Symbolism Techniques And Contributions: An Analysis Of Two Cartoonists

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Register to read the introduction… Symbolism by definition is the usage of certain objects or signs to stand for bigger meanings, concepts or ideas. In the first cartoon the beaten up man with that head which looks like the earth is a symbol for the earth, the cartoonist meant by that image to show people the bad effects of overpopulation on the earth, and that earth will no longer be able to face this problem or handle its effects. In the second cartoon the earth is being presented by a man or a boy being showered, the cartoonist here wanted to show to the viewers that overpopulation pollute the earth very badly, and that the earth is over-polluted and very crowded all that because of overpopulation. Both cartoonists used this technique in a good way to show the effects of overpopulation, but maybe the second one is clearer than the first one, as it shows more aspects and effects of the problems using this

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