The Effects Of Cigarette Advertising On The United States Essay

1000 Words Apr 19th, 2016 null Page
Many people smoke cigarettes because it calms their body when stressed. Tobacco has been growing wild in america for more than 8,000 years. Around 2,000 years ago tobacco began to be chewed and smoked during cultural or religious ceremonies and events. The first european to ever smoke tobacco was Christopher Columbus.Cigarette making machines were developed in the latter half of the 1800s. The first such machines produced about 200 cigarettes per minute, nowadays a cigarette machine mass produce up to 9,000 cigarettes per minute.Cheap mass production and the use of cigarette advertising allowed tobacco companies to expand their markets during this period.The advertisement above is a anti-smoking advertisement that catches the reader 's eye with the colors as well as the objects in the photo itself. The photo is very eye catching because it makes a stand and a strong one at that. This ad was made to target smokers and show them what smoking can do. The statement, “I want to live not to die” Makes the picture even stronger. The pictures is very eye catching to the reader and makes it very readable. This ad has an emotional appeal, also known as pathos. A pathos is the emotional appeal made to persuade the audience by appealing to their emotions. The way this ad uses pathos is by the words written on the cigarettes which are, “I want to live not to die”. These words create a very strong emotional pull. Many people have the mindset to live to not die, meaning that people will…

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