Writing Response: Context: Ruszkiewicz, et al. “reading Texts”. Beyond Words: Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing. 3rd ed. Boston: Pearson, c2012. 9-39. Print.
Context is an essential aspect to consider when analysing visual texts. Sometimes the context of something may reveal why something was made in the first place, which is important when looking at or thinking critically about a visual text in order to deepen the understanding of the visual text itself. Knowing this information may tell us why the artist chose to use some of the methods and mediums that they did.