Emigrant Dumping Site SOAPSTone Reach way back in your mind and try to remember when we learned about SOAPSTone. We applied SOAPSTone to decode and break apart the cartoon. Using SOAPSTone was our way of determining what the cartoonist was talking about. Speaker 0ccasion Audience Purpose Subject Tone In Coach Ross’s class you spent time going over the Emigrant Dumping Site political cartoon. When you discussed the cartoon in his class, you went over Speaker, Occasion, and Subject. Today, you are responsible for determining the following things: who was the audience that this cartoon was intended for, what was the cartoonist’s purpose, and what was the cartoonist’s tone? DIRECTIONS: Answer the following questions to determine AUDIENCE, PURPOSE, and TONE. After you answer all the questions, write a two-paragraph (SEVEN sentences each) summary over your findings. Do this assignment on a WORD document and then when you are finished we will copy/paste it to a Google document titled, “Emigrant Dumping Site” and turn it in that way. AUDIENCE 1. What are the characteristics of the audience? In other words, who is reading this cartoon? (think about where it would be published/seen) 2. How is the audience related to YOU as the reader/viewer? (so, when it was originally published in 1890, you weren’t alive, right? But think of who WAS alive? Maybe someone you were related to read this cartoon…) 3. Why is the cartoonist addressing this audience? (again, WHO is reading it, why are THEY reading it instead of other groups – what reason does the cartoonist have for choosing his particular audience?) PURPOSE 4. What does the author hope to accomplish by this expression of opinion? (is he persuading? Arguing? What result does he want from this cartoon? What does he want people to think?) 5. How should the audience respond to the cartoon? (Remember, it’s 1890) 6. How does the cartoonist WANT the audience to respond? TONE 7. What attitude does F. Victor Gillan want us to have toward emigrants? (make sure you look at all of the things on the cartoon – facial expression, hand gestures, etc) 8. How does HIS attitude enhance the effectiveness of this cartoon? In other words, what do you think F. Victor Gillan thinks about emigrants? Write two paragraphs (SEVEN sentences) in analysis of the cartoon. Analyze means that you are examining the political cartoon to determine the most important points. You are to pick out the most important pieces of the cartoon and put them in your paragraphs. HINT: You just answered eight questions about this cartoon. I wouldn’t ask you eight unimportant questions, would I? If I were you, I would take the information that I used to answer these questions and put it in your paragraphs.