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Morris, Ray. "Visual Rhetoric in Political Cartoons: A structuralist approach." Metaphor and Symbolic Activity 8. (1993): 195–210. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
DOI: 10.1207/s15327868ms0803_5
BibTeX citation key: Morris1993
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Categories: General
Keywords: Caricature, Metaphor, Randformen des Comics, Rhetoric, Structuralism
Creators: Morris
Collection: Metaphor and Symbolic Activity
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Visual rhetoric has become of interest to sociology as part of the study of how groups are defined and presented. A structuralist approach to metaphor may help attempts to describe the ways that political cartoons portray groups, using individuals to stand for groups, and familiar, simple contrasts to stand for complex, competing powers. Rhetorical devices used in cartoons include condensation, combination, domestication, opposition, carnivalization, and hypercarnivalization.
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