Political Cartoon Analysis

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  1. First thing to do?
    Describe what's happening
  2. What should you identify?
    Symbols and what they represent
  3. Through exagerration of art, what can you identify?
    Real people
  4. Looking at details what two things should you establish?
    Time and place
  5. What should you do with the message?
    • Interpret it and state:
    • what the artist is saying about the issue
    • what does it reveal about the issue in historical context
  6. Are there labels?
    If yes, odes it help make an analogy or aid the meaning?
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Political Cartoon Analysis
Methods of analyzing political cartoons
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