Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech largely shaped the civil rights movement. His words created an image of what a country would be like where racial prejudice no longer existed; that is, King framed the civil rights movement in a way so others would see it the way he saw it.
Framing is a way to use language to manage meaning. It involves the selection and highlighting of one or more aspects of a subject while excluding others.
Framing is a way to use language to manage meaning.
Framing is analogous to what a photographer does. The visual world that exists is essentially ambiguous. When a photographer aims her camera and focuses on a specific shot, she frames her photo. Others ...