• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Intertextuality is a technique, when one text refers to another text or uses its ideas an Ideology. Intertextuality occurs regularly in popular media such as television shows, music videos, or even paintings.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Media coursework: INTERTEXTUALITY Intertextuality is a technique, when one text refers to another text or uses its ideas an Ideology. Intertextuality occurs regularly in popular media such as television shows, music videos, or even paintings. There are also many other cases why all categories of artists use intertextuality, a reason could be that the artists don't have any ideas at the current time, or they don't like something about someone's work. In many cases, intertextuality is often used to provide depth to the unreal reality. They therefore just duplicate them but change the things they don't like about it. This is intertextuality. There are many example of this technique being used today. A very famous artist called Monet, painted a very beautiful picture, called 'Monet's water Lily pond' the picture was a very attractive, bright, cheerful image of nature. The painting was a water pond with lilies in the pond with a bright green arch bridge; this could signify safety from the water below. The bridge intertwined with the excessive green nature may suggest how man can relate to nature and how they can work together to create a peaceful and happy life. ...read more.

Middle

Another scene is of a girl being something useful; a woman president. In Jessica Simpson's music video there is a scene of Jessica washing a muscle car half naked trying to seize men. In Pink's video there is the same muscle car but this time Pink is washing the car dressed as a look-alike of Jessica trying to look hot on top of the car whilst rubbing it but she falls and slips, again indicating stupidity. Jessica washing the muscle car may signify how hard women have to try in order to please the men as they have to wash the car in almost no clothes. This car indicates the male's American dream; it may also suggest how a part of the American dream is to have a good looking woman that will wash your car. Towards the end of Pink's video, the young girl has a choice, a good and bad choice; play with her Barbie toy, signifying following the foot steps of being a Barbie Jessica Simpson, or pick up the rugby ball and play sport, signifying following the foot steps of someone successful in life. ...read more.

Conclusion

David Williams, sumo wrestlers, French maids, a French mime, a Max Wall look-alike, a priest, women dressed as girls from St Trinian's and many others who dance around him, some brandishing bags of curry which is where the name Vindaloo is from. Kaye walking with a variety of people could signify that he is not raciest or has any thing against all type of people, by the end of the video Kaye has joined in celebrating with the rest of the crowd. This is the complete opposite of the original song Bitter Sweet Symphony where his only joined by four men, this song makes you feel joyful and cheerful; the verve version makes you wonder why his so irritated. The reason why Fat Les parodies Bitter Sweet Symphony could be because the verves version was dull and boring, but Vindaloo is much more electrifying an entertaining and makes you want to get up and sing. In this essay I have explained in depth what intertextuality is and how it used and why. I have also explained the effect that intertextuality has and how it has become one of the most common technique used in the media industry. ?? ?? ?? ?? Obeadur Rahman ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Music section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Music essays

  1. The Lion King - Media techniques such as camera angles, music and lighting are ...

    Simba clings to the rock face while Scar in a very cocky mood, looking rather pleased with himself saying "This looks familiar." Simba's mane blows in the breeze as his claws sink deeply into the rock face. Scar digs his claws into Simba's paws and then moves down slowly and deliberately to whisper into Simba's ear "I killed Mufasa."

  2. Comparison essay: Music Videos

    All of this is congruent to the mise-en-scene as they attempt to interfere with the musicians, and gives a particularly casual, informal feel.The video uses a series of different shots and experiments with cuts, such as wipes and screen splits/slides, which appear quite amateur today, but in 1995 would have been fashionable.

  1. The production brief is to create a promo video to promote a music artist ...

    the video flowing consistently, The cuts are also following the lyrics and the speed of the song, as they are long shots but as the speed of the song increases the length of the shots are shortened and there are a larger frequency of cuts.

  2. Youth Sub-Cultures, Popular Music and Social Change

    communist party could give much more space for the Chinese to talk things they want, and to do things they like. Some parts of the youth culture also affect Chinese young people, especially who live in the cities. So the young Chinese cannot merely be satisfied by some traditional music

  1. Les Miserable

    Basically, the theme of the two texts are that they are set in Britain around 1985 - 1990, the same time it was written. There are three levels of still-image; I played a poor woman on the street asking for money.

  2. What is so special with Madonna? She has been succesfully famous for 20 years, ...

    Madonnas second album "Like A Virgin" was sold in the amazing 11 million copies worldwide. Playboy and Penthouse discover her early nude - photograhies and publish them in earley 1985. Many critics said that this would riun Madonnas career but the opposite happend.

  1. The subject of this dissertation is how feminist beliefs have been expressed in alternative ...

    However, this was far from the case and when sales began to slip these female bands were among the first to be dropped by the record companies. In addition the extent of the backlash on Louise Wener (of Sleeper) in the pages of the popular weekly music press, was extremely

  2. Chicken Run media essay

    Tweedy, 'What is that chicken doing outside the fence,' in a spine-chilling tone. Mr. Tweedy trembles on his response, 'oooo, I do apologise.' Even the dog is frightened, although in the previous scene he was quite the opposite. Mr. Tweedy looks as if he has just seen a ghost.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work