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Technical codes

The tools used in production to communicate meanings and ideas with the audience (e.g. camera shots)

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Visual codes

Visual signs within a text which allows the audience to further understand the intended meaning e.g. clothing and expression

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Non- diegetic audio

Sound not present in a scene (voice over or soundtrack)

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Diegetic audio

Sound that can seen coming from an object or person in the scene

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Tokenism

When amnesia text text includes a small number of members from a minority group to make the text seem 'balanced'. But the group doesn't take a central role within the text

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Diaspora

A group of people displaced from their historical homeland

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Post-colonialism

Critical approach concerned with the effects of colonisation