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This cartoon by the British cartoonist Illingworth was published in June 1947. The ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union.

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1 This cartoon by the British cartoonist Illingworth was published in June The ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union.

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 ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union. This cartoon by the British cartoonist Illingworth was published in June 1947.

4 A map of Europe showing the Iron Curtain countries in black. Black is the colour of evil and fear. Denotation Connotation Meaning An evil, frightening shadow is creeping across Europe … creeping towards Britain. The ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union. This cartoon by the British cartoonist Illingworth was published in June 1947.

5 Stalin is stretching across to plant Soviet flags in western Europe. ‘Planting the flag’ is a symbol of claiming a territory for an empire. Denotation Connotation Meaning Stalin’s Soviet Union has grown, intends to grow further (and must be stopped). The ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union. This cartoon by the British cartoonist Illingworth was published in June 1947.

6 Questions marks on Sweden and France. Sweden was next to Finland; France had a strong Communist party. Denotation Connotation Meaning These two countries are in danger of becoming the next countries in the Soviet empire. The ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union. This cartoon by the British cartoonist Illingworth was published in June 1947.

7 Finally, always remember to look at: Origin (who drew it) Date (when it was published) The ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union. This cartoon by the British cartoonist Illingworth was published in June 1947.

8 The British cartoonist Illingworth. Illingworth drew for the right-wing newspaper the Daily Mail. Origin Details Significance This cartoon is a Western, anti-Soviet comment, frightening people about the Iron Curtain. The ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union.

9 This cartoon by the British cartoonist Illingworth was published in June June At the time of the Marshall Plan. Date Details Significance This cartoon is supporting Marshall’s interpretation that all Europe is in danger of turning communist, and being added to the ‘evil empire’. The ‘hammer and sickle’ is the flag of the Soviet Union.


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