propaganda analysis

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Propaganda Analysis Meghan Rees
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False Representation The child in this photo has been photo- shopped. This propaganda tries to illustrate that we are wanted in other countries for support. This shows that we are the good guys, protecting people who can’t protect themselves .
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Construction of Identities The soldier in this photo is a medic of the Navy. He claimed, “if anything good comes from this nonsense, I haven’t seen it yet.” Construction of Identities Propaganda tries to develop images and association in our minds This piece persuades us that we should view ourselves as positive and helpful
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“Freedom Matters”
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Unformatted text preview: • Propaganda explains why we go to war – We go to war for freedom. • Symbolism – The use of the American Flag for positivity and acceptance Polarization • This piece of propaganda insists that you must be in support of the war. The little girl in the photo is happy, so why wouldn’t we be? • “If you don’t support this war, you are un-American.” • This piece of propaganda tries to persuade those of us at home that the war is helping others and should be seen in a positive light. • However, the real story from this picture is completely opposite of How should we know what to believe?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course COM 437* taught by Professor Toddholm during the Spring '12 term at Miami University.

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