These series of “advertisements” are designed to “sell the unsellable”. Advertising companies are asked to make a “pitch”and the most persuasive advertisement wins. How do these advertisements use certain strategies and an idea of their target audience to position us in certain ways?
A weird video from Schmoop about how to use the principles of Ethos, Pathos and Logos in your persuasive writing.
Below are some persuasive speeches delivered by influential people around the world of different genders, nationalities and beliefs. Do you find them persuasive? If so, how and why? How does it make a difference how someone speaks, what they wear, how they stand? Who are their audiences? How do they target their audiences using the principles of Ethos, Pathos and Logos?
Flickr Photo Album of Afghanistan
This website has a fantastic collection of photos from the war in Afghanistan which you could use as stimulus for your context pieces, especially in the imaginative genre.
What if men had to wear the burqa or hijab? How does this photo series explore the questions of male and female roles in Middle Eastern society?
TEDx talk by Yemeni photographer Boushra Al-Mutawakel about the fears and conflicts she faced when becoming a photographer, then exhibiting her work which looks a controversies surrounding the hijab.
Photo series by Yemeni photographer Boushra Al-Mutawakel on how women are perceived in Yemen. What sorts of questions and concerns does this artwork reveal about conflict?