Helping The World A Better Place Essay

771 Words Dec 10th, 2015 4 Pages
What would you do if you had all the money in the world? Would you spend it on yourself? How about your family, friends, or neighbors? If you would spend on them, would you spend money to those in need? There are two print advertisements that strongly believe in helping the world a better place. The first ad is from Bic Wite-out showing the struggles of poverty, and the second ad is from a Chinese company, with a bird committing suicide warning the people of the environment. Bic Wite-out begins with two separate images of a drawing of a boy looking down as he sits on the floor. The difference between the two images is that the image on the left shows an empty can, and the right shows that the can has been white out, and is replaced by a book. The reader will find this advertisemtn clever, and would be intrigued of the meaning of the picture. This could be a little reminder of those who are lucky enough to have money and education that there are people out there that don’t have the same luck as them. The second ad from a Chinese company shows a bird with a rope wrapped around its neck. Surrounding the bird is a living room set up, you would see at a typical home or apartment. It’s extremely eye-opening. More often than not, the cause of animal deaths is put in the hands of humans. In this case, however, animals are portrayed as committing suicide in order to leave their despairing circumstances. To foreigners these both ads may not come as straightforward, than to…

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