Essay by chelseaaaaJunior High, 9th grade November 2014

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Propaganda is information to bring together people behind a cause, but often at the cost of exaggerating, , or even lying about the issues in order to gain that support and used to promote and to publicize a particular cause or point of view. The posters were used misrepresenting in WW1 to accomplish the goals of various governments because they want to justify their involvement to their own population, to recruit men, a way to raise money and resources to sustain the military campaign and to urge conservation.

The first poster (Appendix A) that I chose is the one that says "Women of Britain say- 'GO!' " which means that the woman want their men to go to war and support their country and hopefully they come back alive. The techniques used in this propaganda poster are that it is eye catching because it is colourful, easy to read, visually appealing, and neat.

It also easy to understand what the message is trying to say. This is effective because many people don't read posters that don't attract their attentions and since this poster is neat and colourful it attracts people to read it and it is easy to understand what the poster is trying to say. One of the seven tricks that are used in this poster is glittering generalities because it is a vague, sweeping statement slogan and another one is plain folk because it is using ordinary people or trying to make yourself sound ordinary to persuade. This is a propaganda poster because the women want their men to go to war but they didn't know that it was a terrible experience and can involve death. The message in this poster is directed toward woman because it is their "responsibility for ordering men into war". In the poster...