Visual Images Assessment
By: Kim Chang
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
In this image, Sadako is laying down peacefully with a calm and happy expression on her face. She is covered in lots of paper cranes. The boy in the middle of the image is her brother releasing all the paper cranes so they can fly away. This image is about Sadako getting buried with the thousand paper cranes.
The tone of the picture is bright. The background is dark to make Sadako, her brother and the cranes stand out. The brightness of this image show pleasure and happiness. It offers us an opportunity to look at other features in the image. The framing of the picture brings us near to the cranes to make us feel closer to their actions.