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Unformatted text preview: PART A: Materialism I believe the advertisement for shoes is a good illustration for materialism. When I see the ad, I think of how our society is constantly either looking for something new that conforms to the norms of society or something that is different/outlandish from what anyone else has. Five years ago, the shoes in the ad would have been deemed weird or abnormal, but in todays age, they are considered to be quite the norm. This materialistic behavior of society is easily seen through this ad. MAXIM (magazine), October 2006, p. 50. Promotes Social Good The ad for Trident White is a great illustration of the promotion for social good. It helps to provide a white smile, while also keeping your breath refreshed. At the bottom of the ad, it says a mouths best friend, which strongly promotes keeping a healthy looking smile. It also convinces the customer that the two girls in the ad are having a great time because they have beautiful teeth from the gum....
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- Fall '06