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Bildeanalyse av The Eraser/London Views
En bildedanalyse av cover/booklet til Thom Yorkes album "The Eraser".
Inneholder analyse, fortolkning, perspektivering og har ingen språklige feil. Kan etter min overbevisning ikke gjøres bedre.
The front cover in itself depicts a male figure in a long black trench coat and black hat, trying and apparently failing to command an all-embracing ocean of massive waves, with dark, imminent clouds in the background.
Around the black figure are iconic London buildings that have been swept away by the Thames, including the Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament and the Thames Barrier. The figure is an imitation of King Canute (Knud den store), former King of Denmark and England. It is told that one day Canute was standing at the sea shore and ordered the tide to stop and not wet his feet and robes, but the tide naturally didn't stop by his command. It was not an expression of self-satisfaction or madness, on the contrary he tried to proof to his fawning courtiers that there was only one almighty God, and even the most powerful king can't control the elements. After that he hung his golden crown on a crucifix and never wore it again.
The thin colour scheme – and contrasts into the bargain, makes the images very simple and... Kjøp tilgang for å lese mer