Project A Glossary

This is a resource to help students look up meanings of words they may be unfamiliar with.



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Page Layout

This is the part of graphic design that deals in the arrangement of visual elements on a page. It generally involves organizational principles of composition to achieve specific communication objectives.

Paradoxes

A statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory.

Perspective

A particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view.

Persuasive

To be good at persuading someone to do or believe something through reasoning or the use of temptation.

Politician

A person who is professionally involved in politics, especially as a holder of or a candidate for an elected office.

Profession

A paid occupation, especially one that involves prolonged training and a formal qualification.

Proofread

To read (printer's proofs or other written or printed material) and mark any errors.

Psychological

Affecting, or arising in the mind; related to the mental and emotional state of a person.