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Illustration

A graphic design or image. An illustration may be in a book, magazine, advertisement or in any number of other media. An illustration is usually distinguished from a photograph. They frequently are used in marketing, as images may affect purchasing decisions.
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Language questionnaire analyses revealed that these cohorts were quite similar in terms of dual home language usage by parents, siblings, and grandparents as well as high self-ratings of language adeptness and positive attitudes towards both their languages, illustrating the importance of examining the nature and quality of all aspects of language socialization, and the futility of reducing language learning to quantitative amounts of prescribed teaching.
Tom Feelings began the picture-book phase of his career by illustrating the works of Muriel Feelings, stories such as Jambo Means Hello (1974) and Moja Means One (1971).
A whole page is given to illustrating a Review cover of Charles Eames chairs.
It dramatizes the wildfire scenario illustrating how the technology drives the actions of dispatchers and response personnel in an emergency operations center, in vehicles and in the field.
He puts forth an interesting argument that African-American mariners helped runaways, but then spends more time discussing southern whites' efforts to jail free black sailors than in illustrating the roles of these workers in actual escape networks.