Casablanca Propaganda Essay

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Propaganda is what people use to spread an idea or a view, especially during war times. Casablanca is used as propaganda to enforce the idea that the war efforts are necessary. The character Rick Blaine is representing the role as America after Pearl Harbor, the US wasn’t involved in the war but after the Japanese have ambushed America, it forced America into the war. In this case, Rick’s Cafe Americain is the metaphor where all different ethnic groups have come to escape the war. It was their refuge in Casablanca for it’s safety, and America was a refuge for those seeking safety from the war. Rick’s Cafe Americain is America, the people who are affected by the war are trying to escape by going to Casablanca to seek refuge so that they can …show more content…
America, at first, was not interested in the war because they felt that it wasn’t their war. But then they were forced to enter the war after Pearl Harbor. This was hinting out that America should help with the war efforts and send troops so the war could end and when it is won, America will benefit from it.
This film was one of many other films that were used as propaganda to help with the war efforts. But it was filmed in the early parts of the war and it showed America’s perspective of the war from not wanting to enter the war to joining after Pearl Harbor and wanting their revenge on Japan. The movie was helping the people of America get motivated to help in the war, they wanted to help stop the Nazi’s because of how the people in the movie had stood up to them in the cafe when they had taken over the music.
The character Rick Blaine is representing the role as America after Pearl Harbor, the US wasn’t involved in the war but after the Japanese have ambushed America, it forced America into the war. In this case, Rick’s Cafe Americain is the metaphor where all different ethnic groups have come to escape the war. It was their refuge in Casablanca for it’s safety, and America was a refuge for those seeking safety from the

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