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Project 3: Exercise 2 ~ Join the Navy

Join the Navy, 1917 (colour litho); Richard Fayerweather Babcock

Join the Navy, 1917 (colour litho); Richard Fayerweather Babcock

In this exercise I am going to explore semiotics, by doing a semiotic analysis on the picture opposite. I will first describe the literal elements of the print, the denotation. Then I will consider its implied meaning, and try to work out whether these connotation were accidental or deliberate.

 

 

 

 

 

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