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Analyzing an Advertisement – Magazine Activity


Use the magazines provided to find two advertisements that match two different persuasive techniques used in advertising.  Cut out the advertisement and staple it to your paper.  Also, answer the other questions provided for the two techniques that your ads best fit.

Persuasive Techniques That Advertisers Use…

Media Message Type (name of advertisement)

Who will profit from this message? Who most likely created this message? Who is the intended audience? What has been left out of this message? (The hidden message…) How might different people interpret this message?
Analyzing an Advertisement – Magazine Activity