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Transcript of propaganda
A form of communication used to persuade a person or group of people to promote or demote an idea, whether that be through speeches, graphics, literature, etc. This is done by utilizing rhetorical appeals and evoking emotions in people to persuade them to the desired opinion.
A Call To Arms
This picture telling Americans that they are wanted for the army is the infamous Uncle Sam.
Investing in liberty bonds helps America to beat the war, devastation, death, and starvation.
Proving patriotism helped Americans feel as if they were genuinely helping the war by buying government bonds.
To protect the mothers and children, buying war bonds in Germany guaranteed security.
Although Germany wasn't at it's best economically, buying the war bond would make Germany's victory certain.
Americans used this poster to promote saving key foods and resources for the troops
Women were no longer just stay at home wives and began to join the workforce
Making the enemy look like the aggressor
Easy to read
Straight to the point
Propaganda in WW1
On both sides of those involved in the war
Here we see the Kaiser likened to a raging animal reminiscent of King Kong with a woman in his hands, trespassing on the borders of America.
Author of the poster and the audience
Trueman, Chris. "Propaganda and World War One." History Learning Site. 1 Jan. 2011. Web. 6 Oct. 2014. <http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/propaganda_and_world_war_one.htm>.
Bee, Judie. "What Were Liberty Bonds in World War 1?" HubPages. HubPages, 4 Mar. 2013. Web. 6 Oct. 2014. <http://hubpages.com/hub/What-Were-Liberty-Bonds-in-World-War-1>.
"World War 1 Propaganda Posters." Examples of Propaganda from WW1. Web. 6 Oct. 2014. <http://www.ww1propaganda.com/world-war-1-posters/german-ww1-propaganda-posters>.
"Slave to the Game." World War I Allied Propaganda Posters. Web. 6 Oct. 2014. <http://www.allworldwars.com/World-War-I-Allied-Propaganda-Posters.html>.
"World War 1 Propaganda Posters." Examples of Propaganda from WW1. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Oct. 2014.
"World War 1 Propaganda Posters." World War 1 Propaganda Posters. N.p., 2011. Web. 07 Oct. 2014. <http://www.ww1propaganda.com/world-war-1-posters/american-ww1-propaganda-posters?page=4>
"WWI Propoganda - Women War Posters." WWI Propoganda - Women War Posters. Ed. Nolan Ragan. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Oct. 2014 <http://www.angelfire.com/journal2/ww1/women.html>
They wanted to show that ending the war as soon as possible is the only way to achieve peace.
They needed as much help as possible including women to win the war.
They also have an "Uncle Sam" look alike poster to recruit young men into the army
"You too should join the reischweiler, sign up at the next enlistment post"
"Help us win the victory crown, Show us your support"
"Shall the misery continue? Life's possibilites can only be earned in a just cause"
"war loans help the guardians of your happiness"
"Draws war bonds, the time is hard but victory is certain."
Here we see German soldiers battling the allied forces personified as a dangerous eight headed snake, each of its heads encircling the soldiers and baring its fangs.
"The eight-headed hydra"
This particular genre (propaganda posters) appears any time a person or group of people wants to persuade another person or group of people.
Any idea or concept that the author or artist wants to persuade the audience for or against.
Artists and authors.
Writers use this genre in order to persuade the audience to take on a particular point of view.
Commands or suggestions
Pathos and logos
Varies depending on author, country, and purpose.