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This drawing by the British cartoonist Sidney 'George' Strube, entitled 'Juggernaut' appeared in the Daily Express newspaper, 2_September 1939.

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1 This drawing by the British cartoonist Sidney 'George' Strube, entitled 'Juggernaut' appeared in the Daily Express newspaper, 2_September 1939.

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 drawing by the British cartoonist Sidney 'George' Strube, entitled 'Juggernaut' appeared in the Daily Express newspaper, 2 _ September 1939.

4 Images of Nazi militarism – tank, spiked swastika wheels, mailed fist, Nazi salute. The aggressive, militaristic nature of Hitler’s Nazi state. Denotation Connotation Meaning Hitler is the evil aggressor – Hitler is rushing into war. This drawing by the British cartoonist Sidney 'George' Strube, entitled 'Juggernaut' appeared in the Daily Express newspaper, 2 _ September 1939.

5 A variety of ‘stop’ signs – red traffic light, posters and notices with warnings and appeals. These remind the reader of traffic signs, which warn drivers of danger ahead. Denotation Connotation Meaning Hitler is intent on war – he is ignoring all warnings and appeals by other leaders. This drawing by the British cartoonist Sidney 'George' Strube, entitled 'Juggernaut' appeared in the Daily Express newspaper, 2 _ September 1939.

6 A precipice. The precipice stands for disaster. Denotation Connotation Meaning Hitler is forcing the world (and himself) into the disaster of a world war. This drawing by the British cartoonist Sidney 'George' Strube, entitled 'Juggernaut' appeared in the Daily Express newspaper, 2 _ September 1939.

7 Finally, always remember to look at: Origin (who drew it) Date (when it was published) This drawing by the British cartoonist Sidney 'George' Strube, entitled 'Juggernaut' appeared in the Daily Express newspaper, 2 _ September 1939.

8 2_September 1939. The day after Hitler invaded Poland; the day before Britain declared war. Date Details Significance Strube was prophesying that Hitler’s invasion would cause a world war unless he turned round immediately.

9 This drawing by the British cartoonist Sidney 'George' Strube, entitled 'Juggernaut' appeared in the Daily Express newspaper, 2 _ September 1939. The British cartoonist Sidney ‘George’ Strube. Strube, as all other British people, was worried about war, but determined to stop Hitler. Origin Details Significance Strube is presenting Hitler as the cause of war.


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