Critical reading assignment

Price: $90 USD

Question description

I don't understand the assignment for some reason, someone help me!

As you've seen throughout the course, the look and feel of advertising, both in print and on TV, has changed with the times. As a savvy reader, you can draw interesting inferences by focusing on these changes, noting trends, and shaping an argument.

For this project, you will be asked to:

  • Select an advertising topic about which you have some interest or knowledge.
  • Search the Internet to find print, television, or a combination of both forms of advertising about your selected topic.
  • Try to find examples that span at least 10 years, though a longer time span is even better. If you are looking for a new device, such as an iPod, you should broaden your search to include older forms of portable music devices in order to have more evidence from which to draw your inferences.
  • As you view the advertisements, take careful notes on their traits.
    • Watch for style. (Are they visually-oriented or more text-based? Do they use music in an interesting way?)
    • Note the type of argument that they make (and whether it would pass the four tests).
    • Note how they appeal to the audience.
  • When you are done, study your notes and note interesting trends, changes, and other qualities that stand out based upon your observations.
  • With your notes in hand, you will either write a 4-6-page, double-spaced analysis of your observations, or present a 10-12-slide presentation by using VoiceThread. This project should:
  • Your project should include:
    • An introduction to your topic with a clear thesis based upon your observations.
    • A comparative analysis of key advertisements that highlight their central argument, any flaws, and how they could be effective in reaching an audience. Also note changes in the advertisements over time. You can limit to the most interesting items from your observation, but you should have at least three examples.
    • A clear conclusion.
    • A works-cited page/slide that cites the visuals that were used in MLA format.

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
School: UIUC
Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1829 tutors are online

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors