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Indian culture
How the verbal part is constructed? What kind of attitude?
Semiotic. How are characters presented? Have they an identity? Are they in opposition?

Opposition
When you put 2 things together but not explicitly
When they are presented, they drive users' attention to one of the two
The final aim is to entertain
It’s a visual text made of visual and text
The text is always a communicative text
It’s a normative text, expressive but they could lie like politic texts.
It’s fiction
The very first meaning it’s the plot, we have to go a little bit deeper.
Role of women, English/Indian culture, English as a mean of improving social level.
Do they speak English in the family? What are the contexts in which the 2 language are spoken?
English only on job context, so it’s more important. Hindi is on a lower state
The relationship between wife and husband is not happy but only about the language
How the levels are hidden, verbal and visual


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