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Unformatted text preview: implies that through change of beliefs, such as the belief in evolution that modern America is getting worse. The author is clearly faithful to his belief in the Bible and opposes the change that America is undergoing. Even though evolution is not clearly depicted, it is implied through the word atheism written on a rock. Evolution did not need to be mentioned, because it was obvious what the cartoon represented. The message of the cartoon is obvious to all, considering that it was published during the Scopes Trial. This cartoon has the opportunity to portray as much information as an editorial, but in a smaller area. The ideas of the author are available to readers quicker in a cartoon such as this. The reader’s only job is to interpret how the author feels about the situation through the cartoon, which this specific author depicts well....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENG 130 taught by Professor Grochawalski during the Spring '08 term at Assumption College.
- Spring '08