto certain points of the painting. The bright yellow of the moon and star’s with shading around them of the deep purple of the skyhelp see the emotions of van gogh. The...
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