Making Meanings assignment 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis /
Pages: 3 (1173 words) /
Published: Jun 5th, 2015
First of all, this video is talking about the young man, who gets ALT, and he participate the IBC. The video have two main parts, the first part is talking about he used the humorous and funny way to do the IBC and the second part is the young man describe what ALT patient need to confront and their poor situation. There are a lot of critique points in this video, however this video is not a real critique. Critique are examining modes of communication in addition to the content of communication, also questioning human everyday knowledge of social and cultural phenomena. A critique needs a social or cultural background, so this video is not a real critique. Hage & Gayatri (2000) state that critique is neither a method nor a theoretical position, rather critique is an exploration of how it may be possible to think otherwise. It seems that, even though this video is a mere criticism, it still can be a critical video.
The critique points of this video are why the AST don 't just invite people to donate rather promote Ice Becket Challenge? Is the campaign wasting money and water? Those player use what emotion to join this campaign? Why Ice Becket Challenge campaign is very
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