Political rhetoric/propaganda during WWII. Lee Hai In (14) Kiona Loo (20) Siti Sarah (25) 3GY. DEFINITIONS . Political rhetoric is the art of using language as a means to persuade by the government to influence the people.
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Lee Hai In (14)
Kiona Loo (20)
Siti Sarah (25)
The government is encouraging people to not mention any important details that may be beneficial to enemies like the Germans, as there may be spies in the country. This is influential to the people because it makes the British more aware that there may be people listening to their conversations. Also, this will help in reducing the inside information of Britain to Germany, as the people will not let go of any important information unaware of their surroundings.
Germany: late 1943 or early 1944.
The caption reads: "The Jew: The inciter of war, the prolonger of war." Courtesy of Dr. Robert D. Brooks.
The poster depicts the Jews being the mastermind behind the war. Poster should be successful in arousing feelings of hatred towards the Jews because they are seen as the cause of misery.
He is trying to influence the people that Britain deserves victory. Very influential, not only because Winston Churchill is a well known man, but also as Britain is facing a crisis, it led people into believing that a war would be necessary for the victory that Britain deserves.
Both posters highlight the reason for war. For example, German poster states that “Jews are incitors of war” and the British poster states that “victory” is the reason for war.
Propaganda/Stewart Ross, Hove, East Sussex: Wayland Pub, 1993.