Short Writing 3

Short Writing 3 - The German and American audiences of the...

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The German and American audiences of the 1940s were significantly different. The American society pushed family issues and the importance of labor for the war effort, while the German’s main effort in society was reproduction. Posters for these audiences would have to be dramatically different to appeal to each. Both of these posters were extremely successful in appealing to each. In the American poster promoting labor in the workforce, the woman portrayed is the center of attention. The background is black to make the person placed against it really “pop”. Lighting around this woman enhances her even more because it gives her a glowing effect, which makes her look angelic. The text is at the bottom of the poster, and about the American ideal the freedom that the men of the war were fighting for. To women reading this ad, the text seems to tell them that even though they cannot physically help defend the American ideals portrayed in the poster, they can help in factories where they can indirectly defend
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