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  1. Political Cartoons PSML-50

  2. History Ben Franklin’s “Join or Die” Cartoon Thomas Nast’s Boss Tweed Cartoons

  3. What makes them work? “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Techniques: - Caricature - Stereotyping - Symbols - Satire - Labels - Exaggeration

  4. Caricature Distorting a person’s features, but still keeping the person recognizable.

  5. Stereotyping Showing all persons of one group as looking or acting the same.

  6. Satire and Exaggeration • Satire: pointing something wrong and ridiculing it. • Exaggeration: portraying it as “bigger than life.”

  7. Symbols Using a sign or object to stand for something else.

  8. Labels Using written words to identify figures/ideas in a cartoon.

  9. Why can political cartoons be more effective than an editorial?