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This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'. The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past.

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1 This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'. The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’.

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) The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’. This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'.

4 Hitler gives the Nazi salute to a march-past of his armies. German militarism. Denotation Connotation Meaning Hitler is openly flaunting his military power. The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’. This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'.

5 At the front of the column, recognisable politicians giving Hitler the Nazi salute. They are honouring/ praising him. Denotation Connotation Meaning Hitler may be growing in military power, but it is the politicians of France, Britain and Italy who are to blame - for letting him. The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’. This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'.

6 They have rolled up the Treaty of Versailles. Rolled up = put away/ forgotten/ abandoned. Denotation Connotation Meaning The leaders are allowing Hitler to break the terms of the Treaty of Versailles and are doing nothing to stop him. The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’. This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'.

7 They carry a flag saying: ’17 years of lost opportunity’. This is ironic – normally you carry a flag for things you are proud of; they ought to be ashamed. Denotation Connotation Meaning It is 17 years since the end of the First World War and STILL the leaders of the world have not agreed Disarmament. The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’. This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'.

8 Finally, always remember to look at: Origin (who drew it) Date (when it was published) The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’. This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'.

9 20 March Four days after Hitler had held his 'Freedom to Rearm' military rally. Date Details Significance Low is reacting to Germany’s open remilitarisation. The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’.

10 This drawing by the British cartoonist David Low (20 March 1935) is titled 'Cause comes before effect'. The British cartoonist David Low. Low hated Hitler, and believed that he wanted to take over the world. Origin Details Significance Low blames the leaders for allowing Hitler to rearm. The cartoon shows Hitler's armies marching past him - but at the front are politicians such as Chamberlain, Clemenceau, Laval and Mussolini. They have rolled up the ‘Treaty of Versailles’, and carry a flag saying: ’17 Years of Lost Opportunity’.


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