of the examples of propaganda excerpted here from War Without
Mercy, carefully examine the form and content of the images
and of any accompanying text with these sets of questions in
on the thumbnails to view images in full.) :
- How is
the enemy being characterized? What is the essence of its
enemy status? What makes the enemy "evil" according to the
does the propaganda piece rely on in order to be effective?
What is the piece assuming about its audience?
- In what
ways are the examples of Japanese and American propaganda
similar? How do they differ? How do these differences reflect
different perceptions of what the war was all about?
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