DESCRIPTION OF LIFE EXPERIENCES THROUGH IMAGES OF WAR EFFECTED PEOPLE IN MODERN AGE, A SEMIOTIC ANALYSIS STUDY
Semiotics and Semiotic Analysis are two terms used interchangeably in semiotics. Semiotic analysis is an aspect through which the stretches of ideologies and the messages are manipulated. The life of the war zone affected people, in the age of modernism and freedom of thought, is hidden under the cover of civilization. The war in the name of expansion of state, civilization and the civil society controlling put the long term and wounding effects on the inhabitants of effected country. The present study has elaborated the semiotic (signs, symbols, pictures) analysis of all those pictures in which the war effected people are represented. To analyse the picture under semiotics analysis, Rose ‘s model (2001) is applied on the selected images of war zones as Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Kashmir and Ukraine in which civil and occupation war is going on. The selected sample of the study is 15 images (3 from each zone) and the selection of the images is made from the websites of nytimes, Aljazeera, artagencypartners, creativetimesreports, shutterstock, outlook India, time, ABC news, hyperallergic, business insider and BBC. The study is qualitative in its nature, which has analyzed the living experiences, power relation, marginalization, wounds and semantics being presented through the symbols, signs and pictures. The results of the study describe the lifeless, powerless, fearful, bleed future and the policy of “no ethical rules for effected people”.