World War 1  Propaganda Posters – roles of masculinity and femininity
World War 1 <ul><li>Britain entered the war on 4 August 1914 as a small professional army and without a policy of conscrip...
World War 1 <ul><li>Posters followed in due course, many urging wartime economy.   </li></ul><ul><li>Others simply encoura...
Images of men…
 
 
 
Images of Women…
 
 
Your Task… <ul><li>In small groups choose 1 poster. </li></ul><ul><li>You will need to comment on the mise en scene, text,...
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  1. 1. World War 1 Propaganda Posters – roles of masculinity and femininity
  2. 2. World War 1 <ul><li>Britain entered the war on 4 August 1914 as a small professional army and without a policy of conscription. </li></ul><ul><li>Consequently she had urgent need of more men for training within the British Expeditionary Force (BEF). </li></ul><ul><li>The government in London acted quickly in bringing out a stream of recruitment posters. </li></ul>
  3. 3. World War 1 <ul><li>Posters followed in due course, many urging wartime economy.  </li></ul><ul><li>Others simply encouraged continued support for government policy. </li></ul><ul><li>Many called on men to join up, citing well known phrases such as “Your Country Needs You!” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Images of men…
  5. 8. Images of Women…
  6. 11. Your Task… <ul><li>In small groups choose 1 poster. </li></ul><ul><li>You will need to comment on the mise en scene, text, and use of language in order to decide upon the representation your poster is depicting. </li></ul><ul><li>You must comment on how the poster represents images of masculinity or femininity. </li></ul><ul><li>Each group will feed back to the class. </li></ul>

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