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However, success in America did not happen immediately. America needed something to help appreciate the importance of social progress, like World War II. This particular poster in that time era is aimed toward women fighting for an idea America. This war would appeal to women of that era because their roles were much different from the roles of women today. Women were expected to be housewives, and to be very feminine creatures. This poster even advertises that effect because the woman depicted has her long hair down while working on a piece of equipment. Her hair being down is strange because during physical activity, many women will tie their hair up and out of their face that way they can fully work without that distraction. If a woman were to let her hair down while working in a factory, her hair might get caught in the machinery. The poster also shows the woman’s face; the face is clearly attractive and soft.
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Unformatted text preview: The black background emphasizes the features making the female “pop” because it draws attention to the feminine side. Both of these physical aspects, the woman’s hair and face, in the picture attribute to the feminine side, which makes women who observe this poster think they can keep their beauty and softness while still working toward an American ideal The advertisement of Nazi ideals is even emphasized in this poster by the use of the text. The font used is the old German calligraphy, which promotes Germany being its own strong power in the world by not conforming to the more generalized text like in the American one. The font of the text also signifies that because the Germans use an older font, it represents the older Germany ideas which do not influence social change. It is as if Germany to stay exactly where they were, which mean that women could not expect social progress during that time period....
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course ENGLISH 102 taught by Professor Bey during the Fall '09 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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