Who doesn’t love an amusement park? Most people do enjoy going to various amusement parks for the thrill of their outstanding rides and tasty treats. Many others go for the visuals of the park. Have you ever thought about how amusement parks use symbols and signs, typography, cartoons and illustrations to sell their park? I will be discussing the many different visual tactics different amusement parks use in order to sell the idea of their parks.
In today’s business world, information about the customer is a necessity for a businesses trying to maximize its profits. A new, and important, tool in gaining this knowledge is Data Mining. Data Mining is a set of automated procedures used to find previously unknown patterns and relationships in data. These patterns and relationships, once extracted, can be used to make valid predictions about the behavior of the customer.
The two texts offer readers and viewers different insights into the nature of war. Both texts use very graphic imagery which is disturbing and often macabre to illustrate the confronting reality of war. Annaud utilises visual imagery and music to help create an effectively realistic mise-en-scene throughout the film. Annaud affirms the importance of hope and love whilst demonstrating the brutal political nature of war. In “Fly Away Peter” Malouf constructs characters to show how war affects people. He juxtaposes the violence of war against the calm sanctuary like, home of Jim. Malouf creates powerful scenes which convey how soldiers dealt with the tragedy of the slaughter of fallen comrades and which reveal the fear within each soldier. He also affirms hope and a positive sense of renewal in life which emphasises that the cycle of life continues despite the horrific and unnatural nature of war. The preface by G.K. Chesterton which Malouf uses applies to the intentions of both texts. “We can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head.” Both texts explore the way humanity goes “off its head” in times of war. This implies that people in times of war behave in an insane fashion.