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Ms. Hannah Edwards Essay #2: Propaganda Analysis 150 pts. ENG-200/Spring 2014 Propaganda Analysis Guide Rough Draft Due 3/11 || Final Draft Due 3/14 at midnight Goals/Objectives Students will perform a rhetorical analysis of a visual text Students will demonstrate understanding of rhetorical appeals and strategies Students will demonstrate knowledge of the conventions of analysis Formal Prompt For this assignment, you will select two related propaganda posters and use PowerPoint or GoogleDocs (recommended) to analyze how each piece appeals to audiences and attempts to persuade them to support a war/person/value/belief. In addition, you will compose a 300+ word reflection in which you 1) contextualize your chosen pieces, 2) compare and contrast the ways in which the pieces appeal to their audiences, and 3) draw a conclusion based upon your analysis. Step-by-Step Guide 1. Pick two war-time propaganda posters that are related to each other (by country, theme, or war). It is usually easy to find these posters using a Google Image Search for “War Propaganda,” but some helpful sites are listed below. Examples: posters for the same war but from two different countries two different war posters from the same country and war two posters from the same country but for different wars modern war poster and vintage war poster posters for different audiences (children/adults, men/women, etc.) posters with the same features (children, death, women, soldiers, etc.) You may use only one propaganda poster from the United States. The other poster (or
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  • Spring '13
  • HannahAbrams
  • Propaganda, Rhetoric, propaganda posters, GoogleDocs, WWI Propaganda Posters, related propaganda posters, war-time propaganda posters

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