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Unformatted text preview: Edward Borroni Griffin English 1102 02/9/11 The advertisement is a very powerful statement against drunk driving. In short it is the lines that typically represent a parking space but instead of being in a parking lot they are drawn around a tree. At the end of the parking space in bright yellow letters it says Reserved for Drunk Drivers. To add to the depressing nature of the picture, the colors are very limited. The lighting is done in a way so that apart from some small shrubs in the very far left corner, which are a barely visible extremely faint green, and the yellow writing, the picture seems to be in almost black and white. This makes the whole scene much darker and much more macabre. The thing about this ad that makes it so memorable is what our minds picks up as a blatant error. No one would notice an everyday thing such as a parking space but because it is out of place, such as around a tree on a sidewalk, it sticks out. This is powerful because no one in their right mind would park their car a sidewalk, it sticks out....
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