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This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November 1919.

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1 This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November 1919.

2 What is the message of this cartoon?

3 To do this question, you need first to borrow two concepts from English: Denotation (what you see) Connotation (how it affects its audience) This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November 1919.

4 The League of Nations is an angel. The angel of peace. Denotation Connotation Meaning The League is a divine bringer of peace to the world. This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November 1919.

5 The League of Nations is a large flower. Peace is a very beautiful thing. Denotation Connotation Meaning The League is a beautiful thing. This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November 1919.

6 The flower is growing in a graveyard. The League is one result of the deaths of the First World War. Denotation Connotation Meaning The soldiers did not die in vain – out of the killing of the war has come a way to keep the peace in the future. This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November 1919.

7 Finally, always remember to look at: Origin (who drew it) Date (when it was published) This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November 1919.

8 This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November David Low, in the Star. A British newspaper. David Low was a strong supporter of the League of Nations Origin Details Significance This cartoon illustrates the hope that British people (especially David Low) placed in the League to keep the peace.

9 This cartoon by the British artist David Low appeared in the Star newspaper on 11 November Exactly a year after the Armistice – the first Remembrance Day. Date Details Significance This was part of the British publics psychologically coming to terms with the First World War – remembering the slaughter, but also hoping it would be the war to end all wars.


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