Eng 201 hw 2

Eng 201 hw 2 - Rebecca Densen Eng 201 Ms. Soma Feldmar...

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Rebecca Densen Eng 201 Ms. Soma Feldmar September 7, 2011 In the article “Dire Image: The Art of Persuasion”, by Alan Robbins, the point is argued that images influence our attitudes and beliefs. This is demonstrated through advertisements and propaganda. The article stresses the point that we are very much invested in the images we see. We begin to trust them and let them influence what we think. We even become our images; we change our appearance, form our opinions, and much more based on the images we see. The article stresses the point that images make us vulnerable, which is why they are able to influence us so much. He proves this point by showing the influence Hitler’s images had on the people. He shows how much thought went into every little image that would reflect Hitler and his party in any way; from the stamps, and uniforms, to the car Hitler drove. Hitler had a hand in every one of those images and much more. One of his most influential images was that of the swastika. This logo was chosen because of its stability, and because of how self-contained
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course ENG 201 taught by Professor Recny during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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Eng 201 hw 2 - Rebecca Densen Eng 201 Ms. Soma Feldmar...

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