picture or were off the side or on the ground or any other place besides on her lap, people may get the wrong message that instead of working women are just relaxing and eating rather than the intended message that women are working just as hard as men and are enjoying their well earned lunch break. Aside from the vibrant colors used to create the iconic painting from the 40s, the title of the well recognizable advertisement uses alliteration to generate a crowd of followers in order to promote women in the work field. Not only is the title memorable but the meaning behind it is intriguing. A riveter is a person who operates a rivet gun. Rosie is a typical sweet innocent name for a housewife but the word “Riveter” added to the end adds to the masculinity of the masculinity and meaning of the image in order to provide the message that any woman can
Funes 5 perform the tasks that used to belong to the men who are traveling across seas in order to protect the country. What may seem to be a just a piece of nostalgia to some and propaganda to others, Rosie the Riveter was an immense piece of work that encouraged women to seek out equal rights in order to prove that they are just as skilled as men and should not be thought lesser of or degraded.
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